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Ruth is a town in Rutherford County, in the Forest City metro area.
The latitude of Ruth is 35.381N. The longitude is -81.947W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,027 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 329.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ruth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rutherford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28160 ZIP code.
13% of Ruth residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ruth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ruth was $16,402, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Ruth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ruth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Rutherford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ruth political report.
The average commute time for Ruth workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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