Spindale, Rutherford County, North Carolina

Spindale: City in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Spindale is a city located in the county of Rutherford in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,321 and a population density of 311 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,175 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Spindale

Population : 4,175 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Rutherford County
Postal code : 28160
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 13.87 km2
Altitude : 1,089 feet / 332 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:43:18 (28th November 2022)
Density : 301 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.5% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Spindale is located at 35°21'36"N 81°55'45"W (35.3601200, -81.9292700).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Spindale decreased by 3.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,321 - census
2011 4,276 -1.05% estimation process
2012 4,241 -0.83% estimation process
2013 4,238 -0.07% estimation process
2014 4,215 -0.55% estimation process
2015 4,204 -0.26% estimation process
2016 4,177 -0.65% estimation process
2017 4,186 0.22% estimation process
2018 4,194 0.19% estimation process
2019 4,202 0.19% estimation process
2020 4,175 -0.65% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 37,743
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 39,552
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 38,497
April 1, 2010 Population : 39,558
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 15.0%
Female persons, % : 49.6%
White only, percent : 29.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 35.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 16.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 31.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 15.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,125
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 27.2%

Spindale zip code is 28160. County name: Rutherford, County fips: 37161

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 27.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $156,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,955
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $949
2015-2019 median gross rent : $904
2015-2019 Households : 15,504
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 66.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,539,066
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 407,282
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 641,008
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,226
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $29,232
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,380
Percentage of people living in poverty : 37.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,520
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,362
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 791
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,255
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,039
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 129
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,177
2010 population per square mile : 3,680.8
2010 land area in square miles : 10.75

People born in Spindale (1)

American politician Bobby F. England was born in Spindale

Schools in Spindale

College & universities near Spindale, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198710 Isothermal Community College Spindale (NC) 28160-0804

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Spindale, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Spindale

Post Office Name City ZIP
Spindal Post Office Spindale (NC) 28160

Other cities in Rutherford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rutherford County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Forest City 7,138 Town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Rutherfordton 4,090 Town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Lake Lure 1,153 Town in North Carolina
Ellenboro 830 Human settlement in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ruth 400 Town in North Carolina, United States
Bostic 379 Human settlement in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Spindale distances to largest North Carolina cities