Rutherford, New Jersey 

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Population

18,690

5% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$82,385

Avg. Home Price

$435,100

Best Places to Live in Rutherford, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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QUICK FACTS

City: Rutherford
Zip Codes: 07070
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rutherford is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rutherford jobs have increased by 2.01%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rutherford's cost of living is 50.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Rutherford's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Rutherford's population is 18,690 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.06%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rutherford is $435,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.89%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Rutherford public schools spend $16,903 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Rutherford. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Rutherford

It's a good time to buy in Rutherford. Home Appreciation is up 6.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Rutherford Real Estate.

The median home price in Rutherford is $435,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rutherford    1 Reviews
student teacher ration incorrect - 2/6/2012
not sure why Rutherford is able to continue to show low student to teacher ratios but there is 24-25 kids in a class for the last three years and my kids is in 3rd... (Read More)

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07070