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Ruffin, NC
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Living in Ruffin


Ruffin is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 322 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ruffin is the 528th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Ruffin, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Ruffin, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Ruffin’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Ruffin does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is .

Ruffin is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ruffin is a town of managers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ruffin who work in business and financial occupations (55.36%), food service (21.03%), and office and administrative support (9.01%).

The overall crime rate in Ruffin is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ruffin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ruffin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Ruffin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ruffin, the average commute to work is 34.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Ruffin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Ruffin has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 0.00% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ruffin in 2018 was $28,621, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,484 for a family of four. However, Ruffin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ruffin is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ruffin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ruffin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ruffin include Irish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.

The most common language spoken in Ruffin is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.


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