Russell County, Alabama Population 2018

Russell County, Alabama's estimated population is 57,045 with a growth rate of -2.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Alabama is the 23rd largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201757,045-1,591-2.71%
201658,6364590.79%
201658,177-670-1.14%
201558,847-360-0.61%
201459,207840.14%
201359,1231,6452.86%
201257,4782,6454.82%
201154,8331,5242.86%
201053,3096,44913.76%
199046,860-496-1.05%
198047,3561,9624.32%
197045,394-957-2.06%
196046,3515,98714.83%
195040,3644,58912.83%
194035,7758,39830.68%
193027,377-71-0.26%
192027,4481,5115.83%
191025,937-1,146-4.23%
190027,0832,99012.41%
189024,093-744-3.00%
188024,8373,20114.79%
187021,636-4,956-18.64%
186026,5927,04436.03%
185019,5486,03544.66%
184013,5130.00%

Russell County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,392
Black or African American24,789
Two or More Races2,073
Some Other Race603
Asian435
American Indian and Alaska Native216
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander128

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Russell County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Russell County, Alabama Median Age

34.8


Total

33.3


Male

36.2


Female

Russell County, Alabama Adults

There are 43,918 adults, (7,388 of which are seniors) in Russell County, Alabama.

Russell County, Alabama Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

30,117

51.36%

Male

28,519

48.64%

Russell County, Alabama Households and Families

Russell County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Russell County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All58.7%41.3%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female43.9%56.1%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3332.658.7
Married9,2393.2374.6
Non Family7,9591.2848.1
Female4,2643.5543.9
Male8713.2158.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Russell County, Alabama Households

Russell County, Alabama Education

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2305.78%
9th to 12th Grade4,49611.66%
High School Graduate12,02031.17%
Some College9,75125.28%
Associates Degree3,5099.10%
Bachelors Degree4,15210.77%
Graduate Degree2,4106.25%

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,19417,3073,424
Black15,99112,5842,642
Hispanic1,5651,231263
Multiple Races50842370
Asian409368165
Other Race32131583
Native American17711411
Islander353514

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 40.34%.

Russell County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,694$35,236$25,467
Less Than High School$20,972$28,220$12,965
High School Grad$24,903$29,744$19,514
Some College$31,851$36,756$26,899
Bachelors Degree$45,385$54,060$35,945
Graduate Degree$46,744$50,986$42,419

$30,694

Average Earnings

$35,236

Average Male

$25,467

Average Female

Russell County, Alabama Language

Russell County, Alabama Language by Age

Russell County, Alabama Language

94.86% of Russell County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty

Russell County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,4806,56826.83%
White27,9974,61216.47%
Hispanic2,94773825.04%
Multiple2,03742020.62%
Other60330250.08%
Native1857138.38%
Asian435439.89%

21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.39%

Male Poverty Rate

24.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is Other, with 50.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is Asian, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.50%.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.40%
High School18.08%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater6.73%

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.76%
Male Unemployed32.59%
Female Employed12.89%
Male Employed5.19%

Russell County, Alabama Income

Russell County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,400$51,839
Families$48,908$61,340
Married Families$64,811$
Non Families$23,921$32,448

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Russell County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Russell County, Alabama Veterans

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by War

5,727

Number of Veterans

4,703

Male Veterans

1,024

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,294
First Gulf War1,987
Vietnam1,485
Korea422
World War II79

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,096
55 to 641,166
18 to 341,057
65 to 74742
75+666

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,21414.20%
Black2,36712.90%
Hispanic21112.26%
2 or More659.59%
Other6314.79%
Hawaiian1473.68%
Asian40.98%

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Alabama Employment Status

Russell County, Alabama Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Russell County, Alabama Employment by Race

Russell County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Russell County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Phenix City 3287437132425812.95%
Hurtsboro550593437.82%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990