Russell County, Alabama Population 2019

Russell County, Alabama's estimated population is 57,045 with a growth rate of -1.95% 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
201757,045-1,132-1.95%
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
White29,568
Black or African American24,946
Two or More Races2,313
Some Other Race876
Asian424
American Indian and Alaska Native213
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Russell County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Russell County, Alabama Median Age

35.3


Total

33.7


Male

37.4


Female

Russell County, Alabama Adults

There are 43,872 adults, (7,587 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Alabama.

Russell County, Alabama Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

30,056

51.40%

Male

28,424

48.60%

Russell County, Alabama Households and Families

Russell County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Russell County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All58.9%41.1%
Male51%49%
Non Family49.8%50.2%
Female45.9%54.1%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6902.5558.9
Married9,3653.1773.5
Non Family8,2091.2749.8
Female4,1393.4945.9
Male9773.4651

3.18

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade2,2435.79%
9th to 12th Grade4,37511.30%
High School Graduate12,53632.38%
Some College9,58624.76%
Associates Degree3,4348.87%
Bachelors Degree4,09210.57%
Graduate Degree2,4446.31%

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,94617,2743,497
Black16,27712,8912,585
Hispanic1,6261,159187
Multiple Races554472103
Other Race48033364
Asian396347160
Native American20014616
Islander414120

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 48.78%.

Russell County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,518$36,322$26,313
Less Than High School$21,343$28,995$12,385
High School Grad$25,862$30,729$20,261
Some College$31,988$40,095$26,704
Bachelors Degree$50,391$53,254$41,463
Graduate Degree$47,408$52,668$44,338

$31,518

Average Earnings

$36,322

Average Male

$26,313

Average Female

Russell County, Alabama Language

Russell County, Alabama Language by Age

Russell County, Alabama Language

94.82% of Russell County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty

Russell County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,5236,13225.01%
White27,4694,27015.54%
Hispanic3,02293931.07%
Multiple2,28360726.59%
Other87647854.57%
Native2006432.00%
Asian4244510.61%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.79%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is Other, with 54.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is Asian, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.02%.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.64%
High School20.04%
Some College11.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.58%
Female Unemployed34.68%
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed5.05%

Russell County, Alabama Income

Russell County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,988$52,540
Families$49,373$62,472
Married Families$63,937$
Non Families$22,816$32,766

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Russell County, Alabama Veterans

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by War

5,677

Number of Veterans

4,618

Male Veterans

1,059

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,249
First Gulf War1,898
Vietnam1,363
Korea435
World War II61

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,062
55 to 641,295
18 to 34866
65 to 74755
75+699

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,93313.19%
Black2,55213.79%
Hispanic1478.06%
2 or More9112.40%
Other7212.33%
Hawaiian2083.33%
Asian92.29%

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Alabama Employment Status

Russell County, Alabama Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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%
  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