Russell County, Kentucky Population 2018

Russell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 17,775 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Kentucky is the 65th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,775910.51%
201617,684-86-0.48%
201617,7701130.64%
201517,657-93-0.52%
201417,750470.27%
201317,7031060.60%
201217,597-87-0.49%
201117,6841110.63%
201017,5732,85719.41%
199014,7161,0087.35%
198013,7083,16630.03%
197010,542-534-4.82%
196011,076-2,641-19.25%
195013,7171020.75%
194013,6151,68514.12%
193011,930760.64%
192011,8549939.14%
191010,8611,16612.03%
19009,6951,55919.16%
18908,1365457.18%
18807,5911,78230.68%
18705,809-215-3.57%
18606,02467512.62%
18505,3491,11126.22%
18404,2383599.25%
18303,8790.00%

Russell County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,938
Some Other Race322
Two or More Races155
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander126
Asian75
Black or African American44
American Indian and Alaska Native24

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

Russell County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

43.4


Total

41.7


Male

44.4


Female

Russell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,705 adults, (3,289 of which are seniors) in Russell County, Kentucky.

Russell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,032

51.07%

Male

8,652

48.93%

Russell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Russell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Russell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female55.5%44.5%
Male47.2%52.8%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0812.4774.4
Married3,3493.0984.4
Non Family2,4951.1571.7
Female8323.3855.5
Male4053.6447.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Russell County, Kentucky Households

Russell County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,66613.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,60212.89%
High School Graduate4,36135.10%
Some College2,30418.54%
Associates Degree9117.33%
Bachelors Degree9357.53%
Graduate Degree6455.19%

Russell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,8798,8601,505
Hispanic32012551
Other Race18233
Multiple Races77528
Asian5643
Islander3232
Black3022
Native American241616

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 66.67%.

Russell County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,777$30,627$23,489
Less Than High School$18,995$18,636$21,250
High School Grad$24,765$30,761$15,698
Some College$26,283$32,279$23,852
Bachelors Degree$32,019$43,576$24,261
Graduate Degree$52,845$70,536$51,710

$26,777

Average Earnings

$30,627

Average Male

$23,489

Average Female

Russell County, Kentucky Language

Russell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Russell County, Kentucky Language

96.52% of Russell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4324,10024.95%
Hispanic57833658.13%
Other32222068.32%
Islander126126100.00%
Multiple1243427.42%
Black43613.95%
Asian7545.33%

26.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.40%

Male Poverty Rate

27.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Kentucky is Asian, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.93%.

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.77%
High School20.06%
Some College17.59%
Bachelors or Greater8.09%

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.89%
Female Unemployed25.09%
Female Employed11.89%
Male Employed10.01%

Russell County, Kentucky Income

Russell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,539$42,259
Families$41,589$50,039
Married Families$49,304$
Non Families$17,007$26,420

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Russell County, Kentucky 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 55To64.

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by War

932

Number of Veterans

892

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam483
Korea97
First Gulf War97
World War II60
Second Gulf War57

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74297
55 to 64232
75+219
35 to 54162
18 to 3422

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9146.88%
Hispanic185.00%
2 or More1519.48%
Black38.57%

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

15.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Kentucky Employment Status

Russell County, Kentucky Employment by Age

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Russell County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Russell County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Russell County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Russell Springs244325541114.54%
Jamestown1800180660.33%
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