Russell County, Kentucky Population 2019

Russell County, Kentucky's estimated population is 17,739 with a growth rate of -0.16% 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
201817,821820.46%
201717,739-28-0.16%
201617,767820.46%
201517,685-104-0.58%
201417,789360.20%
201317,7531120.63%
201217,641-60-0.34%
201117,7011270.72%
201017,5742,85819.42%
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
White16,875
Some Other Race436
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander115
Two or More Races104
Black or African American91
Asian83
American Indian and Alaska Native27

Russell County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Russell County, Kentucky Median Age

43.4


Total

42.5


Male

44


Female

Russell County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,733 adults, (3,356 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Kentucky.

Russell County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,101

51.33%

Male

8,630

48.67%

Russell County, Kentucky Households and Families

Russell County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Russell County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
Female58.1%41.9%
Male37.2%62.8%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2042.4374.1
Married3,3413.0184.6
Non Family2,5141.1572.8
Female8633.358.1
Male4863.5637.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Russell County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,55412.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,44411.58%
High School Graduate4,58436.77%
Some College2,32018.61%
Associates Degree8897.13%
Bachelors Degree9657.74%
Graduate Degree7105.70%

Russell County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,8909,1531,591
Hispanic32611040
Other Race20836
Multiple Races635611
Black5735
Islander4949
Asian453714
Native American271919

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 70.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,220$30,987$25,965
Less Than High School$20,340$19,384$21,516
High School Grad$25,213$31,098$15,856
Some College$31,057$35,118$29,398
Bachelors Degree$40,559$46,121$30,750
Graduate Degree$52,589$77,188$50,841

$29,220

Average Earnings

$30,987

Average Male

$25,965

Average Female

Russell County, Kentucky Language

Russell County, Kentucky Language by Age

Russell County, Kentucky Language

96.95% of Russell County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty

Russell County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4183,93923.99%
Hispanic63529546.46%
Other43619344.27%
Islander115115100.00%
Multiple994848.48%
Black902224.44%

25.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.36%

Male Poverty Rate

27.11%

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 White, with 23.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.22%
High School23.09%
Some College15.16%
Bachelors or Greater7.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.47%
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Employed11.00%
Male Employed5.92%

Russell County, Kentucky Income

Russell County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,660$44,866
Families$43,333$53,020
Married Families$51,371-
Non Families$18,675$27,919

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Russell County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans

845

Number of Veterans

818

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam435
Korea114
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War52
World War II32

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8296.25%
Hispanic154.24%
Black1519.74%
2 or More11.59%

Russell County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

13.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Kentucky Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Russell County, Kentucky

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