Russell County, Virginia Population 2019

Russell County, Virginia's estimated population is 27,027 with a growth rate of -1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Virginia is the 66th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,748-279-1.03%
201727,027-358-1.31%
201627,385-439-1.58%
201527,824-230-0.82%
201428,054-258-0.91%
201328,312-91-0.32%
201228,403-257-0.90%
201128,660-197-0.68%
201028,8571900.66%
199028,667-3,094-9.74%
198031,7617,22829.46%
197024,533-1,757-6.68%
196026,290-528-1.97%
195026,8181910.72%
194026,6276702.58%
193025,957-829-3.09%
192026,7863,31214.11%
191023,4745,44330.19%
190018,0311,90511.81%
189016,1262,22015.96%
188013,9062,80325.25%
187011,1038238.01%
186010,280-1,639-13.75%
185011,9194,04151.29%
18407,8781,16417.34%
18306,7141,17821.28%
18205,536-783-12.39%
18106,3191,51131.43%
18004,8081,47044.04%
17903,3380.00%

Russell County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,076
Two or More Races269
Black or African American261
Some Other Race77
Asian29
American Indian and Alaska Native13

Russell County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Russell County, Virginia Median Age

44.8


Total

43.7


Male

45.6


Female

Russell County, Virginia Adults

There are 22,292 adults, (5,340 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Virginia.

Russell County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,162

51.08%

Male

13,563

48.92%

Russell County, Virginia Households and Families

Russell County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Russell County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All77.9%22.1%
Male74.6%25.4%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female53.8%46.2%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1022.4577.9
Married5,9883.0687.3
Non Family3,7371.1369.4
Female9873.3653.8
Male3903.674.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Russell County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,33711.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,9709.72%
High School Graduate7,23335.68%
Some College3,96719.57%
Associates Degree2,0159.94%
Bachelors Degree1,8999.37%
Graduate Degree8534.21%

Russell County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,74115,5292,695
Hispanic25821730
Black19415719
Multiple Races100748
Other Race7676
Native American136
Asian1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,635$42,223$26,569
Less Than High School$26,569$30,664$16,176
High School Grad$23,069$32,724$17,567
Some College$33,262$45,610$26,584
Bachelors Degree$47,532$56,215$41,444
Graduate Degree$45,372$55,117$39,545

$33,635

Average Earnings

$42,223

Average Male

$26,569

Average Female

Russell County, Virginia Language

Russell County, Virginia Language by Age

Russell County, Virginia Language

98.05% of Russell County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Russell County, Virginia Poverty

Russell County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,5944,67817.59%
Black1675432.34%
Hispanic3434312.54%
Multiple2653111.70%
Asian291758.62%
Native13646.15%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.08%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Virginia is Asian, with 58.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Virginia is Multiple, with 11.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.15%
High School18.49%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.72%
Male Unemployed14.45%
Female Employed6.29%
Male Employed3.32%

Russell County, Virginia Income

Russell County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,083$51,308
Families$52,756$62,329
Married Families$58,474-
Non Families$18,700$27,186

Russell County, Virginia Marital Status

Russell County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Russell County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Russell County, Virginia Veterans

1,293

Number of Veterans

1,207

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam477
First Gulf War177
Second Gulf War127
World War II64
Korea54

Russell County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2635.78%
Hispanic6421.12%
Black146.73%
2 or More107.75%
Indian646.15%

Russell County, Virginia Veterans by Education

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Virginia Employment Status

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Russell County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lebanon34443285-159-4.62%
Honaker14471365-82-5.67%
St. Paul 956907-49-5.13%
Cleveland193184-9-4.66%
  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