Russell, Georgia Population 2024

1,338

Russell is a city located in Barrow County, Jackson County, and Oconee County Georgia. Russell has a 2024 population of 1,338. Russell is currently declining at a rate of -2.34% annually and its population has decreased by -8.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,466 in 2020.

The average household income in Russell is $60,949 with a poverty rate of 15.48%. The median age in Russell is 33.9 years: 33.3 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Russell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Russell was:

  • White: 50.5%
  • Two or more races: 36.23%
  • Black or African American: 11.55%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,151.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.73% (-128)
The current population of Russell, Georgia is 1,338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,466.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70850.5%
Two or more races50836.23%
Black or African American16211.55%
Other race241.71%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Russell Population by Race

Russell Population Pyramid 2024

Russell Median Age

33.9

Total

33.3

Male

38.6

Female

Russell Adults

There are 1,043 adults, (90 of whom are seniors) in Russell.

Russell Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell Sex Ratio

Female63945.58%
Male76354.42%

Russell Population by Age

Russell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4423.1754.145.9
Married1352.9688.111.9
Female1304.5541.558.5
Non Family1161.2921.678.4
Male614.367.232.8

3.61

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Russell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade11613%
Associates Degree111.23%
Bachelors Degree374.15%
Graduate Degree212.35%
High School Graduate39444.17%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College31335.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Russell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White50044134
2+ Races24324324
Black125790
Hispanic1079624
Other Race24130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 22.43%.

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,982$51,272$37,604
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,727$39,444$34,000
Some College$35,096$35,096$0

$37,727

Average Earnings

$39,444

Average Male

$34,000

Average Female

Russell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Russell Language

90.41% of Russell residents speak only English, while 9.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.63% of the population.

Russell Language

Russell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White70811416.1%
Hispanic1798044.69%
Multiple5088015.75%
Black1622314.2%

15.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.02%

Male Poverty Rate

17.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell is Hispanic, with 44.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell is Black, with 14.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.27%.

Russell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.72%
High School17.51%
Bachelors or Greater15.52%
Some College3.4%

Russell Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.66%
Male Employed3.5%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Russell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,813$58,852
Households$53,750$60,949
Married Families$71,771$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,473$52,699

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Russell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Russell 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Russell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Russell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+13
65 to 7410
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Russell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White233.78%

Russell Veterans by Race

Russell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Russell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.69%

Born in Russell

93.15%

Native Born

6.85%

Foreign Born

6.85%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.15% of Russell residents were born in the United States, with 64.69% having been born in Georgia. 6.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Russell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,338-32-2.34%
20231,370-32-2.28%
20221,402-335-19.29%
20211,73727118.49%
20201,466-31-2.07%
20191,49726821.81%
20181,229-162-11.65%
20171,391-4-0.29%
20161,395211.53%
20151,374564.25%
20141,318-345-20.75%
20131,6631429.34%
20121,52141737.77%
20111,104-99-8.23%
20101,20300%

Russell Population by Year