Russell is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,816, it is the 106th largest city in Kentucky and the 7763rd largest city in the United States. Russell is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,744 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Russell has a population density of 1,118 people per square mile.
The average household income in Russell is $91,917 with a poverty rate of 8.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $804 per month, and the median house value is $167,700. The median age in Russell is 44.7 years, 41.2 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Russellwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
96.55% of Russell residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell is White, with 8.01% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.64%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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96.44% of Russell residents were born in the United States, with 54.77% having been born in Kentucky. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.