Russell Springs, Kentucky Population 2024

2,728

Russell Springs is a city located in Russell County Kentucky. Russell Springs has a 2024 population of 2,728. Russell Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually but its population has increased by 0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,718 in 2020.

The average household income in Russell Springs is $50,289 with a poverty rate of 27.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Russell Springs is 44.8 years, 47.1 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Russell Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 90.93%
  • Two or more races: 8.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
582.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.37% (10)
The current population of Russell Springs, Kentucky is 2,728 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,718.

Russell Springs, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,46790.93%
Two or more races2278.37%
Black or African American170.63%
Other race20.07%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Russell Springs Population by Race

Russell Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Russell Springs Median Age

44.8

Total

47.1

Male

44

Female

Russell Springs Adults

There are 2,252 adults, (640 of whom are seniors) in Russell Springs.

Russell Springs Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell Springs Sex Ratio

Female1,34549.58%
Male1,36850.42%

Russell Springs Population by Age

Russell Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0242.5753.446.6
Married3963.0968.931.1
Non Family3921.1232.467.6
Female1724.0277.922.1
Male644.3920.379.7
showing: 5 rows

3.46

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Russell Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Russell Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.24%.

Russell Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,069

Average Earnings

$38,677

Average Male

$28,229

Average Female

Russell Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Russell Springs Language

93.02% of Russell Springs residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.98% of the population.

Russell Springs Language

Russell Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,39970929.55%
Multiple22793.96%
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27.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.55%

Male Poverty Rate

32.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell Springs is White, with 29.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell Springs is Multiple, with 3.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.8%.

Russell Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.19%
Some College46.43%
High School16.48%
Bachelors or Greater13.86%
showing: 4 rows

Russell Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed28.17%
Female Employed24.79%
Male Employed7.26%
showing: 4 rows

Russell Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Russell Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Russell Springs 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 Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Russell Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

101

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Russell Springs Veterans by War

count

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Russell Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Russell Springs Veterans by Race

Russell Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Russell Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Springs 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

67.27%

Born in Russell Springs

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Russell Springs residents were born in the United States, with 67.27% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Russell Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,673-11-0.41%
20282,684-11-0.41%
20272,695-11-0.41%
20262,706-11-0.4%
20252,717-11-0.4%
20242,728-11-0.4%
20232,739-11-0.4%
20222,750-11-0.4%
20212,761431.58%
20202,718833.15%
20192,635411.58%
20182,594471.85%
20172,547100.39%
20162,537421.68%
20152,495-1-0.04%
20142,496170.69%
20132,479180.73%
20122,461-1-0.04%
20112,462230.94%
20102,439
showing: 20 rows

Russell Springs Population by Year