Russellville, Arkansas Population 2024

29,371

Russellville is a city located in Pope County Arkansas. Russellville has a 2024 population of 29,371. It is also the county seat of Pope County.Russellville is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,953 in 2020.

The average household income in Russellville is $66,619 with a poverty rate of 20.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Russellville is 29.9 years, 28 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Russellville Demographics

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

  • White: 75.96%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Other race: 6.88%
  • Black or African American: 4.94%
  • Native American: 2.2%
  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
Land Area (mi²)
28.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,037.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.44% (418)
The current population of Russellville, Arkansas is 29,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,953.

Russellville, Arkansas Population 2024

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Russellville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,98775.96%
Two or more races2,3768.21%
Other race1,9916.88%
Black or African American1,4304.94%
Native American6362.2%
Asian4911.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.12%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Russellville Population by Race

Russellville Population Pyramid 2024

Russellville Median Age

29.9

Total

28

Male

31.9

Female

Russellville Adults

There are 22,535 adults, (3,477 of whom are seniors) in Russellville.

Russellville Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Russellville Sex Ratio

Female15,07352.07%
Male13,87347.93%

Russellville Population by Age

Russellville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4242.4758.841.2
Non Family4,2941.3248.251.8
Married4,2403.3473.726.3
Female1,6083.1647.952.1
Male2823.0258.941.1
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Russellville 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

Russellville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russellville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.28%.

Russellville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,931

Average Earnings

$47,990

Average Male

$29,911

Average Female

Russellville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russellville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Russellville Language

83.92% of Russellville residents speak only English, while 16.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.87% of the population.

Russellville Language

Russellville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,2483,82920.98%
Hispanic4,50786619.21%
Multiple2,21771132.07%
Other1,95453127.18%
Black93610110.79%
Native602498.14%
Asian361246.65%
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20.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.6%

Male Poverty Rate

24.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russellville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russellville is Multiple, with 32.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russellville is Asian, with 6.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.67%.

Russellville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.93%
High School26.13%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%
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Russellville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.18%
Female Employed18.97%
Male Unemployed15.66%
Male Employed7.82%
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Russellville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russellville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Russellville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Russellville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Russellville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Russellville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Russellville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,366

Number of Veterans

1,149

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

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Russellville Veterans by War

count

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Russellville Veterans by Age

count

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Russellville Veterans by Race

Russellville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russellville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Russellville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Russellville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Russellville 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

56.53%

Born in Russellville

89.91%

Native Born

10.09%

Foreign Born

5.83%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.91% of Russellville residents were born in the United States, with 56.53% having been born in Arkansas. 5.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Russellville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929,9661190.4%
202829,8471190.4%
202729,7281190.4%
202629,6091190.4%
202529,4901190.41%
202429,3711190.41%
202329,2521190.41%
202229,1331190.41%
202129,014610.21%
202028,953-303-1.04%
201929,2562880.99%
201828,968-195-0.67%
201729,163-203-0.69%
201629,366500.17%
201529,3162130.73%
201429,1034141.44%
201328,689770.27%
201228,612-68-0.24%
201128,6803051.07%
201028,3754,69319.82%
200023,6822,42211.39%
199021,2606,74246.44%
198014,5182,76823.56%
197011,7502,82931.71%
19608,9217559.25%
19508,1662,23937.78%
19405,9272995.31%
19305,6281,12324.93%
19204,5051,56953.44%
19102,936
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Russellville Population by Year