Russellville, Kentucky Population 2020

7,243
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Russellville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,243, it is the 56th largest city in Kentucky and the 3874th largest city in the United States. Russellville is currently growing at a rate of 1.30% annually and its population has increased by 4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,960 in 2010. Russellville reached it's highest population of 7,520 in 1980. Spanning over 11 miles, Russellville has a population density of 668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Russellville is $43,674 with a poverty rate of 25.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $620 per month, and the median house value is $93,800. The median age in Russellville is 41 years, 40.2 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males.

Russellville Demographics

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

  • White: 78.94%
  • Black or African American: 18.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Russellville, Kentucky is 7,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,057.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,960.

Russellville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,53278.94%
Black or African American1,29518.48%
Two or More Races1552.21%
Asian240.34%
Some Other Race20.03%
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Russellville Population Pyramid 2020

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Russellville Median Age

41


Total

40.2


Male

41.3


Female

Russellville Adults

There are 5,442 adults, (1,522 of whom are seniors) in Russellville.

Russellville Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Russellville Sex Ratio

Female

3,857

55.04%

Male

3,151

44.96%

Russellville Households and Families

Russellville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Russellville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Male35.1%64.9%
Female25.6%74.4%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1442.1447.4
Non Family1,4611.1339.4
Married1,1302.8668
Female4963.3925.6
Male572.8935.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Russellville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2835.73%
9th to 12th Grade60912.33%
High School Graduate2,00140.51%
Some College99620.16%
Associates Degree3607.29%
Bachelors Degree4258.60%
Graduate Degree2665.38%
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Russellville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8863,223613
Black95479474
Hispanic647
Asian24244
Multiple Races12
Other Race22

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 asian people with a rate of 16.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,458$33,313$28,056
Less Than High School$22,346$31,336$
High School Grad$28,504$33,271$23,929
Some College$29,113$21,675$33,929
Bachelors Degree$36,173$47,875$33,897
Graduate Degree$49,075$50,179$

$30,458

Average Earnings

$33,313

Average Male

$28,056

Average Female

Russellville Language

Russellville Language by Age

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Russellville Language

98.47% of Russellville residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Russellville Poverty

Russellville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2211,27124.34%
Black1,27143133.91%
Hispanic943739.36%

25.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.34%

Male Poverty Rate

26.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russellville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russellville is Hispanic, with 39.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russellville is White, with 24.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.35%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.43%
High School27.58%
Some College16.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.01%
Female Employed19.08%
Female Unemployed15.52%
Male Employed1.13%

Russellville Income

Russellville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,367$43,674
Families$48,787$55,992
Married Families$59,932-
Non Families$18,157$27,935
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Russellville Marital Status

Russellville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Russellville Married by Age and Sex

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Russellville 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 Over 65.

Russellville Marital Status by Race

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Russellville Veterans

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449

Number of Veterans

389

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
Second Gulf War90
Korea76
First Gulf War41
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+136
65 to 74111
35 to 5486
55 to 6471
18 to 3445
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4129.52%
Black373.43%
Hispanic1413.86%

Russellville Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russellville Employment Status

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.34%

Born in Kentucky

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Russellville residents were born in the United States, with 64.34% having been born in Kentucky. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,243931.30%
20197,150931.32%
20187,057-3-0.04%
20177,060931.33%
20166,967-1-0.01%
20156,968-19-0.27%
20146,987-32-0.46%
20137,019590.85%
20126,960-19-0.27%
20116,97990.13%
20106,970-179-0.25%
20007,149-305-0.42%
19907,454-66-0.09%
19807,5201,0641.54%
19706,4565950.97%
19605,8611,3322.61%
19504,5295461.29%
19403,9836861.91%
19303,2971730.54%
19203,124130.04%
19103,1115201.85%
19002,5910.00%