Russell County, Alabama Population 2021

Russell County, Alabama's estimated population is 58,315 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Alabama is the 22nd largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 53,321 and has seen a growth of 9.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,3151770.30%
202058,1381770.31%
201957,9611770.31%
201857,7847991.40%
201756,985-1,200-2.06%
201658,185-659-1.12%
201558,844-380-0.64%
201459,224750.13%
201359,1491,6492.87%
201257,5002,6484.83%
201154,8521,5312.87%
201053,3216,46113.79%
199046,860-496-1.05%
198047,3561,9624.32%
197045,394-957-2.06%
196046,3515,98714.83%
195040,3644,58912.83%
194035,7758,39830.68%
193027,377-71-0.26%
192027,4481,5115.83%
191025,937-1,146-4.23%
190027,0832,99012.41%
189024,093-744-3.00%
188024,8373,20114.79%
187021,636-4,956-18.64%
186026,5927,04436.03%
185019,5486,03544.66%
184013,5130.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.30% (177)
County Website
State
Founded
December 18, 1832
County Seat
2010 Population
53,321
Growth Since 2010
9.37% (4,994)
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Russell County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,51949.21%
Black or African American25,30043.66%
Two or More Races2,0883.60%
Some Other Race1,2902.23%
Asian5530.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1790.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.04%
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Russell County, Alabama Population by Race

Russell County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Russell County, Alabama Median Age

36.3


Total

35.3


Male

38.4


Female

Russell County, Alabama Adults

There are 43,783 adults, (8,029 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Alabama.

Russell County, Alabama Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

30,091

51.92%

Male

27,861

48.08%

Russell County, Alabama Population by Age

Russell County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Russell County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42%58%
Male47.5%52.5%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
All60.2%39.8%
Married75%25%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2622.4760.2
Married9,9233.0575
Non Family8,3141.252.6
Female3,7673.4542
Male1,2583.3347.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Russell County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9735.07%
9th to 12th Grade4,32411.11%
High School Graduate12,23731.44%
Some College9,08823.35%
Associates Degree4,36111.21%
Bachelors Degree4,45311.44%
Graduate Degree2,4846.38%
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Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,42216,9493,543
Black16,73713,5732,834
Hispanic1,6921,082298
2+ Races744705136
Other Race45117770
Asian394347140
Native American13613621

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.53%.

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,304$39,761$25,216
Less Than 9th Grade$26,455$34,059$12,576
High School Graduate$27,300$31,537$19,932
Some College$31,106$40,660$23,109
Bachelors Degree$52,238$57,352$39,821
Graduate Degree$52,366$53,636$50,781

$32,304

Average Earnings

$39,761

Average Male

$25,216

Average Female

Russell County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell County, Alabama Language by Age

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Russell County, Alabama Language

93.43% of Russell County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 6.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

Russell County, Alabama Language

Russell County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,7625,99224.20%
White26,3413,47313.18%
Hispanic3,1621,44645.73%
Other1,29097175.27%
Multiple1,92957129.60%
Asian5539316.82%
Native1796737.43%
Islander2323100.00%

20.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Alabama is White, with 13.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.33%.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.28%
High School20.08%
Some College12.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.71%
Female Unemployed21.75%
Female Employed11.67%
Male Employed5.63%

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,443$55,932
Families$54,213$68,360
Married Families$66,937$83,245
Non Families$23,105$32,285
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Income by Household Type

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Russell County, Alabama 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 County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

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5,817

Number of Veterans

4,770

Male Veterans

1,047

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,594
First Gulf War2,061
Vietnam1,474
Korea340
World War II13

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,196
55 to 641,211
65 to 74958
18 to 34795
75+657

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,83415.10%
White2,76512.82%
Hispanic24312.76%
2+ Races10812.11%
Asian5612.47%
Other Race548.22%

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Russell County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Russell County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Russell County, Alabama Employment by Education

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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34.04%

Born in Russell County, Alabama

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Russell County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 34.04% having been born in Alabama. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Russell County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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