Russell County, Alabama Population 2022

Russell County, Alabama's estimated population is 58,492 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 in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 53,321 and has seen a growth of 9.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
184013,5130.00%
185019,5486,03544.66%
186026,5927,04436.03%
187021,636-4,956-18.64%
188024,8373,20114.79%
189024,093-744-3.00%
190027,0832,99012.41%
191025,937-1,146-4.23%
192027,4481,5115.83%
193027,377-71-0.26%
194035,7758,39830.68%
195040,3644,58912.83%
196046,3515,98714.83%
197045,394-957-2.06%
198047,3561,9624.32%
199046,860-496-1.05%
201053,3216,46113.79%
201154,8521,5312.87%
201257,5002,6484.83%
201359,1491,6492.87%
201459,224750.13%
201558,844-380-0.64%
201658,185-659-1.12%
201756,985-1,200-2.06%
201857,7847991.40%
201957,9611770.31%
202058,1381770.31%
202158,3151770.30%
202258,4921770.30%
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Russell County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,67547.77%
Black or African American26,02344.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.15%
Asian6761.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.05%
Some Other Race1,5382.65%
Two or More Races1,9113.30%
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Russell County, Alabama Population by Race

Russell County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Russell County, Alabama Median Age

36.7


Total

35.9


Male

38.1


Female

Russell County, Alabama Adults

There are 43,957 adults, (8,281 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Alabama.

Russell County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

30,129

52.00%

Male

27,809

48.00%

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
Married79%21%
All60.5%39.5%
Male53.2%46.8%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female36%64%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,6942.4260.5
Married10,0903.0179
Male1,2513.1253.2
Female3,6913.5736
Non Family8,6621.1450.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Russell County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7314.41%
9th to 12th Grade4,05210.32%
High School Graduate11,66629.70%
Some College10,11125.74%
Associates Degree4,84912.34%
Bachelors Degree4,41611.24%
Graduate Degree2,4556.25%
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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
Asian594535172
Native American585812
2+ Races694678131
Other Race654360123
White19,04716,9353,385
Black17,33914,1992,917
Hispanic1,7631,248242

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 28.96%.

Russell County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,023$40,936$24,753
Less Than 9th Grade$21,836$35,851$18,181
High School Graduate$27,774$33,267$19,995
Some College$31,984$41,622$23,532
Bachelors Degree$52,665$55,640$44,922
Graduate Degree$54,458$55,741$47,321

$33,023

Average Earnings

$40,936

Average Male

$24,753

Average Female

Russell County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell County, Alabama Language by Age

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Russell County, Alabama Language

94.58% of Russell County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.33% of the population.

Russell County, Alabama Language

Russell County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3030100.00%
Native854451.76%
Hispanic3,2461,40643.31%
Black25,6577,05527.50%
Multiple1,74741423.70%
Asian67610014.79%
White25,7523,45813.43%
Other906NaN%

21.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

24.33%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.37%.

Russell County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.22%
High School23.25%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.03%

Russell County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.98%
Male Unemployed35.56%
Female Employed13.29%
Female Unemployed27.76%

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$42,208$57,400
Families$54,213$67,474
Married Families$67,020-
Non Families$25,004$38,580
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Income by Household Type

Russell County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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 35-44, 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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6,300

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,894
First Gulf War1,964
Vietnam1,498
Korea269
World War II24

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34649
35 to 542,567
55 to 641,511
65 to 741,003
75+570

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,82213.48%
Black2,99515.40%
Asian24439.87%
Other Race9911.96%
2+ Races14017.83%
Hispanic31716.41%

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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11.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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33.36%

Born in Russell County, Alabama

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.87% of Russell County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 33.36% having been born in Alabama. 1.35% 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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