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Russellville, Alabama - Basic Facts

Russellville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Russellville.

It is a populated place located in Franklin County at latitude 34.5079 and longitude -87.7286. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Russellville (see map) encompass a land area of 13.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Russellville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,760
Population in Households 9,555
Population in Familes 7,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density1 728
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 3,647
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,132 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,515 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $93,533
Average Home Value $112,301


Median Household Income $35,993
Average Household Income $45,341
Per Capita Income $16,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.12%
Households -0.32% -0.22%
Families 0.02% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Russellville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russellville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 88th
Population Density1 # 76 87th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 331 43rd
Per Capita Income # 449 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.