Russellville, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Russellville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Russellville had a population of 9,794 as of July 1, 2015. Russellville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Russellville is located at latitude 34.5057 and longitude -87.7282 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Russellville (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The City of Russellville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Russellville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Russellville, AL Boundary Map

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Russellville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,794
Population in Households 9,589
Population in Familes 7,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,655
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,460
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,123 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,532 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $94,282
Average Home Value $111,664
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,365
Average Household Income $47,314
Per Capita Income $17,516
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.02%
Households -0.22% -0.09%
Families -0.12% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 67 89th
Population Density1 # 77 87th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 327 44th
Per Capita Income # 441 24th

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