Russell County AL Information


Russell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 57,732
Population in Households 57,158
Population in Familes 46,478
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 23,263
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 15,364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,702 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,561 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,708 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $111,363
Average Home Value $136,179


Median Household Income $33,266
Average Household Income $42,357
Per Capita Income $17,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.06% 3.03%
Households 2.18% 3.07%
Families 2.07% 3.0%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


Russell County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russell County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 23 67th
Population Density1 # 24 66th
Diversity Index2 # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 43 37th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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