Russell County AL Information

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Russell County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 59,234
Population in Households 58,660
Population in Familes 47,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 61
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,862
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 15,621
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 27,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,982 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,880 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,814 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $113,020
Average Home Value $138,537
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,508
Average Household Income $44,629
Per Capita Income $18,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 2.87%
Households 2.25% 2.91%
Families 1.99% 2.75%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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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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, 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 # 22 69th
Population Density1 # 23 67th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 37 46th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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

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