Russell County AL Information


Russell County Subdivisions

Russell County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60,300
Daytime Population: Workers 13,904
Daytime Population: Residents 36,825
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 59,726
Population in Familes 48,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $36,049
Average Household Income $49,354
Per Capita Income $20,004


Total Housing Units 28,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,816 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,405 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,225 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $117,646
Average Home Value $144,342


Total Households 24,221
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 15,806
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.81% 1.64%
Households 1.84% 1.66%
Families 1.6% 1.51%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


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, 2017 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 Density # 21 70th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 43 37th
Per Capita Income # 42 39th

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