Russell County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Russell County is 17,760, a change of 0.65% when compared to 2014. With an area of 253.69 square miles, this works out to a population density of 70.01 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 7,027, with an average household size of 2.5.
Russell County's 2018 unemployment rate was 8.35%.
The average household income in Russell County for 2018 was $45,749, while the median was $36,159.

Russell County Population Trends

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Russell County Age Grouping

Russell County Ethnicity Mix

Russell County Fertility Rate

193 estimated births

Russell County Household Characteristics

Russell County Median Age over Time

Russell County Households with Children by Age

Russell County Median Household Income

Russell County Educational Attainment

Russell County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Russell County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $889

Russell County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $541

Russell County Average Commute

Russell County Primary Transportation

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Russell County Field of Employment

Russell County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Russell County, Kentucky 17,646
2015 Russell County, Kentucky 17,669
2016 Russell County, Kentucky 17,684
2017 Russell County, Kentucky 17,731
2018 Russell County, Kentucky 17,760