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Russell County Statistics

Facts

Land area641.1 square miles
Population Density82.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)59,585
Population change12.5%
Under 5 years of age7.8%
Under 1825.2%
65 and over12.2%
Females51%
White53.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race4.9
Asian0.8%
Two or more races2.3%
Black or African American42.3%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0.3%
Had graduated from high school80%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16%
Veterans5,977

Households and Housing

Households21,142
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more81.7%
Median household income$36,143
The Per capita income$19,678
Live below the poverty line22%
Housing units26,411
Multi-unit structures20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$104,400
Residents owning their homes61.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms3,823
Women-owned firms32.4%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms1%
Black-owned firms33.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$428,236
Retail sales per capita$8,526
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data