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Russell County Statistics

Facts

Land area253.7 square miles
Population Density69.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)17,752
Population change1%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1822.3%
65 and over18.7%
Females51.2%
White97.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race3.7
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American0.6%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school74%
Had a bachelor degree or higher11.9%
Veterans1,142

Households and Housing

Households7,270
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more91.8%
Median household income$29,721
The Per capita income$17,107
Live below the poverty line27.3%
Housing units9,869
Multi-unit structures8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$86,600
Residents owning their homes74.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,438
Women-owned firms16.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$180,335
Retail sales per capita$10,563
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data