Russell, KY has a population of 3,281 and is the 8,358th largest city in the United States. The population density is 965 per sq mi which is 790% higher than the Kentucky average and 965% higher than the national average. The median age in Russell is 41 which is approximately 5% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Russell, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 56% of Russell residents were born in Kentucky, 40% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.