Income/capita 50%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 87%
Income per capita$14,893$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,988$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,118$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,765$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$26,261$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,711$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Russell is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Russell is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Russell is 87% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Russell is 54% higher than the national average

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      Russell employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry39.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%10.3%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%30.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.1%19.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Braselton, GA8,409$90,28463%
      North High Shoals, GA848$78,54242%
      Bishop, GA271$70,93828%
      Between, GA275$63,90616%
      Hoschton, GA1,782$59,9318%
      Russell, GA1,395$33,98839%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atkinson, NE1,395$43,06522%
      Voorhees, NJ1,395$95,27372%
      Luna Pier, MI1,395$44,83319%
      Long Beach, WA1,395$26,83851%
      Bellevue, MI1,395$48,01113%
      Russell, GA1,395$33,98839%
      Source: The Russell, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).