Russell demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)96510891
Median age40.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%58%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Russell, KY has a population of 3,281 and is the 8,359th 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.

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  • The population density in Russell is 790% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Russell is 5% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Russell 96.80% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Russell 0.34% of the population is African American.
  • In Russell 2.01% of the population is Asian.

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Russell population breakdown by race

African American0.34%7.94%12.63%
American Indian0.18%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.67%2.10%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.92%4.75%
In Russell, 2.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Russell, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).