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Russellville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Russellville had a population of 7,084 as of July 1, 2016. Russellville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Russellville is located at latitude 36.8395 and longitude -86.8956 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Russellville (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Russellville (GNIS ID: 2404659) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Russellville is located within Russellville Division of Logan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Russellville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Russellville: Big Boiling Spring, Butchers Station, Cooks Station, Gasper, Logan Courthouse.

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Russellville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,084
Population in Households 6,923
Population in Familes 5,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,938
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,946
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,854 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,085 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 450 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $95,608
Average Home Value $117,215


Median Household Income $32,523
Average Household Income $46,304
Per Capita Income $18,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.22%
Households 0.18% 0.17%
Families 0.94% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Russellville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russellville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 88th
Population Density1 # 337 38th
Diversity Index2 # 49 91st
Median Household Income # 405 25th
Per Capita Income # 371 31st

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