Russellville, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Russellville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Russellville had a population of 6,964 as of July 1, 2018. 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 36.8453 and longitude -86.8872 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 6,964
Population in Households 6,803
Population in Familes 5,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density2 649
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $34,175
Average Household Income $50,341
Per Capita Income $20,472


Total Housing Units 3,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,760 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,127 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 511 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $98,580
Average Home Value $124,730


Total Households 2,887
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,907
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.01% -0.15%
Households -0.08% -0.19%
Families 0.46% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 2018 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 # 68 88th
Population Density # 343 37th
Diversity Index # 58 90th
Median Household Income # 402 26th
Per Capita Income # 361 33rd

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