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Russell County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Columbus, GA-AL
Designated Market Area: Columbus, GA-AL
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 58,555   ( 5,608 from 2010)
Land area: 641.2 square miles
Population density: 91.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:25,981 44.37% 5.8%
Black:26,69845.59% 21.8%
Indian:2520.43% 33.3%
Asian:5620.96% 67.8%
2+ races:1,4512.48% 60.3%
Hispanic:3,6116.17% 85.6%
Total non-White:32,57455.63% 28.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,755 14.8
Deaths:1,80315.2
Net Migration: -627-5.3
Net Immigration: 430.4
Change in White population:-1,610 -3.0
Change in Non-White pop.:7,218 13.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
52,947
27,59152.11%
21,92641.41%
1890.36%
3350.63%
9051.71%
1,9463.68%
25,35647.89%

2000
49,756
27,92556.12%
20,21740.63%
1640.33%
2070.42%
4560.92%
7441.50%
21,83143.88%

1990
46,860
28,28560.36%
18,04838.51%
1150.25%
520.11%
n/a
3600.77%
18,57539.64%

1980
47,356
28,30459.77%
18,48539.03%
650.14%
890.19%
n/a
4070.86%
19,05240.23%

1970
45,394
24,64754.30%
20,59845.38%
130.03%
180.04%
n/a
1100.24%
20,747 45.70%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
6,068 12.2
5,13010.3
-34-0.1
4630.9
-334 -0.7
3,525 7.1
1990's
NumberRate
7,077 15.1
5,48511.7
1,1522.5
1140.2
-360 -0.8
3,256 6.9
1980's
NumberRate
7,660 16.2
5,118 10.8
-2,602 -5.5
n/a
-19 -0.0
-477 -1.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,881 -6.3
n/a
3,657 8.1
-1,695 -3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Russell County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.2
14,160 24.2%
44,395 75.8%
8,769 15.0%
23,462
2.48
14,694 62.6%
9,827 66.9%
2,263 15.4%
8,768 37.4%

2010
NumberPercent
35.8
13,499 25.5%
39,448 74.5%
6,720 12.7%
21,229
2.47
14,085 66.3%
8,438 59.9%
2,590 18.4%
7,144 33.7%

2000
NumberPercent
35.5
13,195 26.5%
36,561 73.5%
6,511 13.1%
19,728
2.49
13,429 68.1%
9,026 67.2%
1,962 14.6%
6,299 31.9%

1990
NumberPercent
33.2
12,504 26.7%
34,356 73.3%
5,986 12.8%
17,480
2.65
12,827 73.4%
9,269 72.3%
1,590 12.4%
4,653 26.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.5
14,569 30.8%
32,787 69.2%
5,038 10.6%
16,248
2.90
12,644 77.8%
9,530 75.4%
1,426 11.3%
3,604 22.2%

2022 Housing Data for Russell County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units27,382 
Median Value$141,900 
Occupied23,46285.7%
Vacant3,92014.3%
Owned14,35161.2%
Rented9,11138.8%
Median Rent$908 
Single-Family Units18,64268.1%
    Detached18,29066.8%
    Attached3521.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units3,07111.2%
Mobile Homes3,60213.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Russell County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2009.4%
$10,000 to $14,9991,6176.9%
$15,000 to $19,9991,5886.8%
$20,000 to $24,9991,4166.0%
$25,000 to $29,9991,2485.3%
$30,000 to $34,9991,0584.5%
$35,000 to $39,9999053.9%
$40,000 to $44,9991,0074.3%
$45,000 to $49,9991,1995.1%
$50,000 to $59,9992,0688.8%
$60,000 to $74,9992,44310.4%
$75,000 to $99,9992,55810.9%
$100,000 to $124,9991,7027.3%
$125,000 to $149,9996963.0%
$150,000 to $199,9991,0364.4%
$200,000 or more7213.1%
Median Household Income47,420 
Per Capita Income25,855 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state97 
Compared to U.S.80 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,0028.5%
Public Assistance4892.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps4,73620.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed20,80558.9%
Unemployed1,5744.5%
In Armed Forces1,2623.6%
Total Labor Force23,64167.0%
Not in Labor Force11,66633.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 37.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector8,0177,46051.8%
Non-Profit48788435.5%
Self-Employed1,04592153.2%
Local Government74561854.7%
State Government26278325.1%
Federal Government84353061.4%
Total Private + Self9,0628,38152.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,3372,81545.4%
Total11,39911,19650.4%
Pct. Govt.16.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,63711.7%
Sales and Office Occupations5,19323.0%
Professional, Technical3,92817.4%
Service Occupations3,55815.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing190.1%
All others7,27932.2%
White Collar 52.0%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing3,22614.3%
Health care and social assistance2,98613.2%
Retail trade2,87312.7%
Accommodation and food services1,7127.6%
Finance and insurance1,5336.8%
Construction1,5246.7%
Transportation and warehousing1,4336.3%
Public administration1,3155.8%
Educational services1,2935.7%
Professional, scientific, technical1,1595.1%
Other services9484.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.9464.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing3831.7%
Information3151.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2531.1%
Wholesale trade2491.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2161.0%
Utilities2130.9%
Management180.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Russell County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8361.42%
Puerto Rican1,1922.03%
Cuban3060.52%
Dominican3320.56%
Total Central American4150.71%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan3290.56%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian120.02%
Salvadoran740.13%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American990.17%
Argentinean90.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean150.03%
Colombian300.05%
Ecuadorian260.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan190.03%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2710.46%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino1740.30%
Chinese1630.28%
Korean500.08%
Indian350.06%
Japanese240.04%
Singaporean130.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English51,77094.3%
Spanish2,1714.0%
French, Haitian, Cajun2260.4%
Tagalog1800.3%
German, other Germanic1650.3%
Korean1580.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1120.2%
Chinese380.1%
Other Asian200.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American6,55611.1%
English3,4175.8%
German3,3985.8%
Irish2,6554.5%
Italian6751.1%
Scottish6531.1%
French5070.9%
European4430.8%
Scotch-Irish3830.7%
African3040.5%
Norwegian2780.5%
Welsh2290.4%
Polish2270.4%
Jamaican2230.4%
Haitian1790.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen58,20198.9%
Not a citizen6481.1%
Native57,12197.1%
Foreign-born1,7282.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Russell County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,186 5.5%3,718 9.3%11,794 29.6%15,646 39.2%4,088 10.3%2,436 6.1%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,186 5.5%
9-12 Years 3,718 9.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 11,794 29.6%
Some College 15,646 39.2%
Bach. Degree 4,088 10.3%
Grad Degree 2,436 6.1%
Average years of education: 12.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Russell County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 21,726 19,949 1,777 8.2% 6.8%
1991 21,908 20,049 1,859 8.5% 7.3%
1992 21,748 20,014 1,734 8.0% 7.5%
1993 22,452 20,770 1,682 7.5% 7.2%
1994 23,393 21,987 1,406 6.0% 6.2%
1995 24,032 22,569 1,463 6.1% 5.9%
1996 25,081 23,919 1,162 4.6% 5.2%
1997 25,206 24,073 1,133 4.5% 4.9%
1998 25,473 24,444 1,029 4.0% 4.5%
1999 25,720 24,478 1,242 4.8% 4.7%
2000 22,142 21,109 1,033 4.7% 4.6%
2001 21,589 20,384 1,205 5.6% 5.2%
2002 21,521 20,008 1,513 7.0% 5.9%
2003 21,957 20,313 1,644 7.5% 6.0%
2004 21,371 19,989 1,382 6.5% 5.6%
2005 21,440 20,158 1,282 6.0% 4.4%
2006 21,484 20,233 1,251 5.8% 4.0%
2007 21,792 20,442 1,350 6.2% 4.1%
2008 21,717 19,921 1,796 8.3% 5.8%
2009 21,477 19,041 2,436 11.3% 10.1%
2010 23,828 21,271 2,557 10.7% 10.4%
2011 24,601 22,088 2,513 10.2% 9.6%
2012 24,945 22,697 2,248 9.0% 8.2%
2013 24,999 23,160 1,839 7.4% 7.3%
2014 24,812 23,197 1,615 6.5% 6.7%
2015 24,051 22,614 1,437 6.0% 6.1%
2016 23,338 22,038 1,300 5.6% 5.9%
2017 23,327 22,286 1,041 4.5% 4.6%
2018 23,915 22,957 958 4.0% 3.9%
2019 23,708 23,001 707 3.0% 3.0%
2020 23,500 22,290 1,210 5.1% 5.9%
2021 23,440 22,726 714 3.0% 3.4%
2022 23,708 23,091 617 2.6% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com