Russellville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,847 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Russellville is the 66th largest community in Alabama.
Russellville is a blue-collar town, with 54.15% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Russellville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Russellville who work in office and administrative support (13.47%), maintenance occupations (5.86%), and business and financial occupations (5.17%).
As is often the case in a small city, Russellville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Russellville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.50% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Russellville in 2010 was $17,375, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,500 for a family of four. However, Russellville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Russellville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.43% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Russellville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Russellville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Russellville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Russellville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Russellville include English, German, European, and Dutch.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Russellville's cultural character, accounting for 21.25% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Russellville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.