Russellville, AL


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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.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Russellville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.15% of the Russellville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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%).

Being a small city, Russellville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Russellville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.50% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or 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.

Russellville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.25%.

The most common language spoken in Russellville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.

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