Russellville, AR


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Russellville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 29,166 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Russellville is the 16th largest community in Arkansas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Russellville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Russellville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Russellville who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), sales jobs (12.59%), and teaching (8.85%).

In addition, Russellville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Russellville attending college, and as a result Russellville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.29 minutes getting to work every day.

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

The overall education level of Russellville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.12% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Russellville in 2010 was $17,935, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,740 for a family of four. However, Russellville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Russellville is a very 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 14.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Russellville include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.

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