Russell Springs is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,511 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Russell Springs is the 167th largest community in Kentucky.
When you are in Russell Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.32% of Russell Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Russell Springs is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Russell Springs who work in office and administrative support (8.33%), maintenance occupations (8.33%), and food service (6.87%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Russell Springs is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Russell Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Russell Springs rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.09% of adults 25 and older in Russell Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Russell Springs in 2010 was $16,762, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,048 for a family of four.
The people who call Russell Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Russell Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Russell Springs include Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Russell Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and German.