Russellville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 7,056 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Russellville is the 63rd largest community in Kentucky.
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, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Russellville who work in sales jobs (14.04%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and food service (8.36%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Russellville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Russellville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Russellville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Russellville may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Russellville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.41 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 Russellville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.07% of adults 25 and older in Russellville 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 Russellville in 2010 was $17,098, 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 $68,392 for a family of four.
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. Important ancestries of people in Russellville include Irish, German, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Russellville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.