Russell County Information

Russell in Alabama occupies 647 square miles and has a 2006 population of 50,085, a change from a 2000 population of 49,756 and 46,860 in 1990. 12.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.4% percent is 25-35, and 14.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 155 acts of violent crime reported in Russell in 2004, a change from 182 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,137 people: 5.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.1%.

Read more about Russell, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyRussell 
StateAlabama 
Land Area647 sq. milesRanked 1,581 of 3,140
Population 200650,085Ranked 952 of 3,140
Population 200549,371 
Population 200049,756Ranked 919 of 3,140
Population 199046,860Ranked 893 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion56.1% 
African American42.1% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1414.5% 
Population 15 to 2412.7% 
Population 25 to 3413.4% 
Population 35 to 4414.1% 
Population 45 to 5414.4% 
Population 55 to 6411.2% 
Population 65 to 747.7% 
Population 75 and up6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes155182
Murders / Manslaughters5 
Forcible Rapes20 
Robberies40 
Aggravated Assaults90 
Total Property Crimes1,4811,389
Burglaries443 
Larceny Thefts859 
Motor Vehicle Thefts179 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population21,72722,217
Unemployed Population1,137908
Unemployment Rate5.2%4.1%

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