Russell County VA Information


Russell County Subdivisions

Russell County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,891
Population in Households 30,457
Population in Familes 25,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 434
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,842
Average Household Income $49,962
Per Capita Income $20,858


Total Housing Units 14,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,202 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,558 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,776 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $104,329
Average Home Value $144,224


Total Households 12,760
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 8,857
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.44%
Households 0.81% 0.44%
Families 0.67% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


Russell County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russell County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 56th
Population Density # 94 30th
Diversity Index # 129 4th
Median Household Income # 118 12th
Per Capita Income # 119 11th

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