Russell, KY Demographics


Population: 3,645. Estimated population in July 2019: 3,597 (-1.3% change)
Males: 1,772 (48.6%), Females: 1,873 (51.4%)

Greenup County

Zip code: 41169

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $53,869
Median house value: $100,700

Races in Russell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (15.9%), Irish (15.0%), German (14.8%), United States (13.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), French (2.8%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Map of Russell, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Russell

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell city

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change: -391 (-9.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Russell:

  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM-IRONTON CPS (about 3 miles; IRONTON, OH)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Russell:

Other public-use airports nearest to Russell:

  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 4 miles; ASHLAND, KY; ID: DWU)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 17 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; ID: HTW)
  • GREATER PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL (about 24 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; ID: PMH)

Amtrak stations near Russell:

  • 5 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 96 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)

Schools

Public high school in Russell:

  • RUSSELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 652; Location: 709 RED DEVIL LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Russell:

  • RUSSELL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 710 RED DEVIL LANE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • RUSSELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 707 RED DEVIL LANE; Grades: 06 – 08)