Russell Springs, KY Demographics


Population: 2,399. Estimated population in July 2019: 2,537 (+5.8% change)
Males: 1,050 (43.8%), Females: 1,349 (56.2%)

Russell County

Zip code: 42642

Median resident age: 43.5 years
Median household income: $18,600
Median house value: $56,100

Races in Russell Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (22.0%), Irish (10.9%), English (8.0%), German (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), French (1.2%).

Land area: 4.6 square miles

Map of Russell Springs, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Russell Springs

  • High school or higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell Springs city

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change: +30 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Russell Springs:

  • RUSSELL CO HOSP (DOWELL RD BOX 1610)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Russell Springs:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Russell Springs:

Other public-use airports nearest to Russell Springs:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell Springs:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 78 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 89 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)

Schools

Public high school in Russell Springs:

  • RUSSELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 830; Location: 2166 S HWY 127; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Russell Springs:

  • RUSSELL SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 1554 N HWY 127; Grades: PK – 06)
  • RUSSELL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 2258 S HWY 127; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 1409 S HWY 76; Grades: PK – 06)