Russellville, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 9,697 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 4,995  (51.5%)
Females: 4,702  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35653.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,611 (it was $25,333 in 2000)
Russellville:

$42,611
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,699 (it was $14,871 in 2000)

Russellville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,890 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Russellville:

$108,890
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Russellville: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.2%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents, 44.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Russellville, AL (2010)
    • 6,20063.1%White alone
    • 2,56026.0%Hispanic
    • 8979.1%Black alone
    • 1041.1%Two or more races
    • 290.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Asian alone
    • 200.2%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Russellville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Russellville, Alabama as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Russellville is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in Russellville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(33.9)
5
(56.4)
7
(79.2)
3
(34.3)
3
(30.4)
3
(30.2)
9
(91.4)
6
(61.2)
9
(91.9)
5
(50.8)
9
(91.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(56.5)
12
(135.2)
1
(11.3)
11
(125.6)
18
(182.2)
10
(100.8)
5
(50.8)
6
(61.2)
6
(61.3)
2
(20.3)
1
(10.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(406.7)
15
(169.1)
10
(113.1)
25
(285.5)
33
(334.1)
63
(634.8)
26
(264.1)
24
(244.9)
26
(265.4)
29
(294.5)
22
(224.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(406.7)
20
(225.4)
20
(226.2)
64
(730.8)
123
(1,245)
90
(906.9)
81
(822.8)
85
(867.5)
62
(633.0)
53
(538.2)
79
(805.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(1,796)
73
(822.7)
47
(531.6)
255
(2,912)
223
(2,258)
257
(2,590)
244
(2,479)
312
(3,184)
320
(3,267)
237
(2,407)
205
(2,090)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(271.2)
10
(112.7)
8
(90.5)
15
(171.3)
17
(172.1)
21
(211.6)
20
(203.2)
18
(183.7)
17
(173.6)
24
(243.7)
26
(265.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)270.0177.2133.7326.3337.0365.4354.8319.1333.8259.1302.9

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City-data.com crime index in Russellville, AL

Crime rate in Russellville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (25.9%), English (3.5%), Irish (2.0%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/27/1819

Elevation: 762 feet

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 733 people per square mile   (low).

Russellville, Alabama map

2,376 residents are foreign born (23.4% Latin America).

This city:

24.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $528 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $387 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (42.7 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (86.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (507.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Littleville, AL (2.5 miles ),
Spruce Pine, AL (2.9 miles ),
Belgreen, AL (2.9 miles),
Phil Campbell, AL (3.3 miles ),
Tuscumbia, AL (3.9 miles ),
Mount Hope, AL (4.1 miles ),
Bear Creek, AL (4.1 miles ),
Tri-Cities, AL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,557 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,016 (51.6%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Russellville, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Russellville, AL in 2017
Russellville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $18,800
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Russellville, AL residents
Average permit cost in Russellville, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Russellville, AL
Historical housing units in Russellville, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,079 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in Russellville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Food (9.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Food (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.4%)
  • Apparel (9.9%)
  • Food (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Russellville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Food processing workers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Food processing workers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Food processing workers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Russellville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Russellville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Russellville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Russellville city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 40.8 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Russellville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from Russellville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 272.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russellville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Russellville:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-RUSSELLVILLE (16109 HIGHWAY 43 SUITE B)
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (715 HIGHWAY 43 NE)
  • RUSSELLVILLE HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 15155 HIGHWAY 43)
  • SOUTHERNCARE RUSSELLVILLE (12220 HIGHWAY 43)
  • BURNS NURSING HOME, INC. (701 MONROE STREET NW)
  • RUSSELLVILLE HEALTH CARE INC (705 NORTHEAST GANDY STREET)
  • TERRACE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, INC (390 UNDERWOOD ROAD)
  • RUSSELLVILLE DIALYSIS (14897 HWY 43)
  • NORTHWEST HOME HEALTH (711 HOSPITAL DRIVE NE, PO BOX 1147)
  • SOUTHERN RURAL HEALTH CARE (508 ST CLAIR STREET SE)

Airports located in Russellville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russellville:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 17 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 21 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 43 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 46 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 48 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 49 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 54 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high schools in Russellville:

  • RUSSELLVILLE HIGH SCH (Students: 689, Location: 1865 WATERLOO RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BELGREEN HIGH SCH (Students: 477, Location: 14220 HIGHWAY 187, Grades: KG-12)
  • THARPTOWN HIGH SCH (Students: 297, Location: 255 HIGHWAY 80, Grades: 7-12)
  • FRANKLIN CO CAREER TECH CTR (Location: 85 JAIL SPRINGS ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Russellville:

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Library in Russellville:

  • RUSSELLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,169; Location: 110 EAST LAWRENCE STREET; 19,534 books; 430 audio materials; 340 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Russellville: Franklin County Courthouse (A), Riverbend Center for Mental Health Russellville (B), NorthStar Emergency Medical Services Franklin (C), Russellville Fire and Rescue Station 1 (D), Russellville Fire and Rescue Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Franklin Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Russellville include: West Highlands Baptist Church (A), Washington Avenue Church of Christ (B), Russellville Freewill Baptist Church (C), Russellville Church of God (D), North Russellville Baptist Church (E), Gaines Street Baptist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Knights of Pythias Cemetery (1), Wilson-Nooe Cemetery (2), Sadler Cemetery (3), Orman Cemetery (4), Old Town Cemetery (5), Devaney Cemetery (6), Luketown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sloss Lake (A), City Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Harris Creek (A), Garman Branch (B), Underwood Creek (C), Town Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Russellville include: City Lake Park (1), Eastside Park (2), Hal Kirby Junior Park (3), Southside Ball Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (14184 Highway 43).

Court: Municipal Court (1810 George Wallace Highway).

Birthplace of: Luther Duncan - Educator, Gustav Hasford - Marine, T. Ray Richeson - Football coach, Lee Clayton - Country guitarist, Arron Sears - Football player.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Russellville that have no violations reported:

  • RUSSELLVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 14,325, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY WATER SERVICES AUTHORITY (Population served: 4,950, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LITTLEVILLE WATERWORKS (Address: 1884 George Wallace Highway , Population served: 3,549, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ISBELL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,065, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ROCKWOOD WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 222, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Russellville in 2010:

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Russellville in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Russellville (2011 data):

  • Valley State Bank: North Jackson Avenue Branch, Wal-Mart Supercenter Branch, at 15565 Highway 43 Bypass. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $117.4 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Drive-In Branch, Russellville Branch, Cb&S Bank, Inc.. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • Bank Independent: Village Square Branch at 13566 Highway 43 South, branch established on 1979/09/10; Russellville Downtown Branch at 101 North Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1920/10/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • Community Spirit Bank: Russellville Branch at 14009 Highway 43, branch established on 1998/05/01. Info updated 2012/01/11: Bank assets: $112.6 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, headquarters in Red Bay, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • First Metro Bank: Russellville Branch at 15315 Highway 43, branch established on 1995/08/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $471.4 mil, Deposits: $418.8 mil, headquarters in Muscle Shoals, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Metro Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Russellville:

Marital status in Russellville, AL
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Russellville:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Russellville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Russellville, AL (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,73389
Catholic1,4871
Mainline Protestant1,1956
Black Protestant5264
Other4752
None11,288-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Franklin County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

11.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Russellville:

22.5%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Russellville:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Russellville:

34.0%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Russellville:

52.7%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Russellville:

77.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Russellville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$72,880$38,0240$0
Firefighters 20$63,346$38,0089$2,818
Water Supply 17$106,855$75,4270$0
Electric Power 15$95,792$76,6340$0
Gas Supply 13$76,500$70,6150$0
Streets and Highways 10$32,200$38,6403$4,181
Other and Unallocable 8$37,380$56,0701$819
Parks and Recreation 7$22,073$37,83920$13,541
Correction 3$6,513$26,0521$1,362
Sewerage 3$17,772$71,0881$2,077
Financial Administration 2$8,135$48,8100$0
Welfare 2$5,390$32,3404$3,358
Other Government Administration 2$7,701$46,20613$4,633
Local Libraries 1$2,780$33,3603$1,382
Police - Other 1$2,022$24,2640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$7,846
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 127$557,339$52,66260$42,017

Russellville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,574,000 ($1296.69)
    Water Utilities: $5,444,000 ($561.41)
    Sewerage: $2,148,000 ($221.51)
    Police Protection: $1,893,000 ($195.22)
    General - Other: $1,660,000 ($171.19)
    Gas Utilities: $1,512,000 ($155.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,498,000 ($154.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $838,000 ($86.42)
    Central Staff Services: $753,000 ($77.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $599,000 ($61.77)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($26.92)
    Libraries: $165,000 ($17.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $156,000 ($16.09)
    Air Transportation: $78,000 ($8.04)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($20.01)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $540,000 ($55.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($17.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $67,809,000 ($6992.78)
    Other - General - Other: $14,000 ($1.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $972,000 ($100.24)
    Gas Utilities: $907,000 ($93.53)
    Electric Utilities: $530,000 ($54.66)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($4.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($1.44)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,645,000 ($685.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,003,000 ($206.56)

Russellville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,486,000 ($256.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000 ($70.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($8.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($0.82)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $313,000 ($32.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($3.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $530,000 ($54.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $519,000 ($53.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $161,000 ($16.60)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($6.39)
    Rents: $36,000 ($3.71)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($1.55)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,186,000 ($1566.05)
    Water Utilities: $8,192,000 ($844.80)
    Gas Utilities: $6,626,000 ($683.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $793,000 ($81.78)
    Electric Utilities: $744,000 ($76.72)
    Gas Utilities: $200,000 ($20.62)
    Highways: $146,000 ($15.06)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,243,000 ($437.56)
    Property: $1,154,000 ($119.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $651,000 ($67.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $207,000 ($21.35)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $190,000 ($19.59)
    Other: $118,000 ($12.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $73,000 ($7.53)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $64,000 ($6.60)
    Other License: $18,000 ($1.86)

Russellville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,561,000 ($7482.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,542,000 ($6346.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,133,000 ($1354.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,115,000 ($218.11)

Russellville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,288,000 ($132.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,224,000 ($1363.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($1.03)

5.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Colbert County, AL  0.93% ($32,532 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  0.51% ($26,808)
from Winston County, AL  0.31% ($30,000)
Businesses in Russellville, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Subway2
CVS1T-Mobile1
Curves1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Russellville:

  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKAX (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russellville:

  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Russellville:

  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Russellville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Russellville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 436ft / 133mTotal length
  • $71,973,000Total costs
  • 187,108Total average daily traffic
  • 20,259Total average daily truck traffic
  • 200,712Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Russellville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Russellville, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Russellville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Russellville, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Russellville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MALONE JOHN W JR RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 126JB , Serial Number: 20026, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/1990
    Registrant (Individual): John W Jr Malone, 292 4th St, Russellville, AL 35653
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 201RX , Serial Number: 24-0311, Year manufactured: 1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Timothy C Burleson, 265 Tanglewood Dr, Russellville, AL 35653, Other Owners: Jason W Evans
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43232 , Serial Number: 28-7415450, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Blue Diamond Aviation LLC, 13365 Highway 243, Russellville, AL 35654
  • Aircraft: SIGMON HARVEY E VANS RV 6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62HS , Serial Number: 20198, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Trussie Curington, 945 High Chapparal Rd, Russellville, AL 35653
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8851J , Serial Number: 28-2815, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Jones, 2120 Walnut Ln, Russellville, AL 35654
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 955LC , Serial Number: 17264572, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Dba Sewell, 15830 Highway 43, Russellville, AL 35653, Other Owners: Purpose Aviation Highre
  • Aircraft: HOLCOMB WILLIAM T SEEKER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6051Z , Serial Number: HA1A, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2000
    Registrant (Individual): William T Holcomb, 492 Rustic Loop, Russellville, AL 35653
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/25/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of fires - 109 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Russellville, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.2%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Russellville, AL
    • 25843.2%Outside Fires
    • 19632.8%Structure Fires
    • 9415.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 498.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Russellville, AL
Most common first names in Russellville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William23273.1 years
James19370.2 years
Mary14077.3 years
John12372.5 years
Robert9469.6 years
Annie6879.5 years
Willie6576.6 years
Charles5969.5 years
Thomas5771.2 years
George5676.5 years
Most common last names in Russellville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12073.0 years
Hester11079.9 years
Taylor7476.4 years
King6873.5 years
Hamilton6875.1 years
Hargett5575.3 years
James5376.3 years
Wilson5170.9 years
Kimbrough4573.0 years
Malone4471.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Russellville, AL
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Russellville, AL
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 36.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood


Russellville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Russellville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
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