Russellville, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 7,073 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 3,254  (46.0%)
Females: 3,819  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42276.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,295 (it was $25,647 in 2000)
Russellville:

$30,295
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,820 (it was $15,654 in 2000)

Russellville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,930 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Russellville:

$102,930
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $558.

March 2019 cost of living index in Russellville: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.1%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for Black residents, 40.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Russellville, KY (2017)
    • 5,23574.1%White alone
    • 1,31718.6%Black alone
    • 2854.0%Two or more races
    • 1422.0%Hispanic
    • 590.8%Other race alone
    • 260.4%American Indian alone
    • 200.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Russellville, Kentucky as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Russellville is 207 to 1.


Crime rates in Russellville by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(27.5)
1
(13.6)
3
(41.2)
9
(124.1)
5
(71.3)
4
(57.4)
7
(100.7)
2
(28.4)
4
(56.7)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.5)
6
(84.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(54.9)
3
(40.9)
4
(54.9)
6
(82.7)
6
(85.6)
2
(28.7)
2
(28.8)
3
(42.5)
3
(42.5)
7
(99.0)
9
(128.5)
4
(56.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(274.6)
13
(177.4)
11
(151.1)
7
(96.5)
6
(85.6)
12
(172.2)
4
(57.6)
9
(127.6)
8
(113.4)
15
(212.1)
13
(185.6)
7
(98.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
93
(1,277)
70
(955.2)
59
(810.3)
64
(882.3)
74
(1,056)
65
(932.8)
52
(748.3)
41
(581.3)
58
(822.2)
54
(763.5)
45
(642.3)
53
(747.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
230
(3,158)
219
(2,989)
159
(2,184)
213
(2,936)
178
(2,540)
199
(2,856)
174
(2,504)
155
(2,198)
157
(2,226)
159
(2,248)
194
(2,769)
154
(2,173)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(123.6)
6
(81.9)
9
(123.6)
15
(206.8)
12
(171.2)
5
(71.8)
13
(187.1)
7
(99.2)
12
(170.1)
11
(155.5)
10
(142.7)
6
(84.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.4)
2
(28.5)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.3)
1
(14.3)
2
(28.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)346.4278.9233.6339.1289.1274.3268.2225.9241.0295.8265.6250.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (24.1%), English (20.9%), Irish (6.3%), German (5.1%), African (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1840

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile   (low).

Russellville, Kentucky map

81 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $925 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $963 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (32.4 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (48.0 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Auburn, KY (3.1 miles ),
Lewisburg, KY (3.2 miles ),
Adairville, KY (3.5 miles ),
Allensville, KY (3.6 miles),
Elkton, KY (3.8 miles ),
Dunmor, KY (4.1 miles ),
Barren Plains, TN (4.1 miles ),
Kirkmansville, KY (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.84 N, Longitude: 86.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,475 (+35.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,426 (59.4%)

Area code: 270

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Russellville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Russellville, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Russellville, KY
Historical housing units in Russellville, KY
Most common industries in Russellville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.1%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.4%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Apparel (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Russellville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Russellville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Russellville, Kentucky 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 60.6. This is better than average.

City:

60.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.598
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Russellville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Russellville city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russellville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from Russellville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 147.7 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 163.6 miles away from Russellville 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 Logan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russellville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Russellville:

  • LOGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1625 NASHVILLE STREET)
  • LIFELINE HEALTH CARE OF LOGAN (60 SHELTON LANE)
  • CREEKWOOD PLACE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (683 E. THIRD STREET)

Airports located in Russellville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russellville:

  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 27 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 34 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 34 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 40 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)

Public high schools in Russellville:

  • LOGAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2200 BOWLING GREEN RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LOGAN COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 117 WALKER DR, Grades: 8-12)
  • RUSSELLVILLE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1101 W 9TH ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Russellville:

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Library in Russellville:

  • LOGAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $883,623; Location: 201 WEST SIXTH STREET; 40,272 books; 4,501 audio materials; 4,219 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Russellville: Russellville Rural Fire Department (A), Russellville Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maple Grove Cemetery (1), County Home Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Russellville Saddle Factory Museum (280 E 4th St), Logan County Tourist & Convention Commission (Tourism Consultants; 116 South Main Street), Morris Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 123 East 5th Street).

Hotels: Town Motel (485 W 4th St), Scottish Inns (815 West 9th Street), Best Western Briarwood Inn (1450 Bowling Green Rd), Comfort Inn Russellville (1120 Bowling Green Road).

Courts: Kentucky State Government - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Circuit Court J (Court House), Kentucky State Government - Administrative Office Of The Courts- District Court J (200 West 4th Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Court Designated Wo (199 North Owen Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- District Court C (200 West 4th Street), Kentucky State - Circuit Court Clerk (200 West 4th Street), Logan County Government - County Court Clerk (229 West 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Alice Allison Dunnigan - Journalist, Bubba Wells - Basketball player-coach, George B. Crittenden - Confederate Army general, John W. Caldwell - Politician, Joseph Jefferson - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Feb 15, 1980), Terrence W. Wilcutt - Astronaut, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden - Union Army general, Wilkinson Call - Politician, Finis McLean - Politician, Frank Gorrell - Politician.

Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Russellville and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF RUSSELLVILLE (Population served: 8,613, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTH LOGAN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,649, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


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

People in group quarters in Russellville in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Russellville in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 103 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Russellville (2011 data):

  • First Southern National Bank: Russellville Branch at 138 North Main Street, branch established on 1902/12/19; Bethel Branch at 104 South Bethel Street, branch established on 1963/06/22. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $675.9 mil, Deposits: $573.0 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Lewisburg Banking Company: Russellville Branch at 780 Hopkinsville Road, branch established on 1993/06/14; Russellville Drive-Thru at 200 Armory Drive, branch established on 2009/12/07. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $100.5 mil, Deposits: $85.4 mil, headquarters in Lewisburg, KY, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lewisburg Bancshares Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Russellville Branch at 120 Sam Walton Drive, branch established on 2009/03/07. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Auburn Banking Company: Russellville Branch at 404 Hopkinsville Road, branch established on 1998/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $64.5 mil, Deposits: $51.8 mil, headquarters in Auburn, KY, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancorp, Inc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Russellville Branch at 135 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Russellville Main Branch at 102 Nw Park Square, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Russellville:

Marital status in Russellville, KY
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Russellville:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Kentucky average:

11.9

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, KY (based on Logan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,71063
Mainline Protestant1,97415
Black Protestant5304
Catholic5001
Other2162
None8,905-
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: 5
Logan County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Logan County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Logan County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Logan County:

11.1%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Russellville:

46.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Russellville:

23.1%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Russellville:

12.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Russellville:

34.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Russellville:

50.6%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Russellville:

75.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Russellville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$62,886$37,7320$0
Sewerage 13$32,727$30,2100$0
Other Government Administration 11$34,822$37,9882$2,489
Parks and Recreation 11$22,936$25,0218$4,850
Firefighters 10$43,015$51,6180$0
Streets and Highways 6$13,706$27,4120$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,899$32,6970$0
Water Supply 2$5,430$32,5800$0
Financial Administration 2$8,724$52,34411$8,242
Totals for Government 79$235,145$35,71821$15,581

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($44.54)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,114,000 ($298.88)
    Sewerage: $1,329,000 ($187.90)
    Police Protection: $1,118,000 ($158.07)
    Central Staff Services: $754,000 ($106.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $699,000 ($98.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $653,000 ($92.32)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($50.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $178,000 ($25.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $150,000 ($21.21)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($1.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000 ($38.17)
    Police Protection: $117,000 ($16.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($6.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $46,000 ($6.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($3.82)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($3.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,251,000 ($459.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($9.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,769,000 ($250.11)
    Other: $295,000 ($41.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($19.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($3.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($3.53)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,352,000 ($332.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $464,000 ($65.60)
    Highways: $129,000 ($18.24)
    General Local Government Support: $44,000 ($6.22)
  • Tax - Corporation Net Income: $2,873,000 ($406.19)
    Property: $1,069,000 ($151.14)
    Individual Income: $805,000 ($113.81)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $608,000 ($85.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $228,000 ($32.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($17.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,000,000 ($424.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000 ($424.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,706,000 ($382.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,987,000 ($280.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $719,000 ($101.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,277,000 ($463.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,456,000 ($488.62)

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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 Warren County, KY  1.17% ($27,409 average AGI)
from Simpson County, KY  0.57% ($38,056)
from Robertson County, TN  0.37% ($27,286)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Warren County, KY  1.37% ($30,915 average AGI)
to Simpson County, KY  0.51% ($34,792)
to Todd County, KY  0.41% ($28,923)
Businesses in Russellville, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike4
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Russellville:

  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russellville:

  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJOI-FM (94.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Russellville:

  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
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
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 88.6mTotal length
  • $1,735,000Total costs
  • 116,743Total average daily traffic
  • 7,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 119,575Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Russellville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Russellville, KY

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 121 took place in 2010, and the least - 22 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Russellville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.3%), and Structure Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Russellville, KY
    • 38838.3%Outside Fires
    • 38337.8%Structure Fires
    • 16015.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 818.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Russellville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Russellville, Kentucky:

  • Econolodge, 1450 Bowling Grn Rd, Russellville, Kentucky 42276 , Phone: (270) 726-2488, Fax: (270) 726-3124
  • QUALITY INN, 1120 BOWLING GREEN Rd, Russellville, Kentucky 42276 , Phone: (270) 725-9771
  • quality inn, 1120 Bowling Green Rd, Russellville, Kentucky 42276 , Phone: (270) 725-9771
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Russellville, Kentucky
Most common first names in Russellville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16270.2 years
Mary14478.9 years
William11672.8 years
John11675.2 years
Robert8172.6 years
George6675.0 years
Charles6470.1 years
Willie6378.0 years
Annie4480.4 years
Henry4376.6 years
Most common last names in Russellville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7576.8 years
Smith6179.0 years
White5372.4 years
Johnson5072.9 years
Brown4777.4 years
Wilson4174.1 years
Taylor4075.1 years
Page3876.2 years
Thomas3871.4 years
Clark3876.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Russellville, KY
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Russellville, KY
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Russellville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Russellville on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
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