Russellville, AR

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2022 Population
28,946
0.382% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.9
5.28% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21%
0.22% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,669
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$155,900
15.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,952
3.01% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Russellville, AR had a population of 28.9k people with a median age of 29.9 and a median household income of $43,669. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Russellville, AR declined from 29,057 to 28,946, a −0.382% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,908 to $43,669, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Russellville, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), Other (Hispanic) (6.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.57%), White (Hispanic) (5.37%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.67%).

None of the households in Russellville, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.2% of the residents in Russellville, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Russellville, AR are Arkansas Tech University (3,923 degrees awarded in 2022), Arkansas Beauty College (14 degrees), and River Valley School of Massage (13 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Russellville, AR was $155,900, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%.

Most people in Russellville, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Russellville, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Russellville, AR is home to a population of 28.9k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.1% of Russellville, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.92k people).

In 2022, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Russellville, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.87k Other (Hispanic) and 1.61k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
93.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Russellville, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Russellville, AR was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Russellville, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 542
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.87k ± 483
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.61k ± 328
16.9%
Hispanic Population
4.88k people

In 2022, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Russellville, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.87k Other (Hispanic) and 1.61k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.9% of the people in Russellville, AR are hispanic (4.88k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.92k people
9.81%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.85k people

As of 2022, 10.1% of Russellville, AR residents (2.92k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Russellville, AR was 9.81%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    410 ± 139
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    307 ± 167
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    223 ± 148

Russellville, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Russellville, AR employs 13k people. The largest industries in Russellville, AR are Manufacturing (2,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,834 people), and Educational Services (1,574 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($147,630), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,782), and Transportation & Warehousing ($55,583).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

13k
2022 Value
± 1,002
3.01%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Russellville, AR grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 12.6k employees to 13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Russellville, AR, are Production Occupations (1,857 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,343 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,247 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Russellville, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13k
2022 Value
± 1,002
3.01%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Russellville, AR grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 12.6k employees to 13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Russellville, AR, are Manufacturing (2,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,834 people), and Educational Services (1,574 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Russellville, AR, though some of these residents may live in Russellville, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,095
Median earning men ± $3,801
$23,027
Median earning women ± $2,777

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($79,583), Public Administration ($63,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,818).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($58,426), Construction ($33,675), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($31,582).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Russellville, AR awarded 3,950 degrees. The student population of Russellville, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,987 male students and 5,495 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Russellville, AR are White (3,011 and 78%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (354 and 9.17%), Black or African American (200 and 5.18%), and Two or More Races (185 and 4.79%).

The largest universities in Russellville, AR by number of degrees awarded are Arkansas Tech University (3,923 and 99.3%), Arkansas Beauty College (14 and 0.354%), and River Valley School of Massage (13 and 0.329%).

The most popular majors in Russellville, AR are General Studies (1,098 and 27.8%), Medical Administrative Assistant (267 and 6.76%), and General Business Administration & Management (201 and 5.09%).

The median tuition cost in Russellville, AR for a public four year colleges is $5,820 for in-state students and $11,640 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Russellville, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 94.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,482 (42% men and 58% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,482 students enrolled in Russellville, AR, 42% men and 58% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,025 records, of which 58.9% were women and 41.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 1,098 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Russellville, AR was General Business Administration & Management with 118 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Russellville, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,923 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arkansas Tech University with 3,923 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,553 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Russellville, AR, which is 0.648 times less than the 2,397 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,011 degrees mean that there were 8.51 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 354 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($5,820) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,251) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Russellville, AR was $155,900 in 2022, which is 0.553 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $135,500 to $155,900, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Russellville, AR is 58.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Russellville, AR have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Russellville, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$155,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,611
$6,132
Median Property Taxes
±$629

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Russellville, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.8% of the housing units in Russellville, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Russellville, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$43,669
Median Household Income
± $4,620
10.4k
Number of Households
± 845

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Russellville, AR grew to $43,669 from the previous year's value of $38,908.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Russellville, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Walked (3.66%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Russellville, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who walked to work (3.66%).

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Russellville, AR have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Russellville, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Russellville, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Russellville, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Russellville, AR (5.39k out of 25.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Russellville, AR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.9% of the population of Russellville, AR has health coverage, with 44.6% on employee plans, 23.4% on Medicaid, 8.67% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pope County, AR see 1490 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.88% decrease from the previous year (1600 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2218 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 426 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,490 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pope County, AR

Primary care physicians in Pope County, AR see an average of 1,490 patients per year. This represents a 6.88% decrease from the previous year (1,600 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pope County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 32.2% between 18 and 34 years, 31.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.12%
Uninsured
44.6%
Employer Coverage
23.4%
Medicaid
8.67%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Russellville, AR grew by 7.45% from 8.49% to 9.12%.

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