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Russell, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Russell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,289 as of July 1, 2017. Russell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Russell is located at latitude 33.979 and longitude -83.6923 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the Russell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 981 feet.

The Russell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403500) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Russell Census Designated Place is located within Winder Division of Barrow County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Russell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Russell, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,289
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 824
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,286
Population in Familes 1,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,081
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $25,134
Average Household Income $36,176
Per Capita Income $12,435


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (54.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $86,290


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 1.24%
Households 0.76% 1.19%
Families -1.09% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Russell, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russell to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 332 47th
Population Density # 141 78th
Diversity Index # 40 94th
Median Household Income # 602 4th
Per Capita Income # 617 2nd

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