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Russell, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Russell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,301 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.9787 and longitude -83.7002 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the Russell Census Designated Place 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.

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Russell, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,301
Population in Households 1,299
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,091
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $25,561
Average Household Income $37,406
Per Capita Income $12,930


Total Housing Units 458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (33.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (54.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $86,364


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 1.29%
Households 0.85% 1.31%
Families -0.78% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

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, 2018 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 # 329 48th
Population Density # 143 77th
Diversity Index # 34 95th
Median Household Income # 604 4th
Per Capita Income # 617 2nd

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