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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  9. Cost of Living
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  12. Commute
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Russell is a town in Kentucky with a population of 3,284. Russell is in Greenup County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Russell offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Russell and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Russell are highly rated.
About Russell...
Population
3,284

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$714
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Russell Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    31
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    31
    40.7
  • Robbery
    92.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    92.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,269.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Russell

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,056
National
$55,322
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Russell Reviews

2 reviews
The local businesses around this area are great. Everyone is very nice and inviting and will treat you like family!
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I have worked for a few of the businesses in this area and it really is great and family like. Also, there are almost always jobs available in this area and most people can take advantage of this.