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Russellville is a city located in Pope County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23,682. The area code is 72802 and 72801 . The city is the county seat of Pope County.
Russellville is located at 35°16'42" North, 93°8'13" West (35.278429, -93.136820)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,682 people, 9,241 households, and 6,006 families residing in the city. The population density is 352.6/km² (913.2/mi²). There are 10,234 housing units at an average density of 152.4/km² (394.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.73% White, 5.20% Black or African American, 0.72% Native American, 1.18% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.70% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 3.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 9,241 households out of which 31.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% are married couples living together, 12.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.95.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 16.6% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $30,772, and the median income for a family is $40,242. Males have a median income of $30,133 versus $19,906 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,315. 15.6% of the population and 10.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.3% of those under the age of 18 and 12.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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