Russell County is located in western Virginia. The County Seat is Lebanon and the largest city is Lebanon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.russellcountyva.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 28,023 and the 2010 census population was 28,896. The land area is 473.82 square miles and there are 61 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 74.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,100, there are 11,191 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,735, the median household income is $33,872, and 19.3% of the persons in Russell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,921. Retail sales (in $1000) were $255,615, and sales per capita were $8,806. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.4%.
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