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The City of Russell had a population of 4,223 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Russell is located at latitude 38.8953 and longitude -98.8598 in Russell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Russell encompass a land area of 4.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Russell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,827 feet.
The City of Russell has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Russell: Fossil Station.
|Total Population||4,223 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,134 (97.9%)|
|Population in Families||3,133 (74.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||89 ( 2.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,338|
|Average Household Income||$62,585|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,519|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,304 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,477 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||448 (19.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||379 (16.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,269|
|Average Home Value||$146,697|
|Housing Affordability Index3||206|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.59%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.52%|
The table below compares Russell to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 71||90th|
|Population Density||# 296||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 535||21st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 291||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 373||45th|
|Diversity Index||# 244||64th|
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