Russell, Kansas Population 2024

4,279

Russell is a city located in Russell County Kansas. Russell has a 2024 population of 4,279. It is also the county seat of Russell County.Russell is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,385 in 2020.

The average household income in Russell is $57,362 with a poverty rate of 22.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Russell is 42.1 years, 40.2 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Russell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Russell was:

  • White: 88.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.87%
  • Other race: 2.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
888.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.42% (-106)
The current population of Russell, Kansas is 4,279 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,385.

Russell, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,74788.41%
Two or more races2916.87%
Other race1262.97%
Black or African American551.3%
Native American190.45%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Russell Population by Race

Russell Population Pyramid 2024

Russell Median Age

42.1

Total

40.2

Male

48.9

Female

Russell Adults

There are 3,214 adults, (983 of whom are seniors) in Russell.

Russell Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell Sex Ratio

Female2,15150.76%
Male2,08749.24%

Russell Population by Age

Russell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8862.1971.128.9
Non Family8751.2465.934.1
Married7382.8294.35.7
Female1703.5127.672.4
Male1033.4520.479.6
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Russell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Russell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 98.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.71%.

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,189

Average Earnings

$39,023

Average Male

$26,946

Average Female

Russell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Russell Language

97.86% of Russell residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Russell Language

Russell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,57770319.65%
Hispanic25018072%
Other110110100%
Multiple2866823.78%
Native1919100%
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22.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell is White, with 19.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.96%.

Russell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.19%
High School30.34%
Some College16.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
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Russell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed12.91%
Female Employed5.32%
Male Unemployed
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Russell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Russell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Russell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Russell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Russell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

309

Number of Veterans

309

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Russell Veterans by War

count

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Russell Veterans by Age

count

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Russell Veterans by Race

Russell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Russell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Russell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.43%

Born in Russell

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Russell residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in Kansas. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Russell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,099-36-0.87%
20284,135-36-0.86%
20274,171-36-0.86%
20264,207-36-0.85%
20254,243-36-0.84%
20244,279-36-0.83%
20234,315-36-0.83%
20224,351-36-0.82%
20214,38720.05%
20204,385-45-1.02%
20194,430-12-0.27%
20184,442-28-0.63%
20174,470-49-1.08%
20164,519-29-0.64%
20154,548240.53%
20144,524190.42%
20134,505-9-0.2%
20124,514-1-0.02%
20114,515-12-0.27%
20104,527-169-3.6%
20004,696-85-1.78%
19904,781-646-11.9%
19805,427561.04%
19705,371-742-12.14%
19606,113-370-5.71%
19506,4831,66434.53%
19404,819
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Russell Population by Year