Russell is a city located in Russell County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Russell County. With a 2020 population of 4,361, it is the 69th largest city in Kansas and the 5165th largest city in the United States . Russell is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -3.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,506 in 2010. Russell reached it's highest population of 6,483 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Russell has a population density of 906 people per square mile.
The average household income in Russell is $56,659 with a poverty rate of 13.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $99,200. The median age in Russell is 49.5 years, 45.2 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.