Russell, Kansas Population 2021

4,361
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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.

Russell Demographics

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

  • White: 92.84%
  • Black or African American: 3.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Native American: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Russell, Kansas is 4,361 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,506.

Russell, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,20192.84%
Black or African American1603.54%
Two or More Races761.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native551.22%
Some Other Race200.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.29%
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Russell Population by Race

Russell Population Pyramid $2021

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Russell Median Age

49.5


Total

45.2


Male

51.1


Female

Russell Adults

There are 3,635 adults, (1,071 of whom are seniors) in Russell.

Russell Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell Sex Ratio

Female

2,297

50.76%

Male

2,228

49.24%

Russell Population by Age

Russell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Russell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.6%5.4%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male25.2%74.8%
Female17.3%82.7%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9732.2375.8
Married1,0062.6394.6
Non Family7501.2966.1
Male1194.325.2
Female982.8117.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Russell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2748.08%
9th to 12th Grade2366.96%
High School Graduate90526.69%
Some College92827.37%
Associates Degree36310.70%
Bachelors Degree3319.76%
Graduate Degree35410.44%
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Russell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0992,753685
Hispanic12821
Black9694
Native American55
Other Race2020
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.10%.

Russell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,012$34,668$24,000
Less Than 9th Grade$15,047$13,876$
High School Graduate$21,250$28,711$20,388
Some College$31,212$48,050$24,728
Bachelors Degree$25,089$14,167$29,792
Graduate Degree$72,283$73,529$

$26,012

Average Earnings

$34,668

Average Male

$24,000

Average Female

Russell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell Language by Age

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Russell Language

94.45% of Russell residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Russell Language

Russell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,97346111.60%
Hispanic2047838.24%
Native5555100.00%
Multiple764559.21%
Other1919100.00%
Islander1313100.00%

13.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell is White, with 11.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.79%.

Russell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.11%
High School16.90%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.15%

Russell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed15.70%
Male Employed10.87%
Female Employed4.00%

Russell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,646$56,659
Families$57,176$69,383
Married Families$67,679-
Non Families$22,298$34,071
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Income by Household Type

Russell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Russell Marital Status

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240

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War28
Korea9
World War II

Russell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+85
65 to 7485
35 to 5442
18 to 3415
55 to 6413

Russell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2256.64%
Islander13100.00%
Black21.25%

Russell Veterans by Race

Russell Veterans by Education

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5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Russell Employment by Age

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Russell Employment by Race

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Russell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.81%

Born in Russell

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.93% of Russell residents were born in the United States, with 66.81% having been born in Kansas. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Russell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,361-31-0.71%
20204,392-31-0.70%
20194,423-31-0.70%
20184,454-16-0.36%
20174,470-57-1.26%
20164,527-21-0.46%
20154,548230.51%
20144,525200.44%
20134,505-10-0.22%
20124,515-1-0.02%
20114,516-11-0.24%
20104,527-169-0.37%
20004,696-85-0.18%
19904,781-646-1.26%
19805,427560.10%
19705,371-742-1.29%
19606,113-370-0.59%
19506,4831,6643.01%
19404,8190.00%

Russell Population by Year