Russell County, Kansas Population 2024

6,563

Russell County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 6,563 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Kansas is the 54th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 7,000 and has seen a growth of -6.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,373-38-0.59%
20286,411-38-0.59%
20276,449-38-0.59%
20266,487-38-0.58%
20256,525-38-0.58%
20246,563-38-0.58%
20236,601-38-0.57%
20226,639-38-0.57%
20216,67770.1%
20206,670-198-2.88%
20196,868-17-0.25%
20186,885-43-0.62%
20176,928-69-0.99%
20166,997-48-0.68%
20157,045370.53%
20147,008310.44%
20136,977-12-0.17%
20126,98940.06%
20116,985-15-0.21%
20107,000
19907,835-1,033-11.65%
19808,868-560-5.94%
19709,428-1,920-16.92%
196011,348-2,058-15.35%
195013,406-58-0.43%
194013,4642,41921.9%
193011,0452972.76%
192010,748-52-0.48%
191010,8002,31127.22%
19008,4891,15615.76%
18907,333-18-0.24%
18807,3517,1954612.18%
1870156-6,217-97.55%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.58% (-38)
County Website
Russell County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2020 Population
6,670
Area
886 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.6% (-107)
Founded
February 26, 1867

Russell County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,06190.44%
Two or more races4026%
Other race1492.22%
Black or African American550.82%
Native American250.37%
Asian100.15%
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 County, Kansas Population by Race

Russell County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Russell County, Kansas Median Age

45.3

Total

42.6

Male

48.7

Female

Russell County, Kansas Adults

There are 5,239 adults, (1,672 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Kansas.

Russell County, Kansas Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female3,41150.9%
Male3,29149.1%

Russell County, Kansas Population by Age

Russell County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9952.276.223.8
Married1,3202.8492.37.7
Non Family1,3081.2270.729.3
Female2173.4741.958.1
Male1503.3330.769.3
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Russell County, Kansas 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 County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.54%.

Russell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,507

Average Earnings

$42,443

Average Male

$33,047

Average Female

Russell County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Russell County, Kansas Language

97.69% of Russell County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Russell County, Kansas Language

Russell County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,87893315.87%
Hispanic27518366.55%
Other13311082.71%
Multiple3977819.65%
Native252080%
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17.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.57%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Kansas is Other, with 82.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Kansas is White, with 15.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.16%.

Russell County, Kansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.04%
High School23.14%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%
showing: 4 rows

Russell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed16.22%
Male Employed8.6%
Female Employed5.68%
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Russell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Russell County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Russell County, Kansas 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 County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Russell County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

529

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Russell County, Kansas Veterans by War

count

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Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Russell County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Russell County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Russell County, Kansas 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

72.59%

Born in Russell County, Kansas

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Russell County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 72.59% having been born in Kansas. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Russell County, Kansas Place of Birth

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