Russell County, Kansas Population 2021

Russell County, Kansas's estimated population is 6,764 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Russell County, Kansas is the 55th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 7,001 and has seen a growth of -3.39% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,764-46-0.68%
20206,810-46-0.67%
20196,856-46-0.67%
20186,902-28-0.40%
20176,930-77-1.10%
20167,007-37-0.53%
20157,044370.53%
20147,007300.43%
20136,977-13-0.19%
20126,99030.04%
20116,987-14-0.20%
20107,001-834-10.64%
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%
194013,4642,41921.90%
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%
18701560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.68%
County Website
State
Founded
February 26, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
7,001
Growth Since 2010
-3.39%
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Russell County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,56794.52%
Black or African American1602.30%
Two or More Races1161.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.33%
Some Other Race200.29%
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Russell County, Kansas Population by Race

Russell County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Russell County, Kansas Median Age

49.1


Total

44.4


Male

50.3


Female

Russell County, Kansas Adults

There are 5,501 adults, (1,637 of whom are seniors) in Russell County, Kansas.

Russell County, Kansas Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Russell County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,497

50.33%

Male

3,451

49.67%

Russell County, Kansas Population by Age

Russell County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Russell County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All78%22%
Non Family68%32%
Female35.7%64.3%
Male33.5%66.5%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Russell County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0152.2678
Married1,5812.893.4
Non Family1,1361.2468
Male1553.9233.5
Female1432.7135.7

2.81

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Russell County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3116.17%
9th to 12th Grade2915.77%
High School Graduate1,37327.24%
Some College1,41528.07%
Associates Degree4869.64%
Bachelors Degree72214.32%
Graduate Degree4438.79%
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Russell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Russell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7024,2681,149
Hispanic1433611
Black9694
Native American6271
Other Race2020
Islander1919
2+ Races19154

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 24.44%.

Russell County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,298$38,542$24,252
Less Than 9th Grade$15,330$14,002$17,382
High School Graduate$21,696$29,219$20,369
Some College$31,654$47,083$24,485
Bachelors Degree$34,531$37,083$33,833
Graduate Degree$70,761$73,088$44,531

$28,298

Average Earnings

$38,542

Average Male

$24,252

Average Female

Russell County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Russell County, Kansas Language by Age

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Russell County, Kansas Language

95.82% of Russell County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Russell County, Kansas Language

Russell County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3076079.62%
Hispanic2368234.75%
Native625588.71%
Multiple1164942.24%
Other1919100.00%
Islander231356.52%

11.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.28%

Male Poverty Rate

9.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Russell County, Kansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Russell County, Kansas is White, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.22%.

Russell County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.57%
High School13.24%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.43%

Russell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed12.98%
Male Employed7.43%
Female Employed4.60%

Russell County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Russell County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,792$60,152
Families$57,697$73,541
Married Families$69,081-
Non Families$24,167$35,061
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Income by Household Type

Russell County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Russell County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Russell County, Kansas Marital Status

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453

Number of Veterans

441

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
Second Gulf War49
Korea46
First Gulf War42
World War II25

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+157
65 to 74157
35 to 5474
55 to 6441
18 to 3424

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4328.27%
Islander1368.42%
2+ Races421.05%
Native American23.23%
Black21.25%

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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4.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Russell County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Russell County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Russell County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Russell County, Kansas 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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70.32%

Born in Russell County, Kansas

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Russell County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 70.32% having been born in Kansas. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Russell County, Kansas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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