Russell, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 217 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 97  (44.9%)
Females: 120  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72139.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,532 (it was $20,208 in 2000)
Russell:

$29,532
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,535 (it was $12,032 in 2000)

Russell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,020 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Russell:

$42,020
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $50,400; Detached houses: $59,706; Mobile homes: $22,650

Median gross rent in 2013: $294.

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  • Races in Russell, AR (2010)

    Russell races chart
    • 20695.4%White alone
    • 41.9%Two or more races
    • 31.4%American Indian alone
    • 31.4%Hispanic

Races in Russell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Russell: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.7%), United States (22.7%), English (7.2%), Irish (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,050 people per square mile   (low).

Russell, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Russell:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $307 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $217 (0.9%)

Russell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (56.0 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (88.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (350.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bald Knob, AR (2.2 miles ), Bradford, AR (2.3 miles ), Judsonia, AR (3.1 miles ), Augusta, AR (3.1 miles ), West Point, AR (3.5 miles) , Kensett, AR (3.6 miles ), Pleasant Plains, AR (3.8 miles ), Searcy, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 91.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Russell household income distribution Russell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-21.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (56%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (2%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Russell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Russell, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Russell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Russell town center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 10.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russell-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from Russell center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Russell center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Russell:

  • WOODRUFF COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, AR)
  • OAKDALE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JUDSONIA, AR)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF SEARCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • DAVITA - SEARCY DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • BYRD HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SEARCY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:

  • Harding University (about 15 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 30 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 58 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 61 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 65 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 83 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Notable locations in Russell: Russell Fire Department Station 1 (A), Russell Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

White County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 50.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.2%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Russell compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
Arkansas average:

11.8

Russell travel time to work - commute Russell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Russell town (based on White County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,009166
Mainline Protestant3,83830
Other7944
Catholic7492
Black Protestant6474
None32,039-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
White County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
White County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
White County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

28.0%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$675
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,600
Firefighters 0$0 6$162
Totals for Government 0$0 14$2,437

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lonoke County, AR  0.71% ($31,823 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.62% ($37,896)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.47% ($28,621)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lonoke County, AR  0.80% ($32,244 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.73% ($35,846)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.46% ($29,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell:

  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAPZ (710 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell:

  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Russell:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Russell fatal accident list:

Oct 23, 2008 04:12 PM, Us-367-18, W. Main St., Lat: 35.36295, Lon: -91.50862, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 329m1,079ftTotal length
  • 384,482Total average daily traffic
  • 4,427Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 81990-1999
  • 152000-2009
  • 42010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Russell, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Russell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2km 315 Deg True From Russell (Lat: 35.381194 Lon: -91.525694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPPG444
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2009, Expiration Date: 12/07/2019, Certifier: John F Peacock
    Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Ave., 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Km 315 Deg True From Russell (Lat: 35.381472 Lon: -91.525139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPLV536
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Certifier: John F Peacock
    Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 11921 Rockville Pike, 3rd Floor, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891
  • Anderson Road, 1 Mile S Of (Lat: 35.347222 Lon: -91.506667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK733
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Certifier: Keith R Libbert
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman, LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RUSSELL, 1.5 Mi Se (Lat: 35.383083 Lon: -91.524667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WMM403
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2003, Certifier: Preston C Johnson
    Registrant: Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3240, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5FVR, Licensee ID: L00418792
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018
    Registrant: William H Buffaloe Sr, Russell, AR 72139-0276

Most common first names in Russell, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert679.2 years
William677.4 years
John465.5 years
Myrtle476.8 years
George371.3 years
Mary376.0 years
Maud385.3 years
Henry276.5 years
Hattie278.9 years
Frances273.0 years
Most common last names in Russell, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roetzel1172.2 years
Smith677.7 years
Weber674.8 years
Williams681.7 years
Beard443.5 years
Pierce483.2 years
Womack487.7 years
Crossman375.0 years
Mcgillvray378.3 years
Thomas379.7 years

Russell on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #79 (72139) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries"
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