For population 25 years and over in Russell:
For population 15 years and over in Russell town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $280 (0.6%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-21.1%).
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
Russell-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 286% 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 71% 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Russell center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
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: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Russell:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Russell compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Russell town (based on White County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,460 average adjusted gross income)
0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,838 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Russell fatal accident list:
Oct 23, 2008 04:12 PM, Us-367-18, W. Main St., Lat: 35.362947, Lon: -91.508625, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Russell, AR
Total length: 329 meters (1,079ft)
Total average daily traffic: 384,482
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,427
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
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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