Russell, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 4,484 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 2,170  (48.4%)
Females: 2,314  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67665.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,053 (it was $26,217 in 2000)
Russell:

$35,053
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,902 (it was $15,690 in 2000)

Russell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,244 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Russell:

$64,244
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $675.

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  • Races in Russell, KS (2010)

    Russell races chart
    • 4,25094.3%White alone
    • 932.1%Hispanic
    • 661.5%Two or more races
    • 451.0%Black alone
    • 250.6%American Indian alone
    • 230.5%Asian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Russell: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Irish (15.9%), English (11.1%), United States (7.6%), Scottish (1.9%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1826 feet

Land area: 4.91 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Russell,KS real estate house value index trend

Russell, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Russell:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell city:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Russell, Kansas as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Russell to the number of sex offenders is 407 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,312 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,146 (2.2%)

Russell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (117.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (436.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bunker Hill, KS (2.9 miles) , Gorham, KS (3.0 miles ), Dorrance, KS (3.8 miles ), Victoria, KS (4.0 miles ), Paradise, KS (4.0 miles) , Waldo, KS (4.0 miles) , Susank, KS (4.2 miles) , Luray, KS (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $227,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $81,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $14,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $244,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $349,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 98.86 W

Area code: 785

Russell household income distribution Russell home values distribution

Crime rates in Russell by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000000000
per 100,000 0.00.022.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2120012010137
per 100,000 42.222.245.20.00.023.747.20.024.00.022.167.1156.7
Robberies 0110000010000
per 100,000 0.022.222.60.00.00.00.00.024.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 99126231018251621172113
per 100,000 189.7199.6271.3135.0526.0236.7425.2599.8384.0463.1376.1469.7291.1
Burglaries 16202233232729261515263316
per 100,000 337.3443.5497.4742.2526.0639.2685.1623.8360.0330.8575.2738.1358.3
Thefts 80746360654744504241523839
per 100,000 1,686.31,640.81,424.41,349.51,486.41,112.71,039.51,199.61,007.9904.11,150.4849.9873.3
Auto thefts 69116558762977
per 100,000 126.5199.6248.7135.0114.3118.4189.0167.9144.044.1199.1156.6156.7
Arson 2101120103100
per 100,000 42.222.20.022.522.947.30.024.00.066.222.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 165.0168.9242.6137.2201.1157.6217.2214.9172.1148.4186.3234.7244.6

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Crime rate in Russell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Kansas average:

2.60
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Russell, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Russell-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Russell city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russell-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Russell center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 427.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 350.1 miles away from Russell center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Dole - (born 1923), politician, Senator, Presidential Candidate, Russell, Kansas., Philip Anschutz - Billionaire, Marj Dusay - Soap opera actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Russell:

  • DSNWK EVES HOME (133 EVES DR)
  • RUSSELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 200 S MAIN STREET)
  • GATEWOOD CARE CENTER (225 E JEWELL)
  • RUSSELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL LTCU (200 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • WHEATLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (320 S LINCOLN ST)
  • WHEATLAND NURSING CENTER (320 S LINCOLN ST)

airports located in Russell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 27 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 35 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 77 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 117 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 117 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 118 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 118 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Russell:

  • RUSSELL HIGH (Students: 289, Location: 565 STATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Russell:

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Library in Russell:

  • RUSSELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $152,280; Location: 126 EAST 6TH STREET; 41,823 books; 1,317 audio materials; 13 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Russell: Triple - J Camper Park (A), Russell Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Russell County Fairgrounds (C), Russell Municipal Power Plant (D), Kansas Territory Enterprises Industrial Park (E), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop D - Russell (F), Russell Police Department (G), Russell County Sheriff's Department (H), Russell County Courthouse (I), Russell Fire Department (J), Russell - Grant Township Fire Department (K), Russell County Sheriff's Department Jail (L), Russell County Emergency Medical Services (M), Russell County Health Department (N), Deines Cultural Center (O), Fossil Station Museum (P), Russell Public Library (Q), Russell City Hall (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Russell include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Second Baptist Church (B), Calvary Chapel Assembly of God (C), Bible Baptist Church (D), Russell Church of Christ (E), Otterbein United Methodist Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Saint Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Russell: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum Oilpatch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Edward Avenue), Russell County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 331 North Kansas Street), Museum Fossil Station (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 331 North Kansas Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Russell KS (1405 South Fossil), Trails End Horse Motel (535 Windsor Street), Days Inn (1225 South Fossil Street), AmericInn Russell (1430 South Fossil), Super 8 Motel (1405 South Fossil Street), Days Inn Russell Kansas (1225 South Fossil Street).

Courts: Russell-County - District Court- District Judge (401 North Main Street), Russell-County - Clerk Of Court- District Court- District Magistrate Judge & Tra (401 North Main Street).

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.4% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.5% for American Indian residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Russell in 2010:

  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Russell in 2000:

  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 21 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Russell, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Russell (2011 data):

  • The Wilson State Bank: Russell Branch at 565 South Fossil, branch established on 1998/01/12. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $79.8 mil, Deposits: $68.5 mil, headquarters in Wilson, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wilson Bancshares, Inc.
  • UMB National Bank of America: Russell Branch at 507 Main Street, branch established on 1889/03/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.6 mil, Deposits: $401.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • United National Bank: Russell Branch at 436 North Main, branch established on 1991/10/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $107.2 mil, Deposits: $96.8 mil, headquarters in Natoma, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Russell Office at 740 Main Street, branch established on 1918/11/30. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Russell city (based on Russell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,85417
Catholic1,0283
Evangelical Protestant3458
Other11
None2,742-
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: 3
Russell County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Russell County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

27.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Russell:

52.0%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Russell:

47.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Russell:

75.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Russell, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,458$37,8320$0
Other Government Administration 6$14,635$29,2709$413
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$5,373
Police Protection - Officers 10$22,266$26,7190$0
Police - Other 10$23,247$27,8961$424
Firefighters 2$5,826$34,95615$2,702
Streets and Highways 7$17,725$30,3860$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,713$23,1390$0
Sewerage 1$3,178$38,1360$0
Parks and Recreation 7$17,965$30,79731$6,226
Water Supply 14$27,014$23,1550$0
Electric Power 19$40,469$25,5590$0
Transit 1$1,654$19,8482$1,457
Other and Unallocable 3$10,309$41,2360$0
Totals for Government 87$201,459$27,78762$16,595

Russell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $430,000 ($95.90)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,507,000 ($2343.22)
    Hospitals: $9,998,000 ($2229.71)
    General - Other: $1,418,000 ($316.24)
    Water Utilities: $679,000 ($151.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $519,000 ($115.74)
    Police Protection: $377,000 ($84.08)
    Regular Highways: $326,000 ($72.70)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($67.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($46.83)
    Libraries: $108,000 ($24.09)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($21.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($19.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($11.37)
    Transit Utilities: $40,000 ($8.92)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($7.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $331,000 ($73.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $409,000 ($91.21)
    Electric Utilities: $222,000 ($49.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($11.82)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($6.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($5.58)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($2.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.45)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.45)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,547,000 ($2352.14)

Russell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,998,000 ($2229.71)
    Sewerage: $361,000 ($80.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $355,000 ($79.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($25.42)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($1.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $70,000 ($15.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $172,000 ($38.36)
    All Other: $129,000 ($28.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $553,000 ($123.33)
    Interest Earnings: $417,000 ($93.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $122,000 ($27.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($9.59)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($1.12)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,202,000 ($2275.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,518,000 ($338.54)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($1.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $204,000 ($45.50)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($6.47)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($2.68)
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Property: $2,395,000 ($534.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $467,000 ($104.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $89,000 ($19.85)
    Other License: $24,000 ($5.35)

Russell government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,496,000 ($1671.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,799,000 ($1516.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $697,000 ($155.44)

Russell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $484,000 ($107.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,193,000 ($1158.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $496,000 ($110.62)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Ellis County, KS  1.26% ($37,771 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.54% ($22,267)
from Ellsworth County, KS  0.36% ($16,200)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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 Ellis County, KS  1.02% ($28,286 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.36% ($42,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell:

  • KRSL (990 AM; 0 kW; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell:

  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Russell:

  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Russell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Russell fatal accident list:

Apr 21, 2012 07:49 PM, 200th Blvd, I-70, Lat: 38.85874, Lon: -98.58524, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 19, 2011 02:01 AM, 1st, Franklin, Lat: 38.88649, Lon: -98.85086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 29, 1996 11:46 AM, Main, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 16, 1986 08:31 PM, 40b, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1985 06:40 PM, 281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1982 11:02 PM, 40b, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • $558,000Total costs
  • 30,105Total average daily traffic
  • 4,889Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Russell, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Russell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Russell, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Russell)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Russell)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 65
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Russell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Russell, KS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Russell, Kansas:

  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 1430 S Fossil, Russell, Kansas 67665 , Phone: (785) 483-4200, Fax: (785) 483-4249
  • Super 8 Russell, 1405 S Fossil, Russell, Kansas 67665 , Phone: (785) 483-2488, Fax: (785) 483-6348
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Russell, Kansas
Most common first names in Russell, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6479.2 years
William4978.8 years
Mary4483.6 years
George3677.2 years
Anna2984.8 years
Robert2975.2 years
David2971.1 years
James2774.8 years
Paul2675.5 years
Walter2577.6 years
Most common last names in Russell, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ehrlich4677.1 years
Bender3681.4 years
Dumler3678.8 years
Boxberger3679.2 years
Krug2983.5 years
Strecker2278.0 years
Mai2283.9 years
Miller2078.8 years
Dietz1878.9 years
Becker1675.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Russell, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1Super 81
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1

Russell compared to Kansas state average:

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

Russell on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
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