Russell, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 4,463 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 2,158  (48.4%)
Females: 2,305  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67665.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,412 (it was $26,217 in 2000)
Russell:

$36,412
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,066 (it was $15,690 in 2000)

Russell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,782 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Russell:

$84,782
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Russell: 74.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.4% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Russell, KS (2017)
    • 4,16590.7%White alone
    • 1673.6%Hispanic
    • 1152.5%Two or more races
    • 721.6%Black alone
    • 481.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Russell, Kansas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Russell is 327 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Russell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
2
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
3
(67.1)
7
(156.7)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.1)
3
(66.7)
7
(157.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(135.0)
23
(526.0)
10
(236.7)
18
(425.2)
25
(599.8)
16
(384.0)
21
(463.1)
17
(376.1)
21
(469.7)
13
(291.1)
13
(290.4)
16
(352.7)
17
(378.0)
18
(404.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(742.2)
23
(526.0)
27
(639.2)
29
(685.1)
26
(623.8)
15
(360.0)
15
(330.8)
26
(575.2)
33
(738.1)
16
(358.3)
23
(513.7)
N/A14
(311.3)
10
(224.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(1,350)
65
(1,486)
47
(1,113)
44
(1,039)
50
(1,200)
42
(1,008)
41
(904.1)
52
(1,150)
38
(849.9)
39
(873.3)
32
(714.8)
38
(837.6)
44
(978.4)
62
(1,392)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(135.0)
5
(114.3)
5
(118.4)
8
(189.0)
7
(167.9)
6
(144.0)
2
(44.1)
9
(199.1)
7
(156.6)
7
(156.7)
2
(44.7)
7
(154.3)
8
(177.9)
11
(247.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.9)
2
(47.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(66.2)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
1
(22.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.7210.6165.0227.5225.0180.2155.5195.1245.8256.2150.8187.1248.6297.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Russell, KS

Crime rate in Russell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (52.5%), American (13.7%), Irish (6.6%), English (4.4%), Dutch (3.3%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1826 feet

Land area: 4.91 square miles.

Population density: 909 people per square mile   (low).

Russell, Kansas map

52 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,551 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,737 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 98.86 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Russell, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Russell, KS in 2017
Russell satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $318,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $318,300
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Russell, KS residents
Average permit cost in Russell, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.7%
Historical population in Russell, KS
Historical housing units in Russell, KS
Most common industries in Russell, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Russell, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Russell, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Russell, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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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 Russell 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 the city 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Russell

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Russell:

Marital status in Russell, KS
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Russell:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Russell
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Russell, KS (based on Russell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Kansas:

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

3.1%
Kansas:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 14$49,959$42,8220$0
Water Supply 12$40,634$40,6340$0
Police - Other 10$29,904$35,8851$695
Police Protection - Officers 8$30,843$46,2650$0
Parks and Recreation 7$20,480$35,1093$2,617
Streets and Highways 6$19,242$38,4840$0
Financial Administration 5$18,593$44,6230$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,877$52,5059$401
Solid Waste Management 4$10,376$31,1280$0
Fire - Other 3$10,002$40,0080$0
Sewerage 2$6,311$37,8660$0
Transit 2$5,790$34,7402$1,949
Other and Unallocable 1$4,962$59,5440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,595
Firefighters 0$0 12$1,322
Totals for Government 79$268,973$40,85730$11,579

Russell government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $425,000 ($95.23)
    Sewerage: $288,000 ($64.53)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($40.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000 ($38.54)
    Air Transportation: $156,000 ($34.95)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($10.98)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,156,000 ($2051.53)
    General - Other: $1,590,000 ($356.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,140,000 ($255.43)
    Police Protection: $781,000 ($174.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $658,000 ($147.43)
    Central Staff Services: $564,000 ($126.37)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($86.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($61.17)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($50.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000 ($45.04)
    Libraries: $153,000 ($34.28)
    Sewerage: $149,000 ($33.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $109,000 ($24.42)
    Transit Utilities: $64,000 ($14.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($12.32)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($4.71)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $250,000 ($56.02)
    Regular Highways: $137,000 ($30.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($24.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($6.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($2.91)
    Transit Utilities: $11,000 ($2.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,926,000 ($1103.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($23.08)

Russell government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $531,000 ($118.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000 ($95.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($23.75)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($4.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $33,000 ($7.39)
    Public Welfare: $3,000 ($0.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $397,000 ($88.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $546,000 ($122.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $165,000 ($36.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($14.34)
    Rents: $27,000 ($6.05)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($3.81)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,748,000 ($2408.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,272,000 ($509.07)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($2.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $144,000 ($32.27)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($20.84)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($6.27)
  • Tax - Property: $2,199,000 ($492.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $672,000 ($150.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $175,000 ($39.21)
    Other License: $11,000 ($2.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.90)

Russell government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,956,000 ($1558.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,632,000 ($1486.00)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,347,000 ($1198.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,347,000 ($1198.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,431,000 ($320.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,107,000 ($248.04)

Russell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $349,000 ($78.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,074,000 ($3377.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,347,000 ($1198.07)

4.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ellis County, KS  1.35% ($41,784 average AGI)
Businesses in Russell, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1Super 81
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Russell fatal accident list:

Apr 21, 2012 07:49 PM, 200th Blvd, I-70, Lat: 38.858744, Lon: -98.585244, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 19, 2011 02:01 AM, 1st, Franklin, Lat: 38.886489, Lon: -98.850861, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 77.3mTotal length
  • $2,566,000Total costs
  • 127,651Total average daily traffic
  • 31,818Total average daily truck traffic
  • 121,906Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Russell, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Russell, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 99 took place in 2012, and the least - 44 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Russell, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.9%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Russell, KS
    • 63257.9%Outside Fires
    • 30928.3%Structure Fires
    • 12611.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 242.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Russell, KS
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Russell, KS
  • 59.0%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 4.9%No fuel used
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Russell compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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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