Russell, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 3,226 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 1,662  (51.5%)
Females: 1,564  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41169.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,391 (it was $53,869 in 2000)
Russell:

$61,391
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,657 (it was $29,453 in 2000)

Russell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,962 (it was $101,500 in 2000)
Russell:

$178,962
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,742; detached houses: $199,079

Median gross rent in 2017: $725.

March 2019 cost of living index in Russell: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Russell, KY (2017)
    • 3,12994.6%White alone
    • 762.3%Asian alone
    • 511.5%Hispanic
    • 160.5%Black alone
    • 150.5%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Russell, Kentucky as of February 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Russell is 825 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than 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)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
2
(61.6)
1
(31.0)
1
(31.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(137.4)
6
(165.5)
1
(27.8)
5
(140.2)
4
(111.6)
3
(82.6)
2
(58.8)
1
(29.5)
2
(60.3)
1
(30.4)
1
(30.8)
1
(30.8)
3
(92.9)
1
(31.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(27.5)
4
(110.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.0)
2
(55.8)
1
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
2
(60.8)
1
(30.8)
2
(61.6)
1
(31.0)
2
(62.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(27.5)
20
(551.7)
16
(444.7)
34
(953.4)
20
(558.0)
20
(550.7)
23
(675.9)
10
(295.4)
8
(241.0)
7
(212.6)
17
(524.0)
3
(92.4)
3
(92.9)
12
(374.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(1,896)
114
(3,145)
102
(2,835)
114
(3,197)
77
(2,148)
70
(1,927)
71
(2,086)
58
(1,713)
48
(1,446)
42
(1,276)
53
(1,634)
57
(1,757)
41
(1,270)
54
(1,686)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(109.9)
6
(165.5)
9
(250.1)
9
(252.4)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
7
(215.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
3
(93.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)133.3293.5172.9284.9171.9145.9176.6121.7159.189.6159.4147.6118.6148.0

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, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.06
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (41.9%), German (11.3%), English (10.0%), Irish (6.6%), European (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1874

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile   (low).

Russell, Kentucky map

84 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This city:

2.5%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,297 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,664 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (16.0 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (103.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (349.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Flatwoods, KY (1.1 miles ),
Ironton, OH (1.2 miles ),
Bellefonte, KY (1.3 miles ),
Raceland, KY (1.5 miles ),
Westwood, KY (1.6 miles ),
Worthington, KY (1.7 miles ),
Coal Grove, OH (1.8 miles ),
Hanging Rock, OH (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 82.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,299 (+39.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 313 (23.6%)

Area code: 606

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $525,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $586,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $338,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Russell, KY residents
Average permit cost in Russell, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Russell, KY
Historical housing units in Russell, KY
Most common industries in Russell, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Rail transportation (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Educational services (22.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Russell, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Top executives (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Russell, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.2. This is about average.

City:

67.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.79
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.277. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Russell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Russell city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 280.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from Russell center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from Russell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenup County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Russell:

  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OAKMONT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FLATWOODS, KY)
  • FMC - IRONTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BELLEFONTE HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • SANCTUARY OF THE OHIO VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BRYANT HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • KINGSBROOK LIFECARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)

Heliports located in Russell:

Amtrak stations near Russell:

  • 5 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Russell:

  • Bellefonte Academy of Beauty (Full-time enrollment: 237; Location: 420 Belfont St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bellefonteacademy.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 5 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 16 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Shawnee State University (about 22 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 46 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • West Virginia State University (about 52 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public high school in Russell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Russell:

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Points of interest:

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

Church in Russell: White Oak Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Palmer Cemetery (1), Obryan Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Meade Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Ernest E. West - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bill McCutcheon - Film actor.

Greenup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Russell and their reported violations in the past:

RUSSELL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 7,425, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Russell (2011 data):

  • First & Peoples Bank and Trust Company: Ashland Plaza Branch, First & Peoples Bank And Trust Compa, Ferry Street Branch. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $195.4 mil, Deposits: $158.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First & Peoples Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank, National Association: Russell Branch at 900 Diederich Boulevard, branch established on 1997/09/29. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Russell Branch at 1500 Diederich Boulevard, branch established on 1998/03/09. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Ashland Russell Branch at 970 Diederich Blvd, branch established on 1996/12/31. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank of Paintsville: Russell Road Branch at 320 Russell Road, branch established on 2003/08/04. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $554.7 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Paintsville, KY, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Russell:

Marital status in Russell, KY
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Russell:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Russell, KY (based on Greenup County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80461
Mainline Protestant2,36815
Other7512
Black Protestant4833
Catholic431
None21,461-
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: 8
Greenup County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Greenup County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greenup County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Greenup County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Greenup County:

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greenup County:

17.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Russell:

56.9%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

58.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Russell:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

62.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Russell, KY Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 12$50,134$50,1341$2,890
Water Supply 8$30,850$46,2751$1,169
Streets and Highways 7$20,630$35,3660$0
Financial Administration 2$8,783$52,6980$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,379$38,27431$10,683
Firefighters 1$5,500$66,0000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,938
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$122,276$45,85440$19,680

Russell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,154,000 ($357.72)
    Police Protection: $844,000 ($261.62)
    Financial Administration: $422,000 ($130.81)
    Regular Highways: $411,000 ($127.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000 ($106.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($92.99)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($41.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $247,000 ($76.57)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($36.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($9.30)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($4.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,774,000 ($549.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.86)

Russell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($97.95)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($30.69)
    Other: $87,000 ($26.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($4.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($6.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $89,000 ($27.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.24)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.93)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,378,000 ($427.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $200,000 ($62.00)
    Other: $98,000 ($30.38)
    Highways: $86,000 ($26.66)
  • Tax - Property: $1,616,000 ($500.93)
    Individual Income: $915,000 ($283.63)
    Corporation Net Income: $382,000 ($118.41)
    Other License: $13,000 ($4.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($2.79)

Russell government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $383,000 ($118.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $358,000 ($110.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($84.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,000 ($77.19)

Russell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,872,000 ($580.29)

5.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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 Boyd County, KY  2.03% ($43,129 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.55% ($37,638)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.51% ($33,547)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boyd County, KY  1.92% ($39,368 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($36,167)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.41% ($33,745)
Businesses in Russell, KY
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1UPS1
SAS Shoes1Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell:

  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell:

  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Russell:

  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Russell: Ernest E. West.

Russell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Russell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.2mTotal length
  • $4,352,000Total costs
  • 40,134Total average daily traffic
  • 3,251Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,134Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Russell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Russell, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Gen Ofc East End Of Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co Russell Yds (Lat: 38.533944 Lon: -82.699028), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WBM473,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/1997, Expiration Date: 04/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2002, Phone: (904) 359-1329

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Miles East Of Intersections Of State Rds. 250 & 750 (Lat: 38.521722 Lon: -82.691528), Call Sign: KNKL580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz, 454.525 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Russell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4770D , Serial Number: 34870, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Napier, 221 Seaton Dr, Russell, KY 41169
  • Aircraft: WARNER MARVIN G LANCAIRE 235 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67MW , Serial Number: 95, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin G Warner, 120 Arizona Dr, Russell, KY 41169

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$153,28819$135,93657$134,7125$38,4102$135,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$129,3602$58,5004$100,9930$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$182,7803$123,62017$152,4211$35,7600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$135,5401$181,4609$153,4460$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$339,0700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$168,2101$237,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$160,2601$215,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$123,6200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Russell, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Russell, KY - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Russell, KY
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Russell, KY
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Russell compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Russell on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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