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Logan County

Population in 2012: 24 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 14  (58.3%)
Females: 10  (41.7%)

Median resident age:  53.5 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 67764

Estimated median household income in 2011: $16,331 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Russell Springs:

$16,331
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,380

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $69,006 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
Russell Springs:

$69,006
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $175,000; Detached houses: $175,000

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Russell Springs: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (60.0%), English (20.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2964 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Russell Springs:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell Springs city:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 40.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $700 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (191.5 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (194.7 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (489.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Winona, KS (3.3 miles ), Wallace, KS (4.7 miles) , Oakley, KS (4.8 miles ), Sharon Springs, KS (5.6 miles ), Leoti, KS (5.6 miles ), Grinnell, KS (5.7 miles ), Brewster, KS (5.7 miles ), Scott City, KS (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 101.18 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cow Chip Capital of Kansas

Area code: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+10.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Russell Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Russell Springs city center .

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russell Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Russell Springs center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Russell Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Russell Springs, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell Springs:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 99 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 166 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 186 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 189 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 193 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 195 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 196 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)

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Notable location: Butterfield Trail Museum and Historical Museum (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Russell Springs: Saint Francis Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: East Spring Creek (A), West Spring Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Logan 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 2011: 0.0%

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Russell Springs compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (14%)

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Religion statistics for Russell Springs (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.09%
Here72.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents35.7%23.5%18.2%7.5%15.1%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%10.0%50.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Logan County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

30.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Logan County:

10.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
State:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


4.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Thomas County, KS  1.84% ($24,250 average AGI)


6.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Thomas County, KS  1.08% ($49,917 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell Springs:

  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLOE (730 AM; 1 kW; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell Springs:

  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Russell Springs:

  • KLBY (Channel 4; COLBY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K15CG (Channel 15; OAKLEY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8 Mi Sw (Lat: 38.797222 Lon: -101.207389), Call Sign: KNDH434, Licensee ID: L00414853
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 07/27/2022
    Registrant: Larry Haverfield, 1612 Gold, Winona, KS 67764, Phone: (785) 751-4292

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Lone Butte, 11.2 Miles South Of (Lat: 38.758556 Lon: -101.175111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQAM425
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.056 MHz, 952.056 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 07/01/2014, Certifier: William G Carter
    Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • Lone Butte, 11.2 Miles South Of (Lat: 38.758556 Lon: -101.175111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQBL388
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.62 MHz, 6795.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2004, Expiration Date: 10/28/2014, Certifier: William G Carter
    Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • RUSSELL SPR, 16.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.785278 Lon: -100.929028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WHJ245
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz, 2192.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Certifier: L. Christian Hauck
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 N Glebe Rd, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • 16 Mi Se (Lat: 38.785278 Lon: -100.927361), Overall height: 86.6 m, Call Sign: WLI202
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: Covington & Burling, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20004-2401, Phone: (202) 662-5120, Fax: (202) 662-6291, Email:


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