Russell, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 532 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 301  (56.7%)
Females: 231  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50238.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,736 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Russell:

$41,736
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,541 (it was $13,093 in 2000)

Russell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,023 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Russell:

$59,023
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $64,732; detached houses: $65,882; mobile homes: $32,366

Median gross rent in 2017: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Russell: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.4%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Russell, IA (2010)
    • 53596.6%White alone
    • 112.0%Hispanic
    • 61.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Black alone

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Ancestries: American (20.3%), German (17.8%), Norwegian (12.9%), Ukrainian (8.4%), Italian (5.2%), Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/25/1887

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

Russell, Iowa map

16 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,261 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $557 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (47.5 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (147.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chariton, IA (2.5 miles ),
Melrose, IA (2.8 miles),
Williamson, IA (2.8 miles),
Millerton, IA (3.3 miles),
Derby, IA (3.7 miles),
Lucas, IA (3.8 miles ),
Promise City, IA (4.1 miles),
Corydon, IA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 93.20 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Russell, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Russell, IA in 2017
Russell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Russell, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Russell, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.7%)
  • Carpenters (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)

Average climate in Russell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Russell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Russell city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Russell-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.4 miles away from Russell center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from Russell center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 329.1 miles away from Russell center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.6 miles away from Russell center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.0 miles away from the city 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 Lucas County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Russell:

  • LUCAS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CHARITON, IA)
  • RURAL HEALTH CARE ADVANTAGE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CHARITON, IA)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CHARITON, IA)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CHARITON, IA)

Airports located in Russell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 43 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Drake University (about 50 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 55 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Truman State University (about 64 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Iowa State University (about 76 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of Iowa (about 99 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 99 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Russell: Russell (A), Russell Volunteer Fire Department (B), Russell Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Russell Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Russell include: First Baptist Church (A), Faith United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: George McGill - Politician, Rich Arnold - Politician.

Lucas 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:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Russell (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: Russell Branch at 101 South Maple, branch established on 1986/01/22. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Russell:

Marital status in Russell, IA
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Russell:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Russell, IA (based on Lucas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6208
Evangelical Protestant1,58115
Catholic6071
Other1602
None4,930-
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: 1
Here:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Lucas County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lucas County:

28.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lucas County:

16.2%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

39.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Russell:

27.8%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Russell:

20.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.3%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Russell:

85.8%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Russell, IA 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
Streets and Highways 1$1,424$17,0880$0
Sewerage 1$1,424$17,0880$0
Water Supply 1$1,424$17,0880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$875
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$620
Totals for Government 3$4,272$17,0883$1,495

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

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $211,000 ($396.62)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($234.96)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($110.90)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($88.35)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($78.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($58.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($46.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($39.47)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($13.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($1.88)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($20.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,000 ($69.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($101.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($65.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($11.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($48.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($3.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.88)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($156.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000 ($503.76)
    Highways: $58,000 ($109.02)
  • Tax - Property: $67,000 ($125.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,000 ($73.31)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $271,000 ($509.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $256,000 ($481.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($28.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $373,000 ($701.13)

4.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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 Polk County, IA  0.87% ($63,607 average AGI)
from Warren County, IA  0.71% ($57,043)

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCOG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KCOG, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell:

  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Russell:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Russell fatal accident list:

Dec 28, 1981 02:26 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.5mTotal length
  • 4,140Total average daily traffic
  • 495Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,140Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Russell, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Russell, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Water Tower 10 1 Mi W .5 Mi S (Lat: 40.974722 Lon: -93.249944), Call Sign: WCJ210, Licensee ID: L00101556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Registrant: Rathbun Regional Water Assn Inc, Rr 3, Centerville, IA 52544, Phone: (515) 647-2416
  • Booster Station 12 2 Mi E .5 Mi N (Lat: 41.000000 Lon: -93.113806), Call Sign: WCJ220, Licensee ID: L00101556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Registrant: Rathbun Regional Water Assn Inc, Rr 3, Centerville, IA 52544, Phone: (515) 647-2416
  • RUSSELL HLCS HBD, Bnsf Ls1 Mp328.0 Russell Hlcs Hbd (Lat: 40.978639 Lon: -93.217333), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.7 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQIX689,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/12/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 50238763600009, Lat: 41.021750 Lon: -93.178806, Type: Building, Structure height: 1.5 m, Call Sign: WQHW432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2018, Certifier: Scott Perich, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • 8137600020120818, Lat: 40.970000 Lon: -93.142028, Type: Tree, Structure height: 2.8 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • RUSSELL 901 AUCTION, 600 East Goodwin Street (Lat: 40.979444 Lon: -93.190028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQUI209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0OTP, Previous Call Sign: KB0OTP, Licensee ID: L01469212, Grant Date: 02/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/28/2029, Registrant: Donald W Morrison, 29661 Highway 34, Russell, IA 50238
  • Call Sign: KE0IRM, Licensee ID: L02017760, Grant Date: 04/19/2016, Expiration Date: 04/19/2026, Certifier: Christopher M Pate, Registrant: Christopher M Pate, 111 W Smith Street, Russell, IA 50238

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3292E , Serial Number: 11AC-1664, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Beck, 30798 Us Hwy 34, Russell, IA 50238
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9839D , Serial Number: 22-6730, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Andrew D Mason, 2524 Utah Rd, Russell, IA 50238, Other Owners: Kerry R Mason
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30695 , Serial Number: 17701409, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Beck, 30798 Highway 34, Russell, IA 50238
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/01/2018
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86382 , Serial Number: 11AC-192, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Paul D Beck, 30798 Us Hwy 34, Russell, IA 50238
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/08/2017

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Russell, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.0%), and Structure Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Russell, IA
    • 13857.0%Outside Fires
    • 5422.3%Structure Fires
    • 3213.2%Other
    • 187.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Russell, IA
Most common first names in Russell, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1381.5 years
William1079.7 years
Charles979.1 years
Harold874.4 years
James776.3 years
Walter782.2 years
Dorothy781.3 years
Hazel687.4 years
Mabel684.3 years
George575.2 years
Most common last names in Russell, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wright1174.9 years
Smith1077.7 years
Johnson968.1 years
Werts881.8 years
Lewis789.3 years
Goltry783.0 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Russell, IA
  • 48.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 14.9%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Russell, IA
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 35.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Russell compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Russell on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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