|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Russell is 4,388. Russell, Kansas is the 5,181st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Russell was in 1990, when its population was 4,841. In 1990, Russell was the 4,153rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,181st largest city in the US. Russell is currently 9.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Russell has shrunk 6.3% since the year 2000. Russell, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5175||Colorado City, Texas||4,391||3.5%|
|5177||Edenton, North Carolina||4,391||-11.9%|
|5178||Denver City, Texas||4,390||10.9%|
|5184||New Roads, Louisiana||4,379||-11.7%|
The total voting age population of Russell, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,511. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.7% of the residents of Russell are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Russell are 92.8% White, 3.5% Black, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.2% American Indian, 0.4% Other and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Russell, 13.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.4%. On a per-household basis, 6.4% of families are below the poverty line in Russell.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.2% of Russell residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.0% of Russell residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.2% have a bachelor's degree and 10.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Russell residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Russell is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Russell, 17.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Russell is $43,646.
In Russell, 75.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.2% of housing units in Russell.
Of all the housing units in Russell, 36.6% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Russell is $644.
In Russell, 69.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.