Russell County is located in central Kansas. The County Seat is Russell and the largest city is Russell. The Official Web Site is located at http://ks-russellco.manatron.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,956 and the 2010 census population was 6,970. The land area is 886.26 square miles and there are 7.9 persons per square mile.
95.8% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 90.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $65,000, there are 3,317 households, an average of 2.06 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,683, the median household income is $37,111, and 14.6% of the persons in Russell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $67,979, and sales per capita were $10,110.
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