Russell is located close to the center of Kansas. Russell is between the Russell, Barton county. Russell has 4.87 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Russell population is 4,513, which has shrunk 3.90% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Russell median household income is $36,341 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.62% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 27.69% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Russell median house value is $81,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 80.75% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 54.97% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Russell is much better than the state average in quality. The Russell area code is 785.