Kansas Russell County Public Schools

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Russell County, KS

Map of Russell CountyRussell County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 884.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 7.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 21.8%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 0.5% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.23 persons compared to an average family size of 2.83 persons.

In 2005 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $23,266. Per capita income declined by 1.4% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 6,845 Covered Employment 2,679
Growth (%) since 1990 -12.6% Average wage per job $21,800
Households (2000) 3,207 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 9.3%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 3,525 Average wage per job $29,983
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $23,373 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $29,183 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.3 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 83.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.7%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 16.7 Average wage per job $31,774

1. BICKERDYKE ELEMENTARY
Address: 348 N Maple, Russell, KS 67665
Phone: (785) 483-6066
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 192 3-5

2. LUCAS-LURAY HIGH
Address: 130 N Greeley, Lucas, KS 67648
Phone: (785) 525-6244
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 48
Grades: 9-12

3. LURAY-LUCAS ELEMENTARY
Address: 400 N Fairview Ave, Luray, KS 67649
Phone: (785) 698-2217
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 72
Grades: PK-8

4. RUPPENTHAL MIDDLE
Address: 400 N Elm, Russell, KS 67665
Phone: (785) 483-3174
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 178
Grades: 6-8

5. RUSSELL HIGH
Address: 565 State, Russell, KS 67665
Phone: (785) 483-5631
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 278
Grades: 9-12

6. SIMPSON ELEMENTARY
Address: 1323 N Main, Russell, KS 67665
Phone: (785) 483-6180
County: Russell County
Enrollment: 194
Grades: PK-2