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Russell, Iowa
City
Location of Russell, Iowa
Location of Russell, Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Lucas
Incorporated April 25, 1887
Area
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 554
 • Estimate (2012) 543
 • Density 532.7/sq mi (205.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50238
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-69285
GNIS feature ID 0460861

Russell is a city in Lucas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 554 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 559 population in the 2000 census.

History

Russell was incorporated as a city on April 25, 1887.

Geography

Russell is located at 40°58′57″N 93°11′55″W / 40.9825°N 93.19861°W / 40.9825; -93.19861 (40.982388, -93.198642).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 175
1880 345 97.1%
1890 443 28.4%
1900 636 43.6%
1910 612 −3.8%
1920 633 3.4%
1930 571 −9.8%
1940 642 12.4%
1950 566 −11.8%
1960 577 1.9%
1970 591 2.4%
1980 593 0.3%
1990 531 −10.5%
2000 559 5.3%
2010 554 −0.9%
Est. 2015 537 −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 554 people, 212 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 532.7 inhabitants per square mile (205.7/km2). There were 250 housing units at an average density of 240.4 per square mile (92.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.4% African American, 2.2% Native American, and 0.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 212 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 559 people, 239 households, and 144 families residing in the city. The population density was 539.7 people per square mile (207.5/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 255.8 per square mile (98.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.57% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.36% Asian, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.7% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $29,688. Males had a median income of $26,094 versus $16,406 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,093. About 16.5% of families and 23.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.6% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.


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