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The City of Russell had a population of 336 as of July 1, 2016. Russell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Russell is located at latitude 44.3204 and longitude -95.9438 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Russell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The City of Russell (GNIS ID: 2396455) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Russell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Russell: City of Russell.

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Russell, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 336
Population in Households 336
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 371
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $128,226
Average Home Value $158,333


Median Household Income $54,255
Average Household Income $62,354
Per Capita Income $25,467
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.12%
Households -0.2% -0.13%
Families 2.61% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Russell, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russell to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 594 35th
Population Density1 # 583 36th
Diversity Index2 # 726 20th
Median Household Income # 413 54th
Per Capita Income # 611 33rd

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