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Russell is a town in Hampden County, in the Springfield metro area.

The latitude of Russell is 42.189N. The longitude is -72.859W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,657.


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Median household income
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$46,600
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Russell is on the Westfield River, in the Berkshire foothills
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Russell residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Russell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Russell was $21,318, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Russell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Russell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,016.


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The average commute time for Russell workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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