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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C
Russell is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 1,330. Russell is in Hampden County. Living in Russell offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Russell there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Russell and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Russell are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$838
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Russell Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Russell

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,985
National
$55,322
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Russell Reviews

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There's lots of things to do during the evening including dinners and restaurants that work very late.
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The attractions are a blast here. Always have ways to get into the adrenaline everywhere.
The places around are great. Everything is acceptable and very easy to get to or understand.