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There are 121 USDA backed residential loans in Russell county with an average loan balance of $71,546. Over 71% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $73,983. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,360 SqFt. Russell county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Russell County is roughly 2,328 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Russell County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Balta   •   *Bunker Hill   •   *Dorrance   •   Fairport   •   *Gorham   •   Homer   •   *Lucas   •   *Luray   •   Milberger   •   *Paradise   •   *Russell   •   *Waldo

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Russell County.

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Russell County, Kansas
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Russell County, located in the great state of Kansas, was officially established on February 26, 1867. It was named in honor of Avra P. Russell, a captain in the Second Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War. The area's early settlers were mainly of German, English, and Bohemian descent, attracted by the prospects of fertile land and ample opportunities. The area steadily grew over the years, with agriculture and oil production serving as the primary drivers of the local economy.

One interesting historic landmark in Russell County is the Deines Cultural Center, originally built in 1879 as the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The church was built by German immigrants with local limestone and served as a spiritual center for Catholic settlers of the area. In later years, it was repurposed as a cultural center showcasing art and history exhibits.

A fun fact about Russell County is that it is the birthplace of former U.S. Senator Bob Dole, who was born in the city of Russell on July 22, 1923. Bob Dole served in the U.S. Senate from 1969 to 1996 and was the Republican nominee for President in the 1996 election.

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