Riley County, Kansas Population 2018

Riley County, Kansas's estimated population is 74,172 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Riley County, Kansas is the 7th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201775,6961,5242.05%
201774,172-376-0.50%
201674,548-2,111-2.75%
201576,6593640.48%
201476,295-512-0.67%
201376,807-601-0.78%
201277,4084,0585.53%
201173,3501,7862.50%
201071,5644,4256.59%
199067,1393,6345.72%
198063,5056,71711.83%
197056,78814,87435.49%
196041,9148,50925.47%
195033,40512,78862.03%
194020,6177353.70%
193019,882-768-3.72%
192020,6504,86730.84%
191015,7831,95514.14%
190013,8286454.89%
189013,1832,75326.40%
188010,4305,325104.31%
18705,1053,881317.08%
18601,2240.00%

Riley County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White62,321
Black or African American4,903
Asian3,723
Two or More Races3,170
Some Other Race1,009
American Indian and Alaska Native406
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander164

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Riley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Riley County, Kansas Median Age

24.9


Total

24.7


Male

25.6


Female

Riley County, Kansas Adults

There are 62,919 adults, (6,256 of whom are seniors) in Riley County, Kansas.

Riley County, Kansas Age Dependency

33.6

Age Dependency Ratio

11

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

35,286

46.62%

Male

40,410

53.38%

Riley County, Kansas Households and Families

Riley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Riley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All42.3%57.7%
Male37.5%62.5%
Female31.2%68.8%
Non Family23.7%76.3%

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riley County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,6862.4642.3
Non Family12,1271.823.7
Married11,8852.9663.3
Female1,9283.2631.2
Male7463.1137.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Riley County, Kansas Households

Riley County, Kansas Education

Riley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4951.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,0612.82%
High School Graduate6,56917.45%
Some College9,39324.95%
Associates Degree2,9947.95%
Bachelors Degree9,25024.57%
Graduate Degree7,88620.95%

Riley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,89929,00914,173
Hispanic2,7532,389700
Black2,4322,248730
Asian1,8801,7671,254
Multiple Races852802259
Other Race697579164
Native American21719893
Islander433318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.70%.

Riley County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,569$40,498$30,575
Less Than High School$20,803$25,714$10,833
High School Grad$29,815$31,735$24,697
Some College$30,942$34,569$25,237
Bachelors Degree$40,753$50,546$32,160
Graduate Degree$54,389$62,074$46,001

$35,569

Average Earnings

$40,498

Average Male

$30,575

Average Female

Riley County, Kansas Language

Riley County, Kansas Language by Age

Riley County, Kansas Language

89.73% of Riley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Riley County, Kansas Poverty

Riley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,09110,95421.44%
Hispanic5,0701,16422.96%
Asian3,3761,13233.53%
Multiple2,78765323.43%
Black4,08059214.51%
Other1,00938237.86%
Native37816643.92%
Islander754864.00%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.13%

Male Poverty Rate

23.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riley County, Kansas is Islander, with 64.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riley County, Kansas is Black, with 14.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.35%.

Riley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.75%
Some College13.11%
High School11.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Riley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.96%
Female Unemployed25.40%
Female Employed22.82%
Male Employed16.43%

Riley County, Kansas Income

Riley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,428$68,704
Families$66,149$89,907
Married Families$78,377$101,127
Non Families$31,750$41,769

Riley County, Kansas Marital Status

Riley County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Riley County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Riley County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Riley County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Riley County, Kansas Veterans

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by War

5,404

Number of Veterans

4,804

Male Veterans

600

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,895
First Gulf War1,366
Vietnam1,094
Korea262
World War II129

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 341,991
35 to 541,309
55 to 64822
65 to 74668
75+614

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5739.65%
Black59119.33%
Hispanic41711.94%
2 or More1489.24%
Asian421.35%
Other263.64%
Indian247.95%

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riley County, Kansas Employment Status

Riley County, Kansas Employment by Age

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Riley County, Kansas Employment by Race

Riley County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Riley County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Manhattan 523025498326815.13%
Ogden20872022-65-3.11%
Riley958972141.46%
Leonardville450440-10-2.22%
Randolph16316300.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990