Riley County, Kansas Population 2018

Riley County, Kansas's estimated population is 74,172 with a growth rate of -1.14% 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
201774,172-854-1.14%
201675,0264780.64%
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
White62,136
Black or African American4,844
Asian3,648
Two or More Races3,074
Some Other Race816
American Indian and Alaska Native308
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Riley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20%25% Male Population0%5%10%15%20%25% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Riley County, Kansas Median Age

24.9


Total

24.7


Male

25.4


Female

Riley County, Kansas Adults

There are 61,821 adults, (6,002 of which are seniors) in Riley County, Kansas.

Riley County, Kansas Age Dependency

34.4

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

35,210

46.93%

Male

39,816

53.07%

Riley County, Kansas Households and Families

Riley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Riley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All41.8%58.2%
Female38.3%61.7%
Male35%65%
Non Family22%78%

41.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riley County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,5442.4841.8
Non Family12,1601.7922
Married11,7693.0463.3
Female1,9033.1838.3
Male7123.1935

2.99

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.4%

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 Grade4611.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,1783.16%
High School Graduate6,38017.13%
Some College9,28224.93%
Associates Degree2,7997.52%
Bachelors Degree9,15524.59%
Graduate Degree7,98321.44%

Riley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,71528,69314,068
Hispanic2,4882,210658
Black2,3582,185775
Asian1,8851,7601,266
Multiple Races904840350
Other Race611576181
Native American17815585
Islander1018822

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.16%.

Riley County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,192$40,046$30,428
Less Than High School$13,403$24,219$9,703
High School Grad$29,947$32,520$25,500
Some College$30,338$33,303$25,490
Bachelors Degree$40,498$49,145$31,620
Graduate Degree$50,142$60,082$43,712

$35,192

Average Earnings

$40,046

Average Male

$30,428

Average Female

Riley County, Kansas Language

Riley County, Kansas Language by Age

Riley County, Kansas Language

89.82% of Riley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 3.66% of the population.

Riley County, Kansas Poverty

Riley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,38710,87821.17%
Hispanic4,9551,11522.50%
Asian3,26395829.36%
Black4,08970817.31%
Multiple2,89660320.82%
Other81633440.93%
Native28314751.94%
Islander885157.95%

21.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.67%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riley County, Kansas is Islander, with 57.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riley County, Kansas is Black, with 17.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.55%.

Riley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.23%
Some College12.77%
High School8.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Riley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.32%
Female Unemployed29.69%
Female Employed22.73%
Male Employed16.37%

Riley County, Kansas Income

Riley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,609$64,728
Families$66,083$84,550
Married Families$76,509$
Non Families$29,573$39,837

Riley County, Kansas Marital Status

Riley County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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

Riley County, Kansas Veterans

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by War

5,500

Number of Veterans

4,716

Male Veterans

784

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,875
First Gulf War1,394
Vietnam1,068
Korea239
World War II184

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 342,027
35 to 541,428
55 to 64817
65 to 74625
75+603

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6429.80%
Black55419.91%
Hispanic2898.88%
2 or More18810.87%
Indian4716.85%
Asian391.33%
Other304.80%

Riley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riley County, Kansas Employment Status

Riley County, Kansas Employment by Age

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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