Fort Riley, Kansas Population 2021

6,368
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Fort Riley is a city located in Geary County Kansas. Fort Riley has a 2020 population of 6,368. Fort Riley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -17.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,761 in 2010. Fort Riley reached it's highest population of 8,465 in 2011.

The average household income in Fort Riley is $45,352 with a poverty rate of 10.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,191 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Riley is 22 years, 22 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.

Fort Riley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Riley was:

  • White: 70.82%
  • Black or African American: 15.75%
  • Two or more races: 7.46%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Fort Riley, Kansas is 6,368 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,761.

Fort Riley, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,51070.82%
Black or African American1,00315.75%
Two or More Races4757.46%
Asian1892.97%
Some Other Race1111.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native681.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.19%
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Fort Riley Population by Race

Fort Riley Population Pyramid $2021

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Fort Riley Median Age

22


Total

22


Male

21.6


Female

Fort Riley Adults

There are 5,244 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Fort Riley.

Fort Riley Age Dependency

21.4

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Riley Sex Ratio

Female

1,668

26.19%

Male

4,700

73.81%

Fort Riley Population by Age

Fort Riley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Riley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married4%96%
All3.4%96.6%
Non Family0%100%
Female0%100%
Male0%0%

3.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Riley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0842.853.4
Married9193.054
Non Family8700
Female782.550
Male00

3.01

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Fort Riley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.32%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate70538.09%
Some College60132.47%
Associates Degree27915.07%
Bachelors Degree24913.45%
Graduate Degree110.59%
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Fort Riley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Riley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,0541,054132
Hispanic40039467
Black27327336
Asian10810830
2+ Races10010031
Other Race242424
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fort Riley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,074$29,593$15,962
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,875$26,733$
Some College$25,552$30,317$14,588
Bachelors Degree$24,583$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,074

Average Earnings

$29,593

Average Male

$15,962

Average Female

Fort Riley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Riley Language by Age

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Fort Riley Language

89.52% of Fort Riley residents speak only English, while 10.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.54% of the population.

Fort Riley Language

Fort Riley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,90720110.54%
Hispanic632639.97%
Multiple1994623.12%
Black261176.51%
Native6834.41%

10.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

13.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Riley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Riley is Multiple, with 23.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Riley is Native, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.99%.

Fort Riley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.16%
High School6.63%
Some College2.10%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Fort Riley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed13.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.05%

Fort Riley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Riley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,235$45,352
Families$39,522$46,662
Married Families$41,144-
Non Families$24,069$30,348
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Income by Household Type

Fort Riley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.9%

Male Marriage Rate

89.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Riley Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Riley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Riley Marital Status by Race

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Fort Riley Marital Status

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217

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Fort Riley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34185
35 to 5432
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64

Fort Riley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20422.44%
Hispanic3313.20%
Black1310.08%

Fort Riley Veterans by Race

Fort Riley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Riley Veterans by Education

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90.2%

Labor Force Participation

12.1%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Riley Employment by Age

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Fort Riley Employment by Race

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Fort Riley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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8.43%

Born in Fort Riley

94.68%

Native Born

5.32%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.68% of Fort Riley residents were born in the United States, with 8.43% having been born in Kansas. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Riley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,3680.00%
20206,3680.00%
20196,368-748-10.51%
20187,116-692-8.86%
20177,8081,19118.00%
20166,617-398-5.67%
20157,015-429-5.76%
20147,444-568-7.09%
20138,012-265-3.20%
20128,277-188-2.22%
20118,4657049.07%
20107,7610.00%

Fort Riley Population by Year