Riley, Kansas Population 2021

942
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Riley is a city located in Riley County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 942, it is the 201st largest city in Kansas and the 10557th largest city in the United States . Riley is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually but its population has increased by 0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 939 in 2010. Riley reached it's highest population of 1,008 in 2015. Spanning over 0 miles, Riley has a population density of 1,942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riley is $66,424 with a poverty rate of 8.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $810 per month, and the median house value is $139,800. The median age in Riley is 35.9 years, 33.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Riley Demographics

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

  • White: 96.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.70%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Riley, Kansas is 942 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 939.

Riley, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37096.41%
Two or More Races251.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.56%
Asian80.56%
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Riley Population by Race

Riley Population Pyramid $2021

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Riley Median Age

35.9


Total

33.8


Male

41.9


Female

Riley Adults

There are 1,069 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Riley.

Riley Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riley Sex Ratio

Female

706

49.68%

Male

715

50.32%

Riley Population by Age

Riley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Female85.7%14.3%
All82%18%
Male75%25%
Non Family69.9%30.1%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5552.5682
Married2803.3388.2
Non Family1561.0969.9
Female912.6985.7
Male282.6175

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Riley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade252.55%
High School Graduate25325.79%
Some College30931.50%
Associates Degree12512.74%
Bachelors Degree20821.20%
Graduate Degree616.22%
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Riley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White937912261
Hispanic2626
2+ Races998
Islander88
Asian88
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.89%.

Riley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,927$37,619$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,528$30,313$17,279
Some College$36,477$36,667$36,250
Bachelors Degree$39,904$55,375$38,269
Graduate Degree$45,208$$47,500

$35,927

Average Earnings

$37,619

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Riley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riley Language by Age

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Riley Language

97.93% of Riley residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Riley Language

Riley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,3401118.28%
Hispanic461021.74%

8.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.93%

Male Poverty Rate

7.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riley is Hispanic, with 21.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riley is White, with 8.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.53%.

Riley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.00%
High School6.72%
Some College3.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.12%

Riley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Male Employed3.69%
Female Employed2.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Riley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,257$66,424
Families$65,375$78,727
Married Families$79,432-
Non Families$28,690$34,346
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Income by Household Type

Riley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Riley Married by Age and Sex

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Riley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Riley Marital Status by Race

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Riley Marital Status

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197

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
First Gulf War71
Vietnam38
World War II
Korea

Riley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 5454
55 to 6437
65 to 7426
75+13

Riley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19719.00%
Hispanic1142.31%

Riley Veterans by Race

Riley Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riley Veterans by Education

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79.9%

Labor Force Participation

78.4%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riley Employment by Age

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Riley Employment by Race

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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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63.12%

Born in Riley

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Riley residents were born in the United States, with 63.12% having been born in Kansas. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021942-5-0.53%
2020947-5-0.53%
2019952-5-0.52%
201895710.10%
2017956-30-3.04%
2016986-22-2.18%
20151,008181.82%
2014990-5-0.50%
2013995-10-1.00%
20121,005262.66%
2011979151.56%
20109640.00%

Riley Population by Year