Riley, Kansas Population 2024

916

Riley is a city located in Riley County Kansas. Riley has a 2024 population of 916. Riley is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -2.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 943 in 2020.

The average household income in Riley is $89,877 with a poverty rate of 2.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riley is 35.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Riley Demographics

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

  • White: 96.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,888.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.86% (-27)
The current population of Riley, Kansas is 916 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 943.

Riley, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84496.46%
Two or more races313.54%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Riley Population by Race

Riley Population Pyramid 2024

Riley Median Age

35.6

Total

35.4

Male

36.4

Female

Riley Adults

There are 601 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Riley.

Riley Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Riley Sex Ratio

Female44951.31%
Male42648.69%

Riley Population by Age

Riley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3202.7386.913.1
Married2093.3391.98.1
Non Family70078.621.4
Female282.757525
Male132.5476.923.1
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Riley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.43%.

Riley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,973

Average Earnings

$56,328

Average Male

$43,049

Average Female

Riley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riley Language

98.73% of Riley residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Riley Language

Riley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White823131.58%
Hispanic24625%
showing: 2 rows

2.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.29%

Male Poverty Rate

1.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riley is Hispanic, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riley is White, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.98%.

Riley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School2.4%
Some College1.1%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Riley Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed2.1%
Male Employed1.61%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Riley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

68.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Riley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Riley Veterans by War

count

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Riley Veterans by Age

count

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Riley Veterans by Race

Riley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.3%

Labor Force Participation

79.2%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Riley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.97%

Born in Riley

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Riley residents were born in the United States, with 74.97% having been born in Kansas. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029871-9-1.02%
2028880-9-1.01%
2027889-9-1%
2026898-9-0.99%
2025907-9-0.98%
2024916-9-0.97%
2023925-9-0.96%
2022934-9-0.95%
2021943
2020943-9-0.95%
2019952-7-0.73%
2018959-2-0.21%
2017961-31-3.13%
2016992-18-1.78%
20151,010181.81%
2014992-4-0.4%
2013996-10-0.99%
20121,006272.76%
2011979151.56%
2010964
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Riley Population by Year