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People

Total Population 971
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 449
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $32,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,357

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $669
Median House Value $118,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 6.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Riley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Riley
Standard Zip Codes 66531
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.298
Longitude -96.83

Riley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Station WAMEGO
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Green 125 $59,219
Leonardville 410 $60,625
Milford 507 $61,250
Ogden 2,010 $33,416
Randolph 166 $78,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Riley High Schools

RILEY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
12451 FAIRVIEW CHURCH ROAD
785-485-4020
Serves 240 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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