Living in Fort Riley, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fort Riley SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
1
Affordability
1
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Fort Riley, KS Cost Of Living

100
Fort Riley's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Fort Riley, Kansas Info Snack

Fort Riley is a United States Army installation located in North Central Kansas, on the Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, between Junction City and Manhattan. The Fort Riley Military Reservation covers 101,733 acres (41,170 ha) in Geary and Riley counties. The portion of the fort that contains housing development is part of the Fort Riley census-designated place, with a residential population of 7,761 as of the 2010 census. The fort has a daytime population of nearly 25,000. The ZIP code is 66442.
Population
7,116
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
8.4%
Median Income
$36,525
Median Rent
$1,165

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Rankings for Fort Riley in Kansas

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Map Of Fort Riley, KS

Population over time in Fort Riley

Year Population % Change
2017 7,116 -8.9%
2016 7,808 -
2015 0 -100.0%
2014 7,015 -5.8%
2013 7,444 -7.1%
2012 8,012 -3.2%
2011 8,277 -2.2%
2010 8,465 0.5%
2009 8,423 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Riley

White
57.0% (4,059)
African American
16.0% (1,141)
American Indian
0.1% (6)
Asian
2.9% (207)
Hawaiian
1.1% (77)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.5% (391)
Hispanic
17.4% (1,235)
Race Fort Riley KS USA
White 57.0% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 16.0% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.5% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.4% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Fort Riley, Kansas

Less than $10,000
3.8% (26,841)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.6% (4,175)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.0% (106,769)
$25,000 to $34,999
25.1% (178,347)
$35,000 to $49,999
34.1% (242,767)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.0% (92,454)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (47,121)
$100,000 to $149,999
1.8% (13,122)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Fort Riley KS USA
Less than $10,000 3.8% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.0% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 25.1% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 34.1% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.0% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.8% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Fort Riley

Female
26.1% (1,853)
Male
73.9% (5,262)
Gender Fort Riley KS USA
Female 26.1% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 73.9% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Riley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (71)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (213)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,846)
Some College
28.0% (1,992)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (782)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,138)
Master's Degree
1.0% (71)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Fort Riley KS USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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