Riley and Pottawatomie County Demographics

All values are estimates retrieved from the American Community Survey from the years 2011-2016. Since values are all estimates, a margin-of-error is in place and actual amounts may vary.

Population Totals

Year Population
2016 97,946
2015 97,647
2014 96,816
2013 95,252
2012 93,547
2011 91,472
PPC
The map above shows population change in the state of Kansas by region from 2016 to 2017. While the data in this map is not shown at a county level, the percentage change at the regional level is still significant and visible. The only two regions in the state that gained population instead of losing it were the Northeast (increased by 0.45%) and the East Central (increased by 0.66%). These two regions specifically include the cities included in the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership, showing favorable current growth (and potential future growth) through population change.

Educational Attainment

Year                                          Percentage of High School Graduates
2016 95.5%
2015 95.4%
2014 95.5%
2013 95.0%
2012 94.6%
2011 37.6%
Year Percentage with Bachelors Degree
2016 39.0%
2015 38.5%
2014 38.8%
2013 36.9%
2012 36.9%
2011 37.6%

Total Housing Units

Year Total Houses Occupied Vacant
2016 38,903 34,908 3,995
2015 38,475 34,659 3,816
2014 37,925 34,271 3,654
2013 37,389 33,896 3,520
2012 36,900 33,619 3,281
2011 36,408 33,253  

Median Age

Year Median Age (Years)
2016 29.9
2015 29.7
2014 29.5
2013 29.6
2012 29.7
2011  

Data retrieved from Census Bureau's American Community Survey (American Fact Finder) -Last Updated: FEB 2018