Riley County Demographics

All demographics are courtesy of the 2017 Kansas Statistical Abstract, Edition 52 (University of Kansas, 2018), and/or the U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder.

Median Household Income

2016 $46,609
2015 $44,437
2014 $44,522
2013 $43,962
2012 $43,364

Median Family Income

2016 $66,083
2015 $64,906
2014 $63,807
2013 $63,634
2012 $63,921

Riley County Sales Tax Rates (by city)

Jurisdiction Tax Rate Effective Date
Riley County 7.50% 07/01/15
Leonardville 8.50% 07/01/15
Manhattan (Riley Co.) 8.95% 04/01/17
Manhattan Blueville Addition TDD* 9.45% 04/01/17
Manhattan Flint Hills Discovery Center STAR N* 8.95% 04/01/17
Manhattan Flint Hills Discovery Center STAR S* 8.95% 04/01/17
Manhattan Flint Hills South TDD* 9.45% 04/01/17
Manhattan McD's Addition TDD* 9.45% 04/01/17
Manhattan Marketplace TDD* 9.45% 04/01/17
Ogden 8.50% 07/01/15
Randolph 8.50% 07/01/15
Riley 8.50% 07/01/15

Population Totals

Year Population
2017 74,172
2016 74,548
2015 76,659
2014 76,295
2013 76,807
RileyPyramid

Educational Attainment

Percentage of High School Graduates

2016 95.6%
2015 95.1%
2014 95.2%
2013 95.4%
2012 95.4%

Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees

2016 46.0%
2015 44.9%
2014 45.5%
2013 45.0%
2012 45.4%

Housing

Year Total Housing Units Occupied Vacant
2016 29,837 26,544 3,923
2015 29,557 26,467 3,090
2014 29,083 26,162 2,921
2013 28,695 25,895 2,800
2012 28,278 25,711 2,561

Age

Median Age

Year Median Age (Years)
2016 24.9
2015 24.7
2014 24.6
2013 24.5
2012 24.3

Additional Population Demographics


  • Statewide population ranking: 7th (out of 105 total KS counties)
  • 4.3% overall population growth from 2010 Census to 2017.