Ogden

Ogden, Kansas is a small community located along Kansas Highway 18 between Manhattan and Junction City. It is also immediately east of Fort Riley. The town was settled in 1854 and incorporated in 1870, and is a city of the 3rd class. It is governed by a Mayor and City Council Government.

The town was named after Major E. A. Ogden of the Army Corps of Engineers, who was pivotal in establishing the nearby Fort Riley.

Community Statistics

Population (2010) 2,087
Population Estimate (2016) 1,919
Median Age (2016) 26.6
Education Attainment (2016) 86.9% High School Graduate or Higher
Total Housing Units (2016) 1,009
Median Household Income (2016) $31,938
Mean Household Income (2016) $40,965
Foreign Born (2016) 81
Poverty (2016) 32.5% Below Poverty Level
Veterans (2016) 350
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and Over (2016) 779
Private wage and salary workers (2016) 590
Government Workers (2016) 171
Self Employed (2016) N/A

Source: American Community Survey 2016 (American Fact Finder)