For population 25 years and over in Riley:
For population 15 years and over in Riley city:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,264 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (63.6 miles , pop. 122,377).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (104.9 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (449.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Leonardville, KS (2.2 miles ), Milford, KS (3.1 miles ), Randolph, KS (3.1 miles) , Wakefield, KS (3.4 miles ), Green, KS (3.6 miles) , Ogden, KS (3.8 miles ), Fort Riley North, KS (3.8 miles ), Olsburg, KS (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.30 N, Longitude: 96.83 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+8.0%).
Work and jobs in Riley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Riley, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Riley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Riley city center caused $66 million in damages.
On 6/8/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the city center injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Riley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Riley County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Johnny Damon - Professional baseball player, Barbara Babcock - Actor, DeLoss Dodds - Track and field athlete and coach, Will Shields - College football player, Ben Keith - Rock guitarist, Pattie Brooks - Dance musician, Bryan Sears - Sprinter, Chris Faust - Landscape photographer, Dan Dickel - Football player, Enos Cabell - Baseball player.
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Public high school in Riley:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.2%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Riley compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Riley (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Riley (based on Riley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Riley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Riley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
17.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,921 average adjusted gross income)
1.55% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,924 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
17.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)
0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($825 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Riley fatal accident list:
Dec 19, 2006 11:45 PM, Us-24, Fairview Church, Lat: 39.338231, Lon: -96.830625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2003 11:35 PM, Broadway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 27, 1976 03:18 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 300
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 350
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Riley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riley, KS
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.