Riley, Kansas

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Riley, Kansas
City
Location of Riley, Kansas
Location of Riley, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°17′53″N 96°49′38″W / 39.29806°N 96.82722°W / 39.29806; -96.82722Coordinates: 39°17′53″N 96°49′38″W / 39.29806°N 96.82722°W / 39.29806; -96.82722
Country United States
State Kansas
County Riley
Area[1]
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 939
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 992
 • Density 1,956.3/sq mi (755.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66531
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-59875[4]
GNIS feature ID 0476207[5]

Riley is a city in Riley County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 939.[6] It is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Riley was originally called Union, and under the latter name was founded in 1871. It was renamed Riley Center in the late 1870s.[7] Riley was the name of a railroad employee.[8]

Geography[edit]

Riley is located at 39°17′53″N 96°49′38″W / 39.29806°N 96.82722°W / 39.29806; -96.82722 (39.298179, -96.827097).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Riley has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 343
1920 364 6.1%
1930 431 18.4%
1940 392 −9.0%
1950 414 5.6%
1960 575 38.9%
1970 668 16.2%
1980 779 16.6%
1990 804 3.2%
2000 886 10.2%
2010 939 6.0%
Est. 2013 992 5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[2] there were 939 people, 363 households, and 251 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,956.3 inhabitants per square mile (755.3 /km2). There were 406 housing units at an average density of 845.8 per square mile (326.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.6% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 363 households of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 29.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 886 people, 337 households, and 241 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,170.5 people per square mile (834.4/km²). There were 376 housing units at an average density of 921.1 per square mile (354.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.13% White, 0.79% African American, 2.37% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 1.24% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 337 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,794, and the median income for a family was $37,955. Males had a median income of $26,528 versus $19,318 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,164. About 8.7% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 276. 
  8. ^ Capace, Nancy (1 June 2000). Encyclopedia of Kansas. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 259. ISBN 978-0-403-09312-0. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Riley, Kansas
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 21, 2014. 

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