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Fort Riley CDP, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Fort Riley Census Designated Place had a population of 7,956 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Riley CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Riley CDP is located at latitude 39.11 and longitude -96.8096 in Riley County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Riley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Fort Riley Census Designated Place are located in Riley County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Geary County.

The Fort Riley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393004) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Riley Census Designated Place is located within Township of Madison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Riley County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Riley CDP: Fort Riley North CDP, Fort Riley North Census Designated Place.

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Fort Riley CDP, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,956
Population in Households 5,269
Population in Familes 5,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,687
Population Density2 1,580
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $37,427
Average Household Income $45,664
Per Capita Income $12,506


Total Housing Units 1,686 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 ( 0.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,401 (83.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 1,406
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 1,303
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% -0.26%
Households 0.54% -0.42%
Families 0.36% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Fort Riley CDP, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Riley CDP to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 43 94th
Population Density # 91 87th
Diversity Index # 23 97th
Median Household Income # 618 8th
Per Capita Income # 671 0th

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