Riley County, Kansas 

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Population

73,202

+9.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$44,522

Median Home Price

$199,100

Median Age

24.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.5 / 5.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Riley County, Kansas

College town - In the northeastern corner of Kansas, 150 miles west of Kansas City. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Riley County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

riley, KS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Affordability
Strong economy
College town
Cons
Harsh winters
Isolated
Tornado/hail threat


What Bert Has To Say About Manhattan Metro Area

The Manhattan, KS metro area is located in the northeastern corner of Kansas, 150 miles west of Kansas City. Manhattan is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Riley and Pottawatomie counties.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Riley County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Manhattan, Madison township (Riley Cnty), 20 total
Zip Codes: 66502 66503 66506 66517 66531 66449 66554
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1024 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Riley County is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Riley County jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Riley County's cost of living is 11.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Riley County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Riley county flipped Democratic, 50.7% to 46.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Riley County's population is 73,202 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Riley County is Real Estate: $199,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

SCHOOLS
Riley County public schools spend $13,327 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Riley County. More Education



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Housing Market in riley

It's a good time to buy in Riley. Home Appreciation is up 3.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Riley is $199,100.

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ZIP CODES IN RILEY COUNTY, KANSAS
66502 66503 66506 66517 66531 66449 66554

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