Fort Riley, KS
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Living in Fort Riley

Fort Riley is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 9,230 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Riley is the 39th largest community in Kansas.

Fort Riley real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Fort Riley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

40.53% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Fort Riley. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Retail industries respectively employ 17.57% and 15.52% of the civilian workforce.

Fort Riley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fort Riley spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 10.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Fort Riley citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.31% of adults 25 and older in Fort Riley have a college degree.

The per capita income in Fort Riley in 2018 was $19,630, which is low income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,520 for a family of four.

Fort Riley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Riley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Riley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Riley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Riley include German, English, Irish, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fort Riley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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