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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Riley is a town in Kansas with a population of 1,421. Riley is in Riley County. Living in Riley offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Riley and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Riley are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$139,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$810
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    44%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Riley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,257
National
$62,843

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