Riley, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Riley, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Riley had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2017. Riley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riley is located at latitude 39.3898 and longitude -87.3002 in Vigo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Riley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Town of Riley (GNIS ID: 2396879) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Riley is located within Township of Riley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vigo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riley: Lockport, Lockprt, Ripley.

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Riley, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 230
Daytime Population: Workers 116
Daytime Population: Residents 121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,567
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $68,279
Average Household Income $87,431
Per Capita Income $33,837


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $170,000
Average Home Value $211,563


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.43%
Households 0.44% 0.41%
Families 3.08% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Riley, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riley to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 585 14th
Population Density # 44 94th
Diversity Index # 553 19th
Median Household Income # 60 91st
Per Capita Income # 52 93rd

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