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Riley is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Riley. For links to other places called Riley, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Riley is 39.39N. The longitude is -87.3W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 548 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,805.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Riley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47803 ZIP code.
23% of Riley residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riley was $22,090, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Riley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Riley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,098.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riley political report.
The average commute time for Riley workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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