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Ogden is a city in Riley County, in the Manhattan metro area.
The community was named for Major E.A. Ogden, who supervised construction of Fort Riley nearby
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Ogden. For links to other places called Ogden, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ogden is 39.111N. The longitude is -96.705W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,043 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,786.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ogden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riley 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 66517 ZIP code.
25% of Ogden residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ogden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ogden was $12,287, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Ogden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ogden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $743.
Riley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ogden political report.
The average commute time for Ogden workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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