The City of Ripley had a population of 3,299 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ripley is located at latitude 38.82 and longitude -81.7088 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ripley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.
The City of Ripley (GNIS ID: 2390644) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ripley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ripley: Jackson, Jackson Court House, Ripley Landing, Ripleys, Ripley's.
|Population in Households||3,213|
|Population in Familes||2,524|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||86|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,652 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||942 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||545 (33.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||165 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$107,216|
|Average Home Value||$128,928|
|Median Household Income||$35,552|
|Average Household Income||$46,062|
|Per Capita Income||$20,507|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.44%|
|Per Capita Income||0.85%|
The table below compares Ripley to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 47||89th|
|Population Density1||# 148||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 219||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 247||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 222||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.