Ripley, WV 25271 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25271: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ripley, WV 25271

Acceptable Alternative
Statts Mills, WV 25271

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fairplain, WV 25271

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 479
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,936
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.815, Longitude -81.707
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ripley, WV 25271 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,841
Population in Households 9,721
Population in Familes 8,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 4,032
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,743
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,744 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,288 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $117,118
Average Home Value $142,128


Median Household Income $39,455
Average Household Income $50,775
Per Capita Income $21,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.27%
Families 0.19% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ripley, WV 25271 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25271 to the other 666 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 93rd
Population Density1 # 228 66th
Diversity Index2 # 268 60th
Median Household Income # 260 61st
Per Capita Income # 319 52nd

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