The City of Ripley had a population of 3,419 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ripley: Jackson, Jackson Court House, Ripley Landing, Ripleys, Ripley's.
|Population in Households||3,334|
|Population in Familes||2,610|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||85|
|Median Household Income||$38,377|
|Average Household Income||$48,895|
|Per Capita Income||$21,829|
|Total Housing Units||1,673 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,017 (60.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||529 (31.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||126 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$119,444|
|Average Home Value||$136,629|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.65%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
The table below compares Ripley to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 45||89th|
|Population Density||# 142||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 239||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 224||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 221||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.