Ripley, WV 25271 ZIP Code Profile

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Fairplain, WV | Ripley, WV | Statts Mills, WV

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
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.815, Longitude -81.707
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 468
  • PO Box Addresses: 352
  • Residential Addresses: 3,992
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,982

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 25271 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 25271 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Ripley, WV 25271 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,670
Population in Households 9,550
Population in Familes 7,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density2 96
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $41,988
Average Household Income $55,462
Per Capita Income $23,042


Total Housing Units 4,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,790 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,192 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $127,601
Average Home Value $148,548


Total Households 3,982
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,703
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.2%
Households 0.2% 0.19%
Families 0.03% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Ripley, WV 25271 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25271 to the other 671 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 93rd
Population Density # 203 70th
Diversity Index # 329 51st
Median Household Income # 282 58th
Per Capita Income # 268 60th

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