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: 464
  • PO Box Addresses: 341
  • Residential Addresses: 3,959
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,959

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ripley, WV 25271 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,910
Daytime Population: Workers 4,929
Daytime Population: Residents 6,357
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,286
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 9,790
Population in Familes 8,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $41,934
Average Household Income $55,437
Per Capita Income $23,151


Total Housing Units 4,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,806 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,297 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $124,660
Average Home Value $145,394


Total Households 4,103
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,796
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.15%
Households 0.25% 0.17%
Families 0.06% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Ripley, WV 25271 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25271 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 47 93rd
Population Density # 215 68th
Diversity Index # 284 57th
Median Household Income # 219 67th
Per Capita Income # 224 66th

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