|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ripley is 7,785. Ripley, Tennessee is the 3,714th largest city in the US.
Ripley is located entirely in Lauderdale County.
The peak population of Ripley was in 2010, when its population was 8,445. In 2010, Ripley was the 3,321st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,714th largest city in the US. Ripley is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Ripley has shrunk 0.4% since the year 2000. Ripley, Tennessee's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ripley has a population density of 659.3 people per square mile.
|3708||Bernardsville, New Jersey||7,808||6.6%|
|3709||Bonner Springs, Kansas||7,805||15.1%|
|3711||Oak Grove, Kentucky||7,793||9.8%|
|3713||Grand Ledge, Michigan||7,785||-0.4%|
|3715||West Dundee, Illinois||7,784||37.4%|
|3717||Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina||7,777||31.5%|
|3718||Travelers Rest, South Carolina||7,771||90.8%|
|3719||Ruidoso, New Mexico||7,769||-2.7%|
The total voting age population of Ripley, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,667. The voting age population is 45.7% male and 54.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Ripley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ripley are 51.7% Black, 42.3% White, 3.9% Two or more races, 1.6% American Indian, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 0.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ripley, 29.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.0%. On a per-household basis, 23.9% of families are below the poverty line in Ripley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.0% of Ripley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.5% of Ripley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ripley residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ripley is 13.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ripley, 22.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ripley is $33,533.
In Ripley, 39.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.7% of housing units in Ripley.
Of all the housing units in Ripley, 9.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Ripley, 15.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 590 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ripley is $696.
In Ripley, 75.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.