|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ripley is 3,064. Ripley, West Virginia is the 6,193rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ripley was in 1990, when its population was 3,339. In 1990, Ripley was the 5,189th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,193rd largest city in the US. Ripley is currently 8.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ripley has shrunk 6.0% since the year 2000. Ripley, West Virginia's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6187||Wildwood Crest, New Jersey||3,069||-22.7%|
|6189||East Syracuse, New York||3,067||-3.3%|
|6193||Ripley, West Virginia||3,064||-6.0%|
|6195||Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York||3,063||0.0%|
|6197||Orchard Park, New York||3,063||-6.8%|
The total voting age population of Ripley, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,746. The voting age population is 41.0% male and 59.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.2% of the residents of Ripley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ripley are 99.5% White and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ripley, 17.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 9.2% of families are below the poverty line in Ripley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.3% of Ripley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Ripley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.5% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ripley residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ripley is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ripley, 19.8% 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 $33,000.
In Ripley, 43.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.8% of housing units in Ripley.
Of all the housing units in Ripley, 6.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Ripley, 3.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ripley is $551.
In Ripley, 77.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.