Ripley, Mississippi Population 2020

5,186
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Ripley is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 5,186, it is the 62nd largest city in Mississippi and the 4650th largest city in the United States. Ripley is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,395 in 2010. Ripley reached it's highest population of 5,478 in 2000. Spanning over 11 miles, Ripley has a population density of 454 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ripley is $52,609 with a poverty rate of 22.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $582 per month, and the median house value is $100,200. The median age in Ripley is 36.7 years, 36.1 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.

Ripley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ripley was:

  • White: 63.27%
  • Black or African American: 24.31%
  • Other race: 9.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.19%
The current population of Ripley, Mississippi is 5,186, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,395.

Ripley, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,34263.27%
Black or African American1,28424.31%
Some Other Race4779.03%
Two or More Races1442.73%
Asian130.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.19%
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Ripley Population Pyramid 2020

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Ripley Median Age

36.7


Total

36.1


Male

40.1


Female

Ripley Adults

There are 3,792 adults, (984 of whom are seniors) in Ripley.

Ripley Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ripley Sex Ratio

Female

2,867

54.28%

Male

2,415

45.72%

Ripley Households and Families

Ripley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ripley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
Male62.3%37.7%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female43.2%56.8%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8132.8656.2
Married7903.5970.9
Non Family7111.143.6
Female2435.5843.2
Male693.1762.3

3.94

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ripley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40012.27%
9th to 12th Grade45814.04%
High School Graduate1,10633.92%
Some College55416.99%
Associates Degree1955.98%
Bachelors Degree35810.98%
Graduate Degree1905.83%
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Ripley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2671,787467
Black64744534
Hispanic286121
Other Race16395
Multiple Races474747
Asian132
Islander1212
Native American10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,246$33,732$30,033
Less Than High School$32,402$43,125$
High School Grad$29,083$31,277$15,054
Some College$24,647$20,875$30,368
Bachelors Degree$53,201$$52,576
Graduate Degree$73,750$76,917$53,438

$31,246

Average Earnings

$33,732

Average Male

$30,033

Average Female

Ripley Language

Ripley Language by Age

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Ripley Language

85.14% of Ripley residents speak only English, while 14.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.41% of the population.

Ripley Poverty

Ripley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,24962750.20%
White3,01631910.58%
Hispanic83524629.46%
Other4668117.38%
Multiple1446243.06%
Islander1212100.00%
Native1010100.00%

22.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.92%

Male Poverty Rate

25.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ripley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ripley is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ripley is White, with 10.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.35%
High School22.29%
Some College12.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.29%
Female Unemployed29.59%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed8.38%

Ripley Income

Ripley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,631$52,609
Families$52,202$64,861
Married Families$73,864-
Non Families$20,288$32,696
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Ripley Marital Status

Ripley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ripley Married by Age and Sex

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Ripley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ripley Marital Status by Race

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Ripley Veterans

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86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War23
World War II18
Korea13
First Gulf War6
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Age Group Veterans
75+31
55 to 6424
18 to 3423
65 to 748
35 to 54
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Name Veterans % of Total
White803.15%
Black60.77%

Ripley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ripley Employment Status

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.73%

Born in Mississippi

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

3.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.18% of Ripley residents were born in the United States, with 74.73% having been born in Mississippi. 3.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,186-39-0.75%
20195,225-39-0.74%
20185,26450.10%
20175,259-39-0.74%
20165,29850.09%
20155,293-2-0.04%
20145,295-23-0.43%
20135,31890.17%
20125,309-22-0.41%
20115,331-55-1.02%
20105,386-92-0.17%
20005,4781070.20%
19905,3711,1002.32%
19804,2717892.06%
19703,4828142.70%
19602,6680.00%