Ripley is a city located in Tippah County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Tippah County. With a 2020 population of 5,249, it is the 61st largest city in Mississippi and the 4640th largest city in the United States . Ripley is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% 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 459 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ripley is $56,479 with a poverty rate of 22.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $116,000. The median age in Ripley is 36.8 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.