Ripley is a city located in Lauderdale County Tennessee. Ripley has a 2020 population of 7,327. It is also the county seat of Lauderdale County. Ripley is currently declining at a rate of -1.90% annually and its population has decreased by -12.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,381 in 2010.
The average household income in Ripley is $46,824 with a poverty rate of 28.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $92,200. The median age in Ripley is 34.5 years, 30.8 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ripleywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 81.30%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.41%.
98.23% of Ripley residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ripley is Hispanic, with 64.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ripley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.29%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ripley
99.58% of Ripley residents were born in the United States, with 84.86% having been born in Tennessee. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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