Ripley County, Indiana Population 2024

29,227

Ripley County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 29,227 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ripley County, Indiana is the 55th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 28,815 and has seen a growth of 1.43% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929,577700.24%
202829,507700.24%
202729,437700.24%
202629,367700.24%
202529,297700.24%
202429,227700.24%
202329,157700.24%
202229,087700.24%
202129,017490.17%
202028,9685031.77%
201928,465-61-0.21%
201828,526940.33%
201728,432200.07%
201628,412370.13%
201528,375320.11%
201428,343460.16%
201328,297-152-0.53%
201228,449-197-0.69%
201128,646-169-0.59%
201028,815
199024,6162180.89%
198024,3983,26015.42%
197021,1384972.41%
196020,6411,87810.01%
195018,763-135-0.71%
194018,8988204.54%
193018,078-616-3.3%
192018,694-758-3.9%
191019,452-429-2.16%
190019,8815312.74%
189019,350-2,277-10.53%
188021,6276503.1%
187020,9771,92310.09%
186019,0544,23428.57%
185014,8204,42842.61%
184010,3926,403160.52%
18303,9892,167118.94%
18201,822-27,755-93.84%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.24% (70)
County Website
Ripley County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
28,815
Area
446 mi²
Density
66 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.43% (412)
Founded
1818

Ripley County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,75895.75%
Two or more races6472.23%
Other race2840.98%
Asian2040.7%
Black or African American970.33%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ripley County, Indiana Population by Race

Ripley County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Ripley County, Indiana Median Age

40.8

Total

38.9

Male

43.1

Female

Ripley County, Indiana Adults

There are 22,174 adults, (5,330 of whom are seniors) in Ripley County, Indiana.

Ripley County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ripley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female14,56650.24%
Male14,42449.76%

Ripley County, Indiana Population by Age

Ripley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,1142.5677.222.8
Married5,9313.1789.610.4
Non Family3,5801.1963.536.5
Female9993.2660.439.6
Male6043.5863.936.1
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ripley County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 98.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 36.42%.

Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,312

Average Earnings

$53,906

Average Male

$38,055

Average Female

Ripley County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ripley County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ripley County, Indiana Language

97.82% of Ripley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Ripley County, Indiana Language

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27,0302,5969.6%
Asian2045325.98%
Hispanic533478.82%
Multiple594294.88%
Black832428.92%
Other28420.7%
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9.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ripley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ripley County, Indiana is Black, with 28.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ripley County, Indiana is Other, with 0.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.59%.

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.75%
Some College10.07%
High School9.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%
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Ripley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.64%
Female Unemployed8.19%
Female Employed6.8%
Male Employed2.85%
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Ripley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ripley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ripley County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ripley County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ripley County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ripley County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,809

Number of Veterans

1,764

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.8%

Born in Ripley County, Indiana

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Ripley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 67.8% having been born in Indiana. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ripley County, Indiana Place of Birth

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