Ripley County, Indiana Population 2021

Ripley County, Indiana's estimated population is 28,072 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ripley County, Indiana is the 56th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 28,815 and has seen a growth of -2.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202128,072-126-0.45%
202028,198-126-0.44%
201928,324-126-0.44%
201828,450220.08%
201728,428470.17%
201628,38190.03%
201528,372320.11%
201428,340440.16%
201328,296-151-0.53%
201228,447-198-0.69%
201128,645-170-0.59%
201028,8154,19917.06%
199024,6162180.89%
198024,3983,26015.42%
197021,1384972.41%
196020,6411,87810.01%
195018,763-135-0.71%
194018,8988204.54%
193018,078-616-3.30%
192018,694-758-3.90%
191019,452-429-2.16%
190019,8815312.74%
189019,350-2,277-10.53%
188021,6276503.10%
187020,9771,92310.09%
186019,0544,23428.57%
185014,8204,42842.61%
184010,3926,403160.52%
18303,9892,167118.94%
18201,8220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.45%
County Website
State
Founded
1818
County Seat
2010 Population
28,815
Growth Since 2010
-2.58%
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Ripley County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,61397.26%
Asian2750.97%
Two or More Races2620.92%
Black or African American1110.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.29%
Some Other Race490.17%
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Ripley County, Indiana Population by Race

Ripley County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Ripley County, Indiana Median Age

40.7


Total

39.5


Male

42.3


Female

Ripley County, Indiana Adults

There are 21,643 adults, (4,925 of whom are seniors) in Ripley County, Indiana.

Ripley County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ripley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

14,351

50.55%

Male

14,040

49.45%

Ripley County, Indiana Population by Age

Ripley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ripley County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Female71.7%28.3%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male52.9%47.1%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ripley County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9922.5475.9
Married5,9933.1486.3
Non Family3,5061.1662.1
Female1,0753.371.7
Male4183.4552.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Ripley County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5943.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,4607.59%
High School Graduate8,40043.65%
Some College3,51418.26%
Associates Degree1,8039.37%
Bachelors Degree2,18811.37%
Graduate Degree1,2856.68%
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Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,53316,6113,309
Hispanic26119838
Asian17717291
2+ Races13011135
Native American8152
Black6852
Other Race2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.41%.

Ripley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,369$46,149$29,881
Less Than 9th Grade$18,496$25,438$13,694
High School Graduate$34,960$43,682$25,988
Some College$36,925$45,417$30,926
Bachelors Degree$51,389$62,188$44,229
Graduate Degree$61,729$96,250$50,952

$38,369

Average Earnings

$46,149

Average Male

$29,881

Average Female

Ripley County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ripley County, Indiana Language by Age

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Ripley County, Indiana Language

96.95% of Ripley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Ripley County, Indiana Language

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,6673,16711.88%
Hispanic520458.65%
Asian2752910.55%
Native812935.80%
Multiple257218.17%
Black741824.32%
Other491428.57%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ripley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ripley County, Indiana is Native, with 35.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ripley County, Indiana is Multiple, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.24%.

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.68%
High School9.75%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.13%
Female Unemployed18.06%
Female Employed6.62%
Male Employed4.05%

Ripley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ripley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,332$71,576
Families$71,011$82,343
Married Families$79,317-
Non Families$30,456$42,837
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Income by Household Type

Ripley County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ripley County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,144

Number of Veterans

2,037

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam696
Second Gulf War314
First Gulf War291
Korea236
World War II92

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74652
75+599
35 to 54459
55 to 64278
18 to 34156

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0929.93%
2+ Races2013.89%
Black1619.28%
Hispanic123.87%
Asian93.93%
Other Race730.43%

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Ripley County, Indiana Employment by Education

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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68.24%

Born in Ripley County, Indiana

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Ripley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 68.24% having been born in Indiana. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ripley County, Indiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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