Ripley County, Missouri Population 2021

Ripley County, Missouri's estimated population is 13,024 with a growth rate of -1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ripley County, Missouri is the 75th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 14,102 and has seen a growth of -7.64% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,024-132-1.00%
202013,156-132-0.99%
201913,288-132-0.98%
201813,420-145-1.07%
201713,565-210-1.52%
201613,775-13-0.09%
201513,788-144-1.03%
201413,932-53-0.38%
201313,985-43-0.31%
201214,028-112-0.79%
201114,140380.27%
201014,1021,79914.62%
199012,303-155-1.24%
198012,4582,65527.08%
19709,8037077.77%
19609,096-2,318-20.31%
195011,414-1,192-9.46%
194012,6061,43012.80%
193011,176-885-7.34%
192012,061-1,038-7.92%
191013,099-87-0.66%
190013,1864,67454.91%
18908,5123,13558.30%
18805,3772,20269.35%
18703,175-572-15.27%
18603,74791732.40%
18502,830-26-0.91%
18402,8560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.00% (-132)
County Website
Founded
January 5, 1833
County Seat
2010 Population
14,102
Growth Since 2010
-7.64% (-1,078)
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Ripley County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,09296.50%
Two or More Races2021.49%
Black or African American940.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.62%
Asian540.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.22%
Some Other Race110.08%
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Ripley County, Missouri Population by Race

Ripley County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Ripley County, Missouri Median Age

42.3


Total

41.5


Male

43.6


Female

Ripley County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,451 adults, (2,792 of whom are seniors) in Ripley County, Missouri.

Ripley County, Missouri Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ripley County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

6,818

50.25%

Male

6,749

49.75%

Ripley County, Missouri Population by Age

Ripley County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ripley County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female62.3%37.7%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
All79%21%
Male80.4%19.6%
Married87.6%12.4%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ripley County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0592.6779
Married2,4653.3187.6
Non Family1,6801.2372.7
Female6693.8862.3
Male2452.880.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Ripley County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5956.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,31713.83%
High School Graduate4,02442.26%
Some College2,04421.46%
Associates Degree5756.04%
Bachelors Degree6887.22%
Graduate Degree2802.94%
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Ripley County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ripley County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1577,421961
2+ Races9571
Black9459
Native American67
Hispanic4141
Islander30
Asian288
Other Race11117

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 other race people with a rate of 63.64%.

Ripley County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,746$30,215$19,501
Less Than 9th Grade$16,300$17,112$15,788
High School Graduate$21,283$30,289$17,076
Some College$21,605$26,570$18,893
Bachelors Degree$37,981$48,083$37,232
Graduate Degree$52,277$52,143$52,663

$22,746

Average Earnings

$30,215

Average Male

$19,501

Average Female

Ripley County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ripley County, Missouri Language by Age

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Ripley County, Missouri Language

98.53% of Ripley County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Ripley County, Missouri Language

Ripley County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7473,05323.95%
Hispanic19715478.17%
Multiple20210250.50%
Black915661.54%
Islander3030100.00%
Other1111100.00%

25.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.11%

Male Poverty Rate

26.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ripley County, Missouri

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ripley County, Missouri is White, with 23.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.14%.

Ripley County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.19%
Some College22.08%
High School21.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.64%

Ripley County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed62.86%
Female Unemployed20.14%
Female Employed13.63%
Male Employed12.27%

Ripley County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ripley County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,971$46,280
Families$43,393$54,972
Married Families$49,085-
Non Families$17,810$25,528
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Income by Household Type

Ripley County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ripley County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Ripley County, Missouri 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 County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Ripley County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,080

Number of Veterans

990

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam492
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War122
Korea53
World War II16

Ripley County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74278
75+276
55 to 64242
35 to 54177
18 to 34107

Ripley County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,06610.59%
Asian1425.93%

Ripley County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Ripley County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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21.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ripley County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ripley County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Ripley County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Ripley County, Missouri 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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67.90%

Born in Ripley County, Missouri

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Ripley County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 67.90% having been born in Missouri. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ripley County, Missouri 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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