Ripley, West Virginia

related topics
{household, population, female}
{city, population, household}
{black, white, people}
{day, year, event}
{county, mile, population}

Ripley is a city in and the county seat of Jackson County, West Virginia, United States.[3]



Ripley is located at 38°49′16″N 81°42′51″W / 38.82111°N 81.71417°W / 38.82111; -81.71417 (38.821078, -81.714264),[4] along Mill Creek.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,263 people, 1,423 households, and 893 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,056.3 people per square mile (407.7/km²). There were 1,543 housing units at an average density of 499.5/sq mi (192.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.22% White, 0.06% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 1,423 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.78.

Full article ▸

related documents
Gilmer, Texas
Stephenson, Michigan
Pick City, North Dakota
Auburn, Michigan
Quitman, Arkansas
Delight, Arkansas
Mountain, North Dakota
La Monte, Missouri
St. Donatus, Iowa
Carlos, Minnesota
Ottertail, Minnesota
Waverly, Kentucky
Clifton, Kansas
Clay, Kentucky
Montrose, Arkansas
East Moline, Illinois
Dubois, Idaho
Wyaconda, Missouri
Benton, Missouri
Arkansas City, Arkansas
Deepwater, Missouri
Ione, Oregon
Gary, Minnesota
Ward, Arkansas
Ulen, Minnesota
Vienna, Missouri
Carson City, Michigan
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Sarles, North Dakota
Ogden, Kansas