Ripon is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 16,386 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ripon is the 357th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Ripon are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ripon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ripon is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ripon who work in management occupations (13.63%), sales jobs (11.04%), and office and administrative support (8.35%).
The citizens of Ripon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.81% of adults in Ripon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ripon in 2018 was $35,521, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,084 for a family of four. However, Ripon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ripon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ripon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ripon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ripon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ripon include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ripon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.