Ripley, MS


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Ripley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 5,357 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ripley is the 66th largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ripley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ripley is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ripley who work in sales jobs (15.19%), office and administrative support (14.20%), and teaching (5.18%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ripley is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small city, Ripley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Ripley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.13% of adults in Ripley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Ripley in 2010 was $18,571, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,284 for a family of four.

Ripley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ripley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ripley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ripley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ripley include English, German, French , and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Ripley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.

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