Ripley is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 855 people and just one neighborhood, Ripley is the 752nd largest community in New York. Ripley has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ripley is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.63% of the Ripley workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ripley is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ripley who work in food service (13.70%), maintenance occupations (9.38%) and office and administrative support (8.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Ripley’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town 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.
Ripley is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.