Ripon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 7,700 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ripon is the 110th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities, Ripon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ripon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ripon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ripon who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (9.53%), and teaching (8.55%).
In addition, Ripon is a college town. There are a lot of students in Ripon attending college, and as a result Ripon provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The citizens of Ripon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.70% of adults in Ripon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ripon in 2010 was $26,788, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,152 for a family of four. However, Ripon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Ripon include Polish, Irish, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Ripon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.