Ripon, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ripon, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Ripon had a population of 7,841 as of July 1, 2016. Ripon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ripon is located at latitude 43.8436 and longitude -88.8379 in Fond du Lac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ripon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fond du Lac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Ripon (GNIS ID: 1584039) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ripon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ripon: Ceresco, Morena.


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Ripon, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,841
Population in Households 7,067
Population in Familes 5,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 774
Population Density1 1,575
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,169
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,907
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,965 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,204 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $121,697
Average Home Value $139,758
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,540
Average Household Income $60,155
Per Capita Income $26,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.15%
Households 0.6% 0.39%
Families 1.21% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ripon, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ripon to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 86th
Population Density1 # 111 86th
Diversity Index2 # 171 78th
Median Household Income # 476 39th
Per Capita Income # 349 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.