The City of Ripon had a population of 8,003 as of July 1, 2018. 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ripon: Ceresco, Morena.
|Population in Households||7,226|
|Population in Familes||5,528|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||777|
|Median Household Income||$48,921|
|Average Household Income||$67,935|
|Per Capita Income||$28,941|
|Total Housing Units||3,520 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,027 (57.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,186 (33.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||307 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,698|
|Average Home Value||$157,955|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.1%|
|Per Capita Income||3.28%|
The table below compares Ripon to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 108||86th|
|Population Density||# 106||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 165||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 517||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 321||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.