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Ripley, California - Basic Facts

The Ripley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.5238 and longitude -114.653. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 249 feet.

The formal official name is the Ripley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ripley, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ripley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ripley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Ripley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 728
Population in Households 728
Population in Familes 643
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 428
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (24.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $144,643
Average Home Value $218,151


Median Household Income $19,633
Average Household Income $30,000
Per Capita Income $9,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.2% 1.6%
Households 1.17% 1.52%
Families 0.4% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   3.57%
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.


Ripley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ripley to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1117 27th
Population Density1 # 981 36th
Diversity Index2 # 470 69th
Median Household Income # 1510 1st
Per Capita Income # 1474 3rd

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