Ripley, Mississippi

Population 5,381

Ripley is located in Tippah County, MS. The population is 5,381, making Ripley the largest city in Tippah County.

There are 5 public schools in Ripley with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Ripley is very low , and there are 22 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ripley is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Ripley property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Ripley include Blue Mountain, Falkner and Dumas.

Ripley Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 23.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.4%

Crime Rate

87.33% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 157
  • Property Crime: 314
  • Larceny Theft: 157

Registered Offenders

71.59% Higher than national avg.
  • 22 offenders in Ripley
  • 40.88 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

62 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 55


Moderate 3.1%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Ripley, MS and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Ripley's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
1 Private School

Northeast Christian Academy

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5 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Ripley, MS issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Ripley, MS issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $552
  • 1 Bedroom: $555
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $969
  • 4 Bedrooms: $973

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Environmental Hazards

62 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Ripley, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Ripley, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Ripley, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.2°
  • February 41.35°
  • March 51.65°
  • April 61.43°
  • May 68.33°
  • June 76.36°
  • July 82.38°
  • August 79.53°
  • September 70.3°
  • October 57.97°
  • November 49.63°
  • December 41.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Ripley, MS

Ripley, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Ripley, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Ripley, MS has a low risk of hail storms.
Ripley, MS has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Ripley, MS: $31,422


Unemployment in Ripley is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.19%
White Collar - 50.81%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Trent Kelly

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

17 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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