Ripley, West Virginia

Population 3,267

Ripley is located in Jackson County, WV. The population is 3,267, making Ripley the 2nd largest city in Jackson County.

There are 4 public schools in Ripley with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Ripley is very low , and there are 30 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ripley is very high 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 Evans, Sandyville and Cottageville.

Ripley Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 13.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.9%

Crime Rate

79.62% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 42
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 505
  • Larceny Theft: 463

Registered Offenders

87.35% Higher than national avg.
  • 30 offenders in Ripley
  • 91.83 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

55 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 54


Very High 4.7%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Ripley, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Ripley's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Ripley, WV issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Ripley, WV 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: $520
  • 1 Bedroom: $620
  • 2 Bedrooms: $710
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,000
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,000

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Environmental Hazards

55 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Ripley, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Ripley, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Ripley, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.82°
  • February 37.32°
  • March 47.45°
  • April 57.88°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 73.79°
  • July 75.84°
  • August 75.5°
  • September 69.02°
  • October 56.8°
  • November 45.6°
  • December 33.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Ripley, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Ripley, WV: $31,522


Unemployment in Ripley is 4.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.55%
White Collar - 70.45%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

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13 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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