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Ripley County, Indiana

Formed in 1818 and named for War of 1812 veteran Eleazer W. Ripley

County Seat: Versailles

Largest City: Batesville (2016 population: 6,679)

Population per Square Mile: 64.62

Square Miles: 446.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)28,818550.4%6,484,136
Today (2016)28,846550.4%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*30,754550.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.1%32 2.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration2717 -12,135
Net International Migration3127 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)23550.1%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,649585.7%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)5,1785218.0%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)2,366568.2%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,4365722.3%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,9325627.5%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)5,2855218.3%14.9%
Median Age41.5  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone85600.3%0.4%
Asian Alone266380.9%2.2%
Black Alone123710.4%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3770.0%0.1%
White28,0555597.3%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups314541.1%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic28,3065498.1%93.2%
Hispanic540631.9%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)10,98155100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,4504922.3%19.0%
Married Without Children4,0575236.9%30.0%
Single Parents774627.0%9.7%
Living Alone2,5895823.6%28.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)12,20156100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)12,10757100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
8,3575769.0%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$138,30019  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,6245621.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$49057  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 6,140410.6%1,110,866
Public5,697430.5%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)19,437550.4%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher86.8%60 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree17.4%38 24.6%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$40,8632994.8%43,097
Median Household Income in 201655,12925105.4%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201612.2%5187.1%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.9%4793.7%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201633480.4%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20162,323620.3%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,122550.4%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2015324590.4%84,008
Births to Teens, 201523580.4%5,876
Deaths, 2015292600.5%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,995560.4%3,326,893
Employed13,353560.4%3,179,806
Unemployed642530.4%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.635104.5%4.4
October 2017 Unemployment Rate3.631105.9%3.4

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work16,972100.0%$786,216100.0%$46,324
Wage and Salary13,06877.0%$578,80673.6%$44,292
Farm Proprietors7614.5%$10,6091.3%$13,941
Nonfarm Proprietors3,14318.5%$46,0235.9%$14,643
Farm8775.2%$14,4431.8%$16,469
Nonfarm16,09594.8%$771,77398.2%$47,951
Private14,64986.3%$703,81989.5%$48,046
  Accommodation, Food Serv.8925.3%$14,9881.9%$16,803
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1801.1%$2,6880.3%$14,933
  Construction8885.2%$41,8855.3%$47,168
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1721.0%$9,2681.2%$53,884
  Manufacturing2,35513.9%$149,74119.0%$63,584
  Professional, Tech. Serv.5613.3%$23,2223.0%$41,394
  Retail Trade1,3147.7%$32,0334.1%$24,378
  Trans., Warehousing1,0916.4%$54,3986.9%$49,861
  Wholesale Trade1821.1%$7,8011.0%$42,863
  Other Private (not above)5,234*30.8%*$284,040*36.1%*$54,268*
Government1,4468.5%$67,9548.6%$46,994

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed109100.0%100.0%$18,497$3,875,847
Single-Family7972.5%75.2%$15,952$3,417,822
2-Family21.8%3.1%212$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family2825.7%20.9%$2,333$372,642

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Ripley County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Batesville5,00117.3%*
Holton4711.6%
Milan1,8866.5%
Napoleon2290.8%
Osgood1,6155.6%
Sunman1,0443.6%
Versailles2,1087.3%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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