Old Ripley, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 55  (52.9%)
Females: 49  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62086, 62275.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,607 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Old Ripley:

$29,607
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,774 (it was $15,363 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $69,351 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Old Ripley:

$69,351
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $98,439; Detached houses: $100,094; Mobile homes: $81,069
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    • 10395.4%White alone
    • 43.7%Hispanic
    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Old Ripley: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (23.1%), German (23.1%), Polish (17.9%), Irish (15.4%), French (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/04/1906

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Old Ripley, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Old Ripley:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Old Ripley village:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Old Ripley village:  1.3% ($573)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

Old Ripley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (40.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pocahontas, IL (2.2 miles ), Grantfork, IL (2.6 miles ), Sorento, IL (2.7 miles ), New Douglas, IL (2.7 miles ), Pierron, IL (2.8 miles ), Alhambra, IL (3.0 miles ), Greenville, IL (3.0 miles ), Panama, IL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 89.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Old Ripley household income distribution Old Ripley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+33.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Old Ripley, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Old Ripley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Old Ripley village center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 21.1 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Ripley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Old Ripley center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Old Ripley center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bond County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Old Ripley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Old Ripley:

  • ALHAMBRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • HITZ MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • BRAUNS TERRACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • FAITH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HIGHLAND, IL)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HIGHLAND, IL)

airports located in Old Ripley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Ripley:

  • McKendree University (about 24 miles; Lebanon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 25 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 31 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 33 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 34 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 39 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 40 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

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Notable location: Pocahontas - Old Ripley Fire Protection District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.9. This is worse than average.

City:

92.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.6%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.1

Old Ripley travel time to work - commute Old Ripley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Old Ripley village (based on Bond County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,27328
Catholic2,3803
Mainline Protestant1,31411
Other41
Black Protestant-1
None8,797-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Bond County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bond County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bond County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Old Ripley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($96.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($9.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($67.31)

Old Ripley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($86.54)
    Highways: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($19.23)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($9.62)

Old Ripley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $108,000 ($1038.46)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IL  1.63% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.52% ($34,688)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.44% ($33,667)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, IL  1.51% ($32,161 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.60% ($33,838)
to Clinton County, IL  0.47% ($27,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Ripley:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDID (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Ripley:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Old Ripley:

  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Old Ripley compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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