Ripley, California

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Population in 2010: 692.
Males: 350  (50.7%)
Females: 342  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,944
Ripley:

$63,944
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,186

Ripley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $352,700
Ripley:

$352,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,015; detached houses: $191,839; mobile homes: $22,111

Median gross rent in 2017: $533.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ripley: 72.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 90.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ripley, CA (2010)
    • 53777.6%Hispanic
    • 8812.7%Black alone
    • 598.5%White alone
    • 30.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

Races in Ripley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ripley, California as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ripley is 281 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (11.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 248 feet

152 residents are foreign born (30.0% Latin America).

This place:

30.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $534 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (57.7 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (141.6 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (148.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

East Blythe, CA (2.5 miles),
Mesa Verde, CA (2.7 miles ),
Blythe, CA (2.7 miles ),
Palo Verde, CA (2.8 miles ),
Ehrenberg, AZ (3.2 miles ),
Cibola, AZ (3.4 miles),
La Paz Valley, AZ (4.9 miles ),
Quartzsite, AZ (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.53 N, Longitude: 114.66 W

Distribution of median household income in Ripley, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ripley, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 42.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Ripley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 592% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from Ripley center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 122.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from Ripley center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 268.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riverside County (43) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 18, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ripley:

  • FMC-BLYTHE DESERT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BLYTHE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripley:

  • Arizona Western College (about 59 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 69 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • College of the Desert (about 101 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mohave Community College (about 126 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 134 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 135 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 137 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Riverside County Fire Department Station 44 Ripley (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Riverside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ripley:

Marital status in Ripley, CA
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 8.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ripley:

  • High school or higher: 36.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

30.1
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ripley, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
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: 330
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Riverside County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 91
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 311
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,125
Riverside County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Riverside County:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

17.9%

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.31% ($51,234 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.23% ($57,313)
from Orange County, CA  1.00% ($64,976)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.11% ($44,347 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.77% ($46,622)
to Orange County, CA  0.71% ($58,801)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ripley:

  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ripley:

  • KZAL (105.5 FM; DESERT CENTER, CA; Owner: WORLDWIDE MULTI-MEDIA B/C CO.)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KERU-FM (88.5 FM; BLYTHE, CA; Owner: ESCUELA DE LA RAZA UNIDA)
  • KJMB-FM (100.3 FM; BLYTHE, CA; Owner: J.S. MAYSON)

TV broadcast stations around Ripley:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

Ripley fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 2017 03:30 PM, Cr-Main St, Lat: 33.526567, Lon: -114.657283, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • 800Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 929Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • RIPLEYCDF, 13987 Main Street (Lat: 33.526278 Lon: -114.655528), Type: Building, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: KVZ78,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.340 MHz, 151.385 MHz, 159.285 MHz, 159.345 MHz, 159.360 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2010, Expiration Date: 01/22/2021, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6174, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Ripley Sta Neighbors Blvd 1 Blk N 25th Ave (Lat: 33.524472 Lon: -114.656056), Call Sign: WBU896, Licensee ID: L00000370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/1996, Expiration Date: 09/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2001, Registrant: Southern California Edison Co, Alhambra, CA 91802, Phone: (818) 308-6754
  • 30th Ave & Ludy Blvd (Lat: 33.492250 Lon: -114.727194), Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WNUS963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/05/2025, Registrant: Palo Verde Irrigation District, 180 West 14th Avenue, Blythe, CA 92225, Phone: (760) 922-3144, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI6RAR, Licensee ID: L01405245, Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, Certifier: Ector Ramirez, Registrant: Ector Ramirez, 24830 Borders Ave, Ripley, CA 92225

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ripley, CA
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 5.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ripley, CA
  • 58.7%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 17.4%No fuel used


Ripley compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Ripley on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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