For population 25 years and over in Ripley:
For population 15 years and over in Ripley town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (102.4 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (204.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (366.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Cambridge, ME (1.9 miles ), Dexter, ME (2.1 miles ), St. Albans, ME (2.3 miles ), Corinna, ME (2.7 miles ), Harmony, ME (2.8 miles ), Parkman, ME (3.0 miles ), Hartland, ME (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.00 N, Longitude: 69.38 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Ripley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ripley, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ripley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Ripley town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 8/9/2000, a category F2 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Ripley-area historical earthquake activity is near Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Ripley center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from Ripley center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripley:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Ripley compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Ripley (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,094 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Ripley:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $154,000
Total average daily traffic: 480
Total average daily truck traffic: 38
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 720
FAA Registered Aircraft:2