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Population in 2012: 5,347 (66% urban, 34% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 2,673  (50.0%)
Females: 2,674  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38663.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,313 (it was $25,728 in 2000)
Ripley:

$34,313
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,443

Ripley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,697 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Ripley:

$75,697
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,049; Detached houses: $108,745; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,383; In 2-unit structures: $94,872; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,872; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,467; Mobile homes: $57,620

Median gross rent in 2012: $551.

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  • White alone - 3,442 (63.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,231 (22.8%)
  • Hispanic - 621 (11.5%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ripley: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.0%), English (11.8%), Irish (11.6%), German (2.6%), Scottish (2.2%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 465 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ripley:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ripley city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

381 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.1%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Ripley, Mississippi as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ripley to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $377 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $710 (0.9%)

Ripley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (62.7 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (63.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (470.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blue Mountain, MS (2.5 miles ), Falkner, MS (2.8 miles ), Dumas, MS (3.0 miles ), Hamilton, MS (3.8 miles ), Ashland, MS (3.9 miles ), Walnut, MS (3.9 miles ), Myrtle, MS (3.9 miles ), Hickory Flat, MS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 88.95 W

Area code: 662

Ripley household income distribution Ripley home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ripley by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010011100
per 100,000 0.00.018.00.00.017.617.617.70.00.0
Robberies 6111011201
per 100,000 108.518.018.018.00.017.617.635.30.018.6
Assaults 131820411162672
per 100,000 235.1324.4360.471.8196.0281.735.2105.9121.337.1
Burglaries 36564225323138302752
per 100,000 651.01009.2756.8448.8570.1545.8668.8529.7467.7965.5
Thefts 89602238515361606041
per 100,000 1609.41081.3396.4682.1908.6933.11073.61059.31039.3761.2
Auto thefts 109749613545
per 100,000 180.8162.2126.171.8160.3105.6228.888.369.392.8
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.6) 212.3205.2177.887.6133.5166.2140.0137.8108.4123.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ripley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Ripley, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +400 (+7.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ripley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Ripley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Ripley city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ripley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Ripley center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Ripley center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tippah County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ripley topographic map

Birthplace of: Carroll Roberson - Protestant Christian Evangelist, John Faulkner (author) - Artist, Kendall Simmons - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Mar 11, 1979), Dolly Stark - Baseball player and coach, Jim Miller (punter) - College football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Ripley:

  • MERCY HOSPICE OF MISSISSIPPI I (Hospital, 111-B HOSPITAL STREET)
  • TIPPAH COUNTY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 1005 HWY 15 N)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIPLEY (Nursing Home, 101 CUNNINGHAM DR)
  • REST HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 103 CUNNINGHAM DRIVE)
  • REST HAVEN NH (Nursing Home, 103 CUNNINGHAM DR)
  • RIPLEY MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 101 CUNNINGHAM DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Ripley, MS

Airports located in Ripley:

College/University in Ripley:

  • Fosters Cosmetology College (Full-time enrollment: 30; Location: 1813 Hwy 15 N; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripley:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 23 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,081)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 44 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 45 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 59 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of Memphis (about 63 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Lane College (about 63 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 64 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)

Public high schools in Ripley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ripley:

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Notable locations in Ripley: Pine Hill Golf Course (A), Campbell Siding (B), Howell Siding (C), Ripley Public Library (D), Tippah County Courthouse (E), Ripley Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ripley include: West Ripley Church (A), Trinity Church (B), Springdale Church (C), Ripley Primitive Baptist Church (D), Ripley Presbyterian Church (E), North Ripley Baptist Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), West Ripley Baptist Church (H), Ripley Second Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tippah Memorial Gardens (1), Ripley Cemetery (2), Green Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tippah County - Historical Museum (106 North Siddall Street).

Hotels: Best Western Ripley (922 City Avenue South), Ripley Inn (1012 City Avenue North # B), Briarwood Inn of Ripley- (922 City Avenue South).

Courts: Tippah County - Justice Court Judge and Clerk (205 West Spring Street), Ripley City - Court Clerk (103 Highway 15 South).

 
Tippah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ripley and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF RIPLEY (Population served: 12000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ripley, MS

90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ripley in 2000:

  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Ripley compared to Mississippi state average:

Ripley, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Ripley (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Ripley Branch, at 305 East Jefferson, Mcgill North Branch, East Motor Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.9 mil, Deposits: $318.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Corporation, The
  • Regions Bank: Ripley Branch at 305 East Pine Street, branch established on 1973/01/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ripley travel time to work - commute


Ripley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ripley city (based on Tippah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.45%
Here70.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.3%13.6%6.5%3.4%2.1%
Congregations39.0%24.4%9.8%7.3%4.9%
NameCatholic ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.3%1.0%0.6%1.2%
Congregations1.2%1.2%1.2%2.4%8.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Tippah County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Tippah County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Tippah County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippah County:

31.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$26,016$39,0240$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,355$32,1308$3,898
Judicial and Legal 4$5,774$17,3220$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$41,729$31,2970$0
Police - Other 5$10,434$25,0421$290
Firefighters 9$21,690$28,9200$0
Correction 1$1,361$16,3320$0
Streets and Highways 8$13,253$19,8800$0
Welfare 2$2,634$15,8040$0
Health 1$1,363$16,3560$0
Solid Waste Management 4$5,038$15,1140$0
Sewerage 5$10,057$24,1372$1,437
Parks and Recreation 2$3,128$18,7683$1,122
Water Supply 5$14,047$33,7135$2,414
Electric Power 6$20,183$40,3660$0
Other and Unallocable 8$13,904$20,8560$0
Totals for Government 86$195,966$27,34419$9,161

Ripley government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $274,000 ($51.24)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $4,051,000 ($757.62)
    Police Protection: $878,000 ($164.20)
    Water Utilities: $703,000 ($131.48)
    Regular Highways: $644,000 ($120.44)
    Financial Administration: $473,000 ($88.46)
    Sewerage: $314,000 ($58.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000 ($41.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($39.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($17.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $137,000 ($25.62)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($3.37)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($3.18)
    Gas Utilities: $7,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,267,000 ($798.02)

Ripley government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $352,000 ($65.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $280,000 ($52.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($6.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $155,000 ($28.99)
    All Other: $20,000 ($3.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $145,000 ($27.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000 ($15.52)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($11.60)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($11.60)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,487,000 ($839.16)
    Water Utilities: $756,000 ($141.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,131,000 ($211.52)
    All Other: $275,000 ($51.43)
    Highways: $10,000 ($1.87)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($44.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $194,000 ($36.28)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $17,000 ($3.18)
    Other License: $9,000 ($1.68)

Ripley government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,290,000 ($428.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,128,000 ($397.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($30.30)

Ripley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,987,000 ($558.63)

4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Union County, MS  0.59% ($27,302 average AGI)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.50% ($18,778)
from Benton County, MS  0.37% ($19,407)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, MS  0.86% ($22,778 average AGI)
to Alcorn County, MS  0.55% ($26,875)
to Lee County, MS  0.33% ($20,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ripley:

  • WCSA (1260 AM; 1 kW; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KEYBOARD BROADCASTING COMMUNICATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ripley:

  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ripley:

  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ripley, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Ripley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,820,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,089


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 174
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Ripley


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ripley, MS

Most common first names in Ripley, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16171.3 years
Mary11879.1 years
William10474.7 years
John8878.3 years
Robert7069.6 years
Annie5781.7 years
Thomas4973.1 years
Willie4680.1 years
Ruby3779.8 years
Jessie3577.4 years
Most common last names in Ripley, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10077.4 years
Johnson6070.0 years
Cox4972.7 years
Jones4978.1 years
Mauney4077.7 years
Barkley3875.3 years
Richardson3573.7 years
Wilbanks3274.8 years
Street3280.9 years
Hurt3277.5 years
Businesses in Ripley, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Best Western1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronnie Tatum (2)
  • Kevin Jones (1)
  • Thomas Bryan Caviness (1)
  • Leslie Caviness (1)
  • Jeffery C. Green (1)
  • Danny Yancey (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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