For population 25 years and over in Ripley:
For population 15 years and over in Ripley CDP:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,768 (2.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (21.4 miles , pop. 103,717).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (62.3 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (284.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: North East borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Westfield, NY (2.8 miles ), Mina, NY (3.0 miles ), Sherman, NY (3.1 miles ), Mayville, NY (3.3 miles ), Chautauqua, NY (3.5 miles ), Portland, NY (3.9 miles ), French Creek, NY (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 79.71 W
Area code: 716
Work and jobs in Ripley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ripley, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ripley-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Ripley place center .
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ripley-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Ripley center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Ripley center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 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 Chautauqua County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Richard T. Ely - Economist and author, Charles Mann Hamilton - Politician, Benjamin Goodrich.
Hospitals/medical centers near Ripley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripley:
Public high school in Ripley:
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Public elementary/middle school in Ripley:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.391. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ripley that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ripley compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Ripley (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ripley CDP (based on Chautauqua County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 37
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($601 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,407 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Ripley fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 2004 05:25 PM, Sr-5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 2004 02:24 PM, I-90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 17, 2003 11:24 AM, Sr-20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 2001 05:11 PM, Sr-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 1977 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ripley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ripley, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ripley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ripley)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0366.00
State forum archive:
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.