Ripon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 7,810 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 3,716  (47.6%)
Females: 4,094  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54971.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,511 (it was $37,399 in 2000)
Ripon:

$55,511
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,444 (it was $20,313 in 2000)

Ripon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,947 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Ripon:

$120,947
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,878; detached houses: $140,944; townhouses or other attached units: $154,307; in 2-unit structures: $249,901; mobile homes: $32,342

Median gross rent in 2017: $766.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ripon: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ripon, WI (2017)
    • 7,09291.2%White alone
    • 3404.4%Hispanic
    • 1031.3%Black alone
    • 1041.3%Asian alone
    • 560.7%Two or more races
    • 330.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Ripon, Wisconsin as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ripon is 310 to 1.


Crime rates in Ripon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
4
(54.8)
2
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
1
(12.8)
1
(13.0)
1
(12.9)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(109.2)
8
(109.7)
15
(205.9)
16
(222.1)
7
(94.7)
8
(106.9)
7
(90.1)
6
(77.1)
7
(90.8)
9
(115.9)
10
(128.4)
9
(117.0)
2
(25.7)
8
(102.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(177.5)
34
(466.1)
20
(274.5)
13
(180.5)
12
(162.3)
25
(334.2)
9
(115.9)
12
(154.2)
7
(90.8)
10
(128.7)
14
(179.7)
12
(156.0)
6
(77.2)
7
(89.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
107
(1,461)
160
(2,193)
151
(2,072)
124
(1,721)
109
(1,475)
96
(1,283)
90
(1,159)
112
(1,439)
76
(985.6)
72
(926.9)
80
(1,027)
92
(1,196)
73
(939.5)
74
(945.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
6
(82.2)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.8)
2
(27.1)
3
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.5)
1
(13.0)
4
(51.5)
3
(38.5)
4
(52.0)
1
(12.9)
2
(25.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)104.7220.2166.3164.291.5110.086.690.768.977.286.386.349.270.4

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City-data.com crime index in Ripon, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (53.6%), American (8.9%), Irish (3.7%), Norwegian (3.4%), English (2.8%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 943 feet

Land area: 4.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,845 people per square mile   (low).

Ripon, Wisconsin map

342 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,498 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,966 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (19.0 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (60.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (150.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Metomen, WI (2.4 miles ),
Green Lake, WI (2.4 miles ),
Nepeuskun, WI (2.6 miles ),
Fairwater, WI (2.7 miles ),
Brandon, WI (2.8 miles ),
Rosendale, WI (2.9 miles ),
Springvale, WI (3.0 miles ),
Utica, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,049 (+26.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,379 (54.7%)

Area code: 920

Distribution of median household income in Ripon, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ripon, WI in 2017
Ripon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $278,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $245,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $410,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ripon, WI residents
Average permit cost in Ripon, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Ripon, WI
Historical housing units in Ripon, WI
Most common industries in Ripon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Machinery (9.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Ripon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Ripon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ripon, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 88.5. This is about average.

City:

88.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ripon-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Ripon city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ripon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% 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 376.3 miles away from Ripon center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Ripon 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 351.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 323.6 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) earthquake occurred 374.9 miles away from Ripon center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.0 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 Fond du Lac County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ripon topographic map

Main business address for: ALLIANCE LAUNDRY SYSTEMS LLC (WHOLESALE-MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ripon:

  • RIPON MED CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 933 NEWBURY ST)
  • RIPON MEDICAL CENTER (933 NEWBURY ST PO BOX 390)
  • SHELTERED VILLAGE OF RIPON FDD (1002 EUREKA ST)
  • FOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CTR (50 WOLVERTON AVE)
  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (50 WOLVERTON AVE PO BOX 509)
  • FMC - RIPON SOUTH (37 STONEY RIDGE RD)

Airports located in Ripon:

See details about airports located in Ripon, WI

Amtrak station near Ripon:

  • 20 miles: OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

College/University in Ripon:

  • Ripon College (Full-time enrollment: 979; Location: 300 West Seward Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ripon.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripon:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 20 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • Marian University (about 22 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 22 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 36 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 37 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Lakeland College (about 48 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 54 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)

Public high schools in Ripon:

  • RIPON HIGH (Students: 512, Location: 850 TIGER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LUMEN CHARTER HIGH (Students: 50, Location: 850 TIGER DR, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ripon:

See full list of schools located in Ripon

Library in Ripon:

  • RIPON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $543,202; Location: 120 JEFFERSON ST.; 49,260 books; 11,266 e-books; 6,770 audio materials; 5,624 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ripon: Ripon Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), J M Storzer Physical Education Center (B), Hughes House (C), Harwood Memorial Union (D), Farr Hall of Science (E), East Hall (F), Brockway Hall (G), Bovay Hall (H), Bartlett Hall (I), Ripon Guardian Ambulance Service (J), Ripon Volunteer Fire Department (K), C J Rodman Center for the Arts (L), West Hall (M), Todd Wehr Hall (N), Smith Hall (O), S N Pickard Commons (P), Ripon Public Library (Q), Ripon City Hall (R), Middle Hall (S), Merriman House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Ripon: ALLIANCE LAUNDRY SYSTEMS LLC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ripon include: First Church of Christ Scientist (A), First Congregational Church of Ripon (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), Immanuel United Methodist Church (D), Messiah Lutheran Church (E), Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Our Saviours United Church of Christ (G), Ripon Assembly of God Church (H), Ripon Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Ripon Pond 23.3 (A), Gothic Millpond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ripon include: Barlow Park (1), Atkins Park (2), Ashley Courts (3), Ceresco Park (4), Eagle Park (5), Elizabeth Murray Park (6), Kiwanis Park (7), Ingalls Field (8), Ripon College Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Little White School House (303 Blackburn Street).

Hotels: Americinn (1219 West Fond Du Lac Street), Comfort Suites At Royal Ridges (2 Westgate Drive), Best Western Welcome Inn (240 E Fond Du Lac St), Americinn - Ripon- Wi (1219 W Fond Du Lac St).

Birthplace of: Carrie Chapman Catt - Social Reformer, Janika Vandervelde - Composer, Ryan Werch - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix).

Fond du Lac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NESHKORO BP (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2005)
LAKESIDE ULTIMART (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ripon that have no violations reported:

  • POY SIPPI MINI MART BP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PILGRIM CENTER MAIN WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOG CABIN BAR & GRILL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


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

People in group quarters in Ripon in 2010:

  • 848 people in college/university student housing
  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ripon in 2000:

  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Ripon (2011 data):

  • Horicon Bank: Ripon Branch at 1188 West Fond Du Lac Street, branch established on 2005/11/21; Ripon Branch at 400 Watson Street, branch established on 1994/07/12. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $506.5 mil, Deposits: $440.0 mil, headquarters in Horicon, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Sword Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fond Du Lac Ripon Branch at 738 West Fond Du Lac, branch established on 1995/03/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Ripon Branch at 1092 West Fond Du Lac Street, branch established on 1994/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Ripon at 333 Blackburn Street, branch established on 1890/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

For population 15 years and over in Ripon:

Marital status in Ripon, WI
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ripon:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ripon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ripon, WI (based on Fond du Lac County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,71415
Evangelical Protestant15,45744
Mainline Protestant12,33932
Other5006
Orthodox2201
None43,403-
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: 12
Fond du Lac County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Fond du Lac County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Fond du Lac County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fond du Lac County:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Fond du Lac County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ripon:

48.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Ripon:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ripon:

23.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Ripon:

54.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Ripon:

76.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ripon, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$64,675$59,7000$0
Financial Administration 5$21,348$51,2350$0
Other and Unallocable 5$21,800$52,3205$5,181
Police - Other 5$20,659$49,58210$3,762
Local Libraries 5$18,467$44,32110$9,072
Sewerage 4$19,709$59,1270$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,235$52,9400$0
Water Supply 3$15,307$61,2280$0
Solid Waste Management 3$13,261$53,0441$361
Parks and Recreation 2$9,172$55,0320$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,748$68,9760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 25$20,246
Totals for Government 49$223,381$54,70651$38,622

Ripon government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $483,000 ($61.84)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($4.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($3.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,838,000 ($235.34)
    Sewerage: $1,567,000 ($200.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,038,000 ($132.91)
    Water Utilities: $921,000 ($117.93)
    Libraries: $556,000 ($71.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $402,000 ($51.47)
    Central Staff Services: $396,000 ($50.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($36.11)
    Transit Utilities: $274,000 ($35.08)
    Health - Other: $241,000 ($30.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($21.51)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($20.61)
    General - Other: $155,000 ($19.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $111,000 ($14.21)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($10.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000 ($6.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000 ($5.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,166,000 ($149.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $18,000 ($2.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,891,000 ($370.17)

Ripon government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,456,000 ($186.43)
    Other: $338,000 ($43.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($2.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $21,000 ($2.69)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($2.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $265,000 ($33.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,231,000 ($285.66)
    Interest Earnings: $333,000 ($42.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $86,000 ($11.01)
    Sale of Property: $76,000 ($9.73)
    Rents: $38,000 ($4.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($1.66)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($1.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,371,000 ($175.54)
    Transit Utilities: $87,000 ($11.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,765,000 ($225.99)
    Highways: $573,000 ($73.37)
    Transit Utilities: $161,000 ($20.61)
    Other: $52,000 ($6.66)
  • Tax - Property: $4,191,000 ($536.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $114,000 ($14.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $96,000 ($12.29)
    Other License: $48,000 ($6.15)
    Other: $19,000 ($2.43)

Ripon government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,976,000 ($3325.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,638,000 ($2770.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,903,000 ($755.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,565,000 ($200.38)

Ripon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,773,000 ($483.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,538,000 ($1221.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $428,000 ($54.80)

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dodge County, WI  0.77% ($43,480 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.53% ($55,502)
from Washington County, WI  0.44% ($48,096)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.74% ($41,535 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  0.65% ($41,356)
to Washington County, WI  0.34% ($47,828)
Businesses in Ripon, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ripon:

  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WISS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BERLIN, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDL (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAUPUN, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ripon:

  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN-FM (90.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF RIPON COLLEGE)
  • K221DH (92.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RIPON BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFIZ-FM (107.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ripon:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Ripon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Ripon fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 2004 10:04 AM, W Fond Du Lac St, Watson St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 2003 05:03 PM, E Sullivan St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 1994 07:13 PM, 23, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1989 03:09 PM, Watson, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1982 03:45 PM, Local St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.7mTotal length
  • $133,000Total costs
  • 26,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,888Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ripon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ripon, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ripon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ripon)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$117,3776$127,56823$132,6252$74,4252$105,505
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$130,2000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$50,7401$164,3004$119,8251$25,7000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$114,9130$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$331,1300$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0416.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$94,4201$98,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0416.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ripon, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ripon, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 54 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ripon, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.6%), and Outside Fires (22.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ripon, WI
    • 24265.6%Structure Fires
    • 8422.8%Outside Fires
    • 287.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 154.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ripon, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ripon, Wisconsin:

  • Comfort Suites, 2 Westgate Dr, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971 , Phone: (920) 748-5500, Fax: (920) 748-5549
  • Boarders Inn & Suites, 1219 W Fond Du Lac St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971 , Phone: (920) 748-7578, Fax: (920) 748-7897
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ripon, Wisconsin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ripon, WI
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ripon, WI
  • 52.8%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Ripon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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