Ripon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 7,778 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 3,451  (44.4%)
Females: 4,327  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54971.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,764 (it was $37,399 in 2000)
Ripon:

$46,764
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,339 (it was $20,313 in 2000)

Ripon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,975 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Ripon:

$116,975
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $118,343; Detached houses: $120,871; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,522; In 2-unit structures: $128,222; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,646; Mobile homes: $32,082

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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  • Races in Ripon, WI (2010)

    Ripon races chart
    • 7,16292.6%White alone
    • 3885.0%Hispanic
    • 600.8%Asian alone
    • 530.7%Two or more races
    • 470.6%Black alone
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ripon: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Polish (9.8%), Irish (8.9%), English (7.3%), Norwegian (3.6%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 943 feet

Land area: 4.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,837 people per square mile   (low).

Ripon,WI real estate house value index trend

Ripon, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Ripon:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ripon city:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

274 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ripon, Wisconsin as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ripon to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,575 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,706 (2.5%)

Ripon satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $245,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,585 (+33.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,924 (53.6%)

Area code: 920

Ripon household income distribution Ripon home values distribution

Crime rates in Ripon by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000101000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.013.70.013.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4421420011000
per 100,000 57.759.227.313.754.827.40.00.013.412.90.00.00.0
Robberies 0000002001111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.027.80.00.012.912.813.012.9
Assaults 405881516787679
per 100,000 57.70.068.3109.2109.7205.9222.194.7106.990.177.190.8115.9
Burglaries 152723133420131225912710
per 100,000 216.5399.9314.1177.5466.1274.5180.5162.3334.2115.9154.290.8128.7
Thefts 17715415810716015112410996901127672
per 100,000 2,555.22,280.82,157.61,461.12,193.32,072.51,721.31,474.61,283.31,158.71,439.0985.6926.9
Auto thefts 4761612230314
per 100,000 57.7103.781.913.782.213.727.827.140.10.038.513.051.5
Arson 1N/A00000001000
per 100,000 14.4N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.012.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 178.7173.9149.5104.1218.9165.4163.390.9109.486.190.268.576.8

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

Crime rate in Ripon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.73
Wisconsin average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -397 (-5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ripon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ripon, Wisconsin average temperatures Ripon, Wisconsin average precipitation Ripon, Wisconsin humidity Ripon, Wisconsin wind speed Ripon, Wisconsin snowfall Ripon, Wisconsin sunshine Ripon, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

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 the city 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 (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

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

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:

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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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 3.3% for other race residents, 45.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Ripon, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Ripon travel time to work - commute Ripon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Fond du Lac County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,142$43,5410$0
Other Government Administration 1$8,711$104,5322$1,501
Judicial and Legal 1$6,609$79,3080$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$85,180$60,1270$0
Police - Other 7$21,139$36,23812$4,785
Streets and Highways 10$44,278$53,1340$0
Health 0$0 52$18,332
Solid Waste Management 1$4,427$53,1240$0
Sewerage 7$31,177$53,4460$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,740$40,4400$0
Water Supply 4$18,461$55,3832$396
Local Libraries 6$20,052$40,10417$6,675
Other and Unallocable 4$13,286$39,8588$4,166
Totals for Government 65$278,202$51,36093$35,855

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $837,000 ($107.61)
    Health - Other: $36,000 ($4.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($3.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($2.70)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,581,000 ($203.27)
    Police Protection: $1,426,000 ($183.34)
    Regular Highways: $950,000 ($122.14)
    General - Other: $884,000 ($113.65)
    Libraries: $485,000 ($62.36)
    Central Staff Services: $386,000 ($49.63)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($45.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $326,000 ($41.91)
    Health - Other: $249,000 ($32.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $204,000 ($26.23)
    Transit Utilities: $191,000 ($24.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($24.56)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($20.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $104,000 ($13.37)
    General Public Buildings: $89,000 ($11.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000 ($11.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($9.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $67,000 ($8.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $613,000 ($78.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $293,000 ($37.67)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($10.67)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($2.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,487,000 ($319.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,314,000 ($168.94)
    All Other: $281,000 ($36.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $43,000 ($5.53)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $98,000 ($12.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $410,000 ($52.71)
    Interest Earnings: $236,000 ($30.34)
    Special Assessments: $147,000 ($18.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $98,000 ($12.60)
    Rents: $29,000 ($3.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $565,000 ($72.64)
    Transit Utilities: $62,000 ($7.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,968,000 ($253.02)
    Highways: $478,000 ($61.46)
    All Other: $186,000 ($23.91)
  • Tax - Property: $2,665,000 ($342.63)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $95,000 ($12.21)
    Other License: $79,000 ($10.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($6.30)
    NEC: $15,000 ($1.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,353,000 ($2102.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,804,000 ($1517.61)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,085,000 ($782.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,536,000 ($197.48)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,225,000 ($414.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,790,000 ($1130.11)

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, WI  0.55% ($32,461 average AGI)
from Dodge County, WI  0.54% ($35,351)
from Washington County, WI  0.28% ($32,696)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.59% ($30,641 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  0.47% ($36,588)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.33% ($37,566)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


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
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 12,775Total average daily traffic
  • 152Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,085Total future (year 2033) 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: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ripon, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (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: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ripon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Ripon

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

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 below state average.
There are 24 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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