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Ripley County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 14,012 (all rural); it was 13,509 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,208
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,116
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,225
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,313 (it was 1,191 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 629 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ripley County: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (27.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 25%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 70%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ripley County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 6,946  (49.6%)
Females: 7,066  (50.4%)
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Ripley County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ripley County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,627 ($22,761 in 1999)

This county:

$35,627
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $355 (lower quartile is $284, upper quartile is $436)
This county:

$355
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,245 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Ripley:

$88,245
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,695 - $143,498

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $120,514
Here:

$120,514
State:

$199,711

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,172
Here:

$152,172
State:

$185,692

Mobile homes: $115,602
Here:

$115,602
State:

$92,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $825
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $273

Institutionalized population: 60

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 134
  • Auto thefts: 18

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $571 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $380 (0.5%)

Ripley County household income distribution in 2009 Ripley County home values distribution Ripley County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.9%
Ripley County:

21.9%
Missouri:

14.0%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 33.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.0 years old, Asian residents: 60.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 11.8 years old, Other race residents: 33.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ripley County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Doniphan, Fairdealing, Naylor, Oxly.

Ripley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Garfield County, Oklahoma , Union County, New Mexico , Kingfisher County, Oklahoma , Obion County, Tennessee , Trigg County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 272
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 78 (45.7% naturalized citizens)

Ripley County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 7
  • 2000 to 2009: 8
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 31
  • 1970 to 1979: 2
  • Before 1970: 64
Note: State values scaled to Ripley County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.7%

Ripley County marital status for males Ripley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,644
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 91
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 or more: 44
  • Mobile homes: 1,582
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Ripley County with a mortgage: 1,704 (5 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,319

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ripley County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,01631
Mainline Protestant2594
Catholic2081
Black Protestant1821
Other-1
None10,435-
Ripley County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Ripley County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Ripley County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ripley County:

9.5%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Ripley County:

29.3%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Ripley County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,187
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $133.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,019
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,994
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Corn for grain: 1224 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1032 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 11644 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Ripley County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Ripley County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from the county center
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 71.8 miles away from Ripley County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ripley County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (41%)
  • Ukraine (13%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ripley County (%):

  • American (47%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Ripley County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,778 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 410 (11.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 36 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 151 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 200 (5.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Ripley County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 127 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,347.

6.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($21,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.00% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($11,752 average AGI)
2.70% relocated from other states ($9,334 average AGI)
Ripley County:

2.70%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, MO  2.08% ($19,311 average AGI)
from Carter County, MO  0.25% ($19,364)
from Clay County, AR  0.23% ($17,000)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,940 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.95% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($15,504 average AGI)
2.23% relocated to other states ($8,436 average AGI)
Ripley County:

2.23%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, MO  1.86% ($25,338 average AGI)
to Carter County, MO  0.30% ($33,538)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Ripley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Ripley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ripley County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ripley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ripley County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,257 (2,397 aged, 860 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 277 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Ripley County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (428)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (225)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (171)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (126)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (126)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (109)
  • Congestive heart failure (107)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (59)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (57)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (49)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,489
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 195
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,336

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,379
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,220
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,012
  • In family households: 11,891 (2,064 male householders, 1,618 female householders)
    2,871 spouses, 3,957 children (3,657 natural, 111 adopted, 188 stepchildren), 423 grandchildren, 202 brothers or sisters, 293 parents, 223 other relatives, 233 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,062 (717 male householders (591 living alone)), 941 female householders (770 living alone)), 402 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 1,738 2-persons, 807 3-persons, 678 4-persons, 362 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,362 1-person, 266 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 4 4-persons.

2,160 married couples with children.
683 single-parent households (202 men, 481 women).

98.4% of residents of Ripley speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,174,000 ($8,033 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,691,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,356,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,543,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,418,000
Federal grants: $37,493,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,448,000 ($1,013,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,917,000 ($102,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $274,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,079,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,467,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 884
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 860
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +348
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ripley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 161
  • 2000 to 2009: 760
  • 1990 to 1999: 922
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,113
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,533
  • 1960 to 1969: 574
  • 1950 to 1959: 452
  • 1940 to 1949: 360
  • 1939 or earlier: 641
Note: State values scaled to Ripley population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ripley County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ripley County population
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 179
  • 4 rooms: 587
  • 5 rooms: 780
  • 6 rooms: 957
  • 7 rooms: 715
  • 8 rooms: 361
  • 9+ rooms: 349
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 113
  • 3 rooms: 134
  • 4 rooms: 364
  • 5 rooms: 414
  • 6 rooms: 88
  • 7 rooms: 117
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9+ rooms: 86
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ripley County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ripley County population
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 123
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,084
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,001
  • 4 bedrooms: 609
  • 5+ bedrooms: 130
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 182
  • 2 bedrooms: 535
  • 3 bedrooms: 510
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5+ bedrooms: 21
Cars and other vehicles available in Ripley County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ripley County population
  • no vehicle: 198
  • 1 vehicle: 1,191
  • 2 vehicles: 1,734
  • 3 vehicles: 566
  • 4 vehicles: 159
  • 5+ vehicles: 120
  • no vehicle: 172
  • 1 vehicle: 607
  • 2 vehicles: 474
  • 3 vehicles: 89
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Ripley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Missouri.

Ripley County:

86.7%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,130
  • Other state: 4,732
  • Northeast: 106
  • Midwest: 1,593
  • South: 2,300
  • West: 723

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ripley County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.2%)
  • Wood (15.8%)
  • Utility gas (14.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (67.9%)
  • Utility gas (16.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (6.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

2.7%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

2.0%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

25.1%
Missouri:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 856
  • Number of aged recipients: 78
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 778
  • Number of recipients under 18: 70
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 602
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 184
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 360
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 368
Ripley County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ripley County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Ripley County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12776.6 years
Mary12077.0 years
James12073.1 years
John11976.7 years
Charles8270.9 years
Robert7373.5 years
George4972.6 years
Roy4173.4 years
Joseph3878.4 years
Walter3372.8 years
Most common last names in Ripley County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6377.1 years
Johnson4773.2 years
Miller4678.5 years
Thompson3774.6 years
Payne3177.3 years
Jones3068.9 years
Brooks2971.8 years
Davis2873.1 years
Adams2674.4 years
Moore2673.8 years
Businesses in Ripley County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1U.S. Cellular1

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  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"