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Income/capita 44%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 80%
IndexRipleyIllinoisNational
Income per capita$16,645$31,502$29,829
Median household income$30,625$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$17,434$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$9,423$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ripley is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ripley is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ripley is 80% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ripley is 29% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,414$30,625$61,250
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ripley median earnings by income bracket

      Ripley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.5%65.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%28.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.2%0.0%
      Other51.2%56.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mound Station, IL158$63,75015%
      Arenzville, IL382$60,83310%
      Browning, IL91$56,2502%
      Versailles, IL420$51,6677%
      Littleton, IL158$49,58310%
      Ripley, IL122$30,62545%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Okolona, AR122$36,87533%
      Roy, MT122$41,25025%
      Ahmeek, MI122$20,00064%
      Kingvale, CA122$0100%
      Stony Creek, VA122$47,50014%
      Ripley, IL122$30,62545%
      Source: The Ripley, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).