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Ripley
  • Town in Tennessee

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Ripley is a town in Tennessee with a population of 7,852. Ripley is in Lauderdale County. Living in Ripley offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Ripley and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Ripley are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$92,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$682
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,509.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    65.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    78.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    65.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    754.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,485
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    312.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

Working in Ripley

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,813
National
$64,994

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