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Rippey, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Rippey had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2017. Rippey ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rippey is located at latitude 41.9342 and longitude -94.2008 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rippey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

The City of Rippey (GNIS ID: 2396379) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rippey is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rippey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rippey, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 274
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 130
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 169
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,329
Average Household Income $66,658
Per Capita Income $28,056


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $107,558


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.87% -1.04%
Households -0.85% -0.93%
Families 0.0% -1.17%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Rippey, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rippey to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 625 38th
Population Density # 765 24th
Diversity Index # 277 73rd
Median Household Income # 432 57th
Per Capita Income # 442 56th

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