Ripley, Illinois

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Ripley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 62353
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.022
Longitude -90.638

Ripley Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Ripley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 103 100%
Male 58 56.3%
Female 45 43.7%
Under 18 17 16.5%
18+ 86 83.5%
65+ 22 21.4%
Median Age 43.5
Average Family Size 2.77
White 103 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Ripley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 98
Growth -5
Growth % -4.9%

Ripley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 54.8%
US/American 21%
English 8.1%
Dutch 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Irish 3.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ripley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cooperstown (62353)
Hersman (62353)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ripley 103 $39,375
Beardstown 5,766 $31,951
Browning 130 $50,625
Meredosia 1,041 $40,917
Mount Sterling 2,070 $40,363
Rushville 3,212 $38,125
Versailles 567 $42,083

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