Ripon, WI

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2022 Population
7,823
0.501% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
12.1%
20.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,563
7.65% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$152,800
14.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,832
3.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ripon, WI had a population of 7.82k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $56,563. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ripon, WI grew from 7,784 to 7,823, a 0.501% increase and its median household income grew from $52,545 to $56,563, a 7.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ripon, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.96%), White (Hispanic) (1.55%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.53%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%).

None of the households in Ripon, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Ripon, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ripon, WI are Ripon College (187 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Ripon, WI was $152,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Most people in Ripon, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Ripon, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ripon, WI is home to a population of 7.82k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.65% of Ripon, WI residents were born outside of the country (129 people).

In 2022, there were 47.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.2k people) in Ripon, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 153 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 121 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Ripon, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ripon, WI was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ripon, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.2k ± 257
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    153 ± 118
  3. White (Hispanic)
    121 ± 74
3.36%
Hispanic Population
263 people

In 2022, there were 47.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.2k people) in Ripon, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 153 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 121 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.36% of the people in Ripon, WI are hispanic (263 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,791 ± 7,097 people
  2. India
    23,051 ± 3,720 people
  3. China
    15,381 ± 3,041 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 84,791 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,051 and China with 15,381.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
129 people
3.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
243 people

As of 2022, 1.65% of Ripon, WI residents (129 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ripon, WI was 3.12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    77 ± 41
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    69 ± 67
  3. Korea
    22 ± 26

Ripon, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ripon, WI employs 3.83k people. The largest industries in Ripon, WI are Manufacturing (869 people), Retail Trade (505 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (390 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,115), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($74,115), and Public Administration ($67,760).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,062. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.83k
2022 Value
± 463
3.34%
1 Year growth
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ripon, WI grew at a rate of 3.34%, from 3.71k employees to 3.83k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ripon, WI, are Production Occupations (713 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (438 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (381 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ripon, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.83k
2022 Value
± 463
3.34%
1 Year growth
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ripon, WI grew at a rate of 3.34%, from 3.71k employees to 3.83k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ripon, WI, are Manufacturing (869 people), Retail Trade (505 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (390 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ripon, WI, though some of these residents may live in Ripon, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,520
Median earning men ± $6,155
$27,688
Median earning women ± $8,455

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($87,829), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,473), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,571).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($63,507), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,944), and Manufacturing ($45,583).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Ripon, WI awarded 187 degrees. The student population of Ripon, WI in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 389 male students and 377 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ripon, WI are White (164 and 91.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (9 and 5%), Two or More Races (3 and 1.67%), and Asian (2 and 1.11%).

The largest universities in Ripon, WI by number of degrees awarded are Ripon College (187 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ripon, WI are General Psychology (20 and 10.7%), General Biological Sciences (15 and 8.02%), and General Political Science & Government (14 and 7.49%).

The median tuition cost in Ripon, WI for private four year colleges is $49,300.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Ripon, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 766 (50.8% men and 49.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 766 students enrolled in Ripon, WI, 50.8% men and 49.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 605 records, of which 50.7% were women and 49.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ripon, WI was General Psychology with 20 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
187 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ripon College with 187 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 76 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ripon, WI, which is 0.685 times less than the 111 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 164 degrees mean that there were 18.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($49,300) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($750) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.697% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.597% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.02M), and Bachelors Degree (921k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ripon, WI was $152,800 in 2022, which is 0.542 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $133,400 to $152,800, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Ripon, WI is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ripon, WI have an average commute time of 16.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ripon, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$152,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,470
$2,027
Median Property Taxes
±$352

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2022
61.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.9% of the housing units in Ripon, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 415
  2. Census Tract 416

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Household Income

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$56,563
Median Household Income
± $7,986
3.22k
Number of Households
± 456

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.22k households in Ripon, WI grew to $56,563 from the previous year's value of $52,545.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ripon, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2022 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2022, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.043% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Walked (7.68%)

In 2022, 71.4% of workers in Ripon, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who walked to work (7.68%).

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Commute Time

16.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ripon, WI have a shorter commute time (16.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Ripon, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ripon, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ripon, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ripon, WI (851 out of 7.06k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ripon, WI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97% of the population of Ripon, WI has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 18% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fond du Lac County, WI see 2068 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.34% increase from the previous year (1982 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1372 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,068 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fond du Lac County, WI

Primary care physicians in Fond du Lac County, WI see an average of 2,068 patients per year. This represents a 4.34% increase from the previous year (1,982 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45% were men and 55% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.95%
Uninsured
50.2%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
18%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ripon, WI declined by 28.1% from 4.1% to 2.95%.

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