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Ripley is a township in Rush County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Ripley. For links to other places called Ripley, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ripley is 39.742N. The longitude is -85.578W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,111.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ripley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rush County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46104 ZIP code.
27% of Ripley residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ripley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ripley was $19,057, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Ripley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ripley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Rush County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ripley political report.
The average commute time for Ripley workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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