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Population (year 2000): 6,828. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,268 (+6.4% change)
Males: 3,177 (46.5%), Females: 3,651 (53.5%)

Fond du Lac County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $37,399 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,500 (year 2000)

Ripon, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ripon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (53.7%), English (9.9%), Irish (7.6%), Polish (7.4%), Norwegian (6.9%), French (3.4%).

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Elevation: 943 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Ripon,

For population 25 years and over in Ripon

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ripon city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -397 (-5.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI (23.4 miles Oshkosh, pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (65.5 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (159.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (0.0 miles Ripon, Grove, WI (7.3 miles Spring WI (7.5 miles Fairwater, Lake, WI (8.1 miles Green WI (8.5 miles Brandon, WI (11.0 miles Eureka, WI Berlin, (11.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $99,200

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Area code: 920


Ripon, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.7%), Educational,health and social services (20.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,181 (+31.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,933 (57.5%)


 

Crime in Ripon by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 4 4 2
    per 100,000 0.0 58.6 58.6 29.3
Robberies 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 2 4 0 5
    per 100,000 29.3 58.6 0.0 73.2
Burglaries 20 15 27 23
    per 100,000 292.9 219.7 395.4 336.8
Thefts 192 177 154 158
    per 100,000 2812.0 2592.3 2255.4 2314.0
Auto thefts 8 4 7 6
    per 100,000 117.2 58.6 102.5 87.9
148.2 158.9 149.5 149.5


Average climate in Ripon, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ripon,

Ripon-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Ripon city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Ryan Werch - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix).


Main business address for: ALLIANCE LAUNDRY SYSTEMS LLC (WHOLESALE-MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).


Hospital/medical center in Ripon:
  • RIPON MEDICAL CTR (933 NEWBURY ST PO BOX 390)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ripon:
  • BERLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BERLIN, WI)
  • WAUPUN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; WAUPUN, WI)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER OF OSHKOSH INC (about 26 miles; OSHKOSH, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ripon:
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 23 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 36 miles; APPLETON, WI; ID: ATW)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 60 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ripon:
  • FOND DU LAC COUNTY (about 26 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; ID: FLD)
  • BRENNAND (about 29 miles; NEENAH, WI; ID: 79C)
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 31 miles; JUNEAU, WI; ID: UNU)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $11,674 $35,022 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $7,583 $45,498 9 $1,948
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $3,877
Police Protection - Officers 14 $50,632 $43,398 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $11,030 $26,472 7 $4,972
Firefighters 1 $2,435 $29,220 36 $5,959
Streets and Highways 9 $33,197 $44,262 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   2 $1,326
Health 0 $0   21 $6,964
Solid Waste Management 2 $6,135 $36,810 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $19,561 $39,122 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,323 $39,876 1 $559
Local Libraries 3 $8,464 $33,856 9 $5,988
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,420 $33,680 2 $1,735
Totals for Government 50 $162,454 $38,988 88 $33,328


College/University in Ripon:
  • RIPON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 846; Location: 300 SEWARD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ripon.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ripon:
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 26 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 45 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 66 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 66 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
Public high school in Ripon:
  • RIPON HI (Students: 530; Location: 850 TIGER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ripon:
  • BARLOW PARK EL (Students: 413; Location: 100 RINGSTAD DR; Grades: PK - 02)
  • RIPON MID (Students: 397; Location: 651 METOMEN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MURRAY PARK EL (Students: 354; Location: 64 SUNSET AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Ripon:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 222 BLOSSOM STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Ripon:
  • RIPON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $364,636; Location: 120 JEFFERSON ST.; 56,454 books; 1,974 audio materials; 2,449 video materials; 160 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ripon: Lane Library (A), Johnson Hall (B), Marshall Scott Hall (C), Memorial Hall (D), Bovay Hall (E), J M Storzer Physical Education Center (F), Ripon City Hall (G), Ripon Public Library (H), Kemper Hall (I), Merriman House (J), Middle Hall (K), Brockway Hall (L), Bartlett Hall (M), Todd Wehr Hall (N), Farr Hall of Science (O), Mapes Hall (P), Kresge Little Theatre (Q), West Hall (R), Harwood Memorial Union (S), Hughes House (T).

Churches in Ripon include: Immanuel United Methodist Church (A), Ripon Baptist Church (B), Ripon Assembly of God Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (E), Our Saviours United Church of Christ (F), Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (H).

Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Ripon Pond 23.3 (A), Gothic Millpond (B).

Parks in Ripon include: Elizabeth Murray Park (1), Ceresco Park (2), Kiwanis Park (3), Sadoff Fields (4), Eagle Park (5), Ashley Courts (6), Atkins Park (7), Barlow Park (8), Ripon College Historic District (9).

Post office: (A).  


Ripon compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ripon:
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFDL (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAUPUN, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BERLIN, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ripon:
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN-FM (90.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF RIPON COLLEGE)
  • K221DH (92.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RIPON BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDL-FM (97.7 FM; LOMIRA, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS OF FOND DU LAC, INC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ripon:
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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