Ripon, WI Population

Population: 6,828. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,268 (+6.4% change)
Males: 3,177 (46.5%), Females: 3,651 (53.5%)

Fond du Lac County

Zip code: 54971

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

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%).

Elevation: 943 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ripon:

  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 23 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 36 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 60 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ripon:

  • FOND DU LAC COUNTY (about 26 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Abbreviation: FLD)
  • BRENNAND (about 29 miles; NEENAH, WI; Abbreviation: 79C)
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 31 miles; JUNEAU, WI; Abbreviation: UNU)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ripon:

  • RIPON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 846; Location: 300 SEWARD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ripon.edu)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 45 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 66 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 66 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)