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Ripley County, Missouri

County Courthouse 100 Courthouse Sq
Doniphan, MO 63935
Phone: (573) 996-3215
Fax: (573) 996-9774
www.ripleycountymissouri.org/ripley.asp

On the southeastern border of MO, southwest of Cape Girardeau; organized Jan 5, 1833 from Wayne County. Name Origin: For Gen. Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (1782-1839), officer in the War of 1812, MA legislator, and U.S. representative from LA (1835-39)

Area (sq mi):: 631.66 (land 629.47; water 2.20) Population per square mile: 22.00
Population 2005: 13,851 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 9.80% Population 2000: 13,509 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,889; median household $22,761; Population below poverty level: 22.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,383-$18,719
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ripley County, Indiana

PO Box 177
Versailles, IN 47042
Phone: (812) 689-6115
Fax: (812) 689-6000
www.ripleycounty.com

In southeastern IN, east of Columbus; established Dec 27, 1816 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (1782-1839), officer in the War of 1812, MA legislator, and U.S. representative from LA (1835-39)

Area (sq mi):: 447.91 (land 446.36; water 1.55) Population per square mile: 62.10
Population 2005: 27,710 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 26,523 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,559; median household $41,426; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,447-$25,030
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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