Ripley is located in west West Virginia. Ripley is part of Jackson County. Ripley has 3.17 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ripley population is 3,259, which has shrunk 0.12% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ripley median household income is $30,702 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ripley median house value is $108,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.58% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 37.64% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ripley is better than the state average in quality. The Ripley area code is 304.