Ripley County is located in southeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Versailles and the largest city is Batesville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ripleycounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 28,497 and the 2010 census population was 28,818. The land area is 446.43 square miles and there are 64.6 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 86.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $132,000, there are 10,761 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,059, the median household income is $47,537, and 9.4% of the persons in Ripley County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,715. Retail sales (in $1000) were $255,352, and sales per capita were $9,347.
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