Ripley, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,568 housing units in Ripley. This represents a 19.1% growth from 1,317 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,513 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 55 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ripley is about 69.6%. Ripley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.8%. Average household size is 2.24 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ripley were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom9.70%
Two Bedrooms21.40%
Three Bedrooms50%
Four Bedrooms15.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$76,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.25
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$373

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.20%
Home Equity Loan5.90%
Simple Mortgage42%
Debt Free48.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.4%