According to the State Demographer’s Office, the city of Ripon’s population as of Jan. 1 is 7,712.

This is down from 7,733 at the start of 2010, a change of 0.3 percent.

“While this represents a decline of 21 [residents] since the 2010 census, a change this small should have little (if any) impact on state aid payments,” City Administrator Lori Rich said.

The report also notes:

  • Riponites registered far fewer vehicles for 2011 (7,872, a drop of 96 vehicles)
  • One-hundred-sixteen fewer people filed income tax returns in 2011, and 63 fewer income tax returns were sent out
  • Ripon saw no change in its housing stock in 2010
  • The state estimates Ripon has 6,157 people of voting age in the city, a figure used to determine voter turnout at elections.

Meanwhile, Wisconsin’s total state population increased 0.1 percent to 5.69 million residents, an increase of 7,364 persons.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for taking part in our commenting section. We want this platform to be a safe and inclusive community where you can freely share ideas and opinions. Comments that are racist, hateful, sexist or attack others won’t be allowed. Just keep it clean. Do these things or you could be banned:

• Don’t name-call and attack other commenters. If you’d be in hot water for saying it in public, then don’t say it here.

• Don’t spam us.

• Don’t attack our journalists.

Let’s make this a platform that is educational, enjoyable and insightful.

Email questions to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

Share your opinion

Avatar

Join the conversation

Recommended for you