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Ripon Profile

Ripon is alive with events, restaurants, shops and service providers—drawing visitors and residents alike. Ripon offers high-ranking K–12 education, multitudes of clubs and teams, religious organizations, community service groups and a safe environment in which to grow, live, learn and work.

Ripon Demographics

Ripon Demographics are ever changing. Here, we've provided a quick picture of our community in demographic terms. For very detailed information about Ripon, its demographic and economic climate, visit the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corp. at www.fcedc.com.

Demographics City of Ripon Fond du Lac County Green Lake County
Population 6,828 97,296 19,105
Households 2,922 36,894 7,703
Median Household Income $37,399 $45,578 $39,462
Total Household Income      
Median Family Income $51,100 $53,325 $46,969
Median Value of Owner-Occupied Unit $89,500 $101,000 $90,100
Median Age 39.7 37.0 40.9
Population Within 10 Mile Radius 18,915    

Traffic & Transportation

Ripon's central location offers quick access to three state highways (23, 44 and 49), and is within minutes of the U.S. Highway 41 corridor located east of the community. Wisconsin's largest business and consumer–populated markets (Fox Cities, Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee) are as near as one hour away.

Assets & Special Features

Peruse this site's descriptions of Ripon area attractions, activities, community events, lakes, trails and parks. Ripon is alive with activity, natural beauty, rich history and cultural events.

Major Industry

Ripon boasts a healthy economy and several major businesses and employers, including Accurate Controls, Advanced Paper Enterprises, Alliance Laundry (Speed Queen), ConAgra Foods (Rippin' Good Cookies), PolyOne, JMS Specialty Foods, Seneca Foods, Ripon Pickle Company and Ripon Printers.