Ripon, California

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Ripon is a city located in USCity|San Joaquin County|California. The population was 10,146 at the 2000 census.

History

Ripon, originally known as Murphy's Ferry, was named for USCity|Ripon|Wisconsin [http://www.cityofripon.org/Community/history.htm] . The name originated from a city in Yorkshire, England (Ripon). Ripon's economy is largely agriculture based, known especially for its high almond production.

Geography

Ripon is located at coor dms|37|44|26|N|121|7|42|W|city (37.740478, -121.128224)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.8 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.68%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 10,146 people, 3,368 households, and 2,680 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,473.5 people per square mile (955.5/km²). There were 3,446 housing units at an average density of 840.1/sq mi (324.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.52% White, 0.34% African American, 0.61% Native American, 1.51% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, 8.80% from other races, and 3.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.16% of the population.

There were 3,368 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,979, and the median income for a family was $62,592. Males had a median income of $47,377 versus $25,389 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,978. About 4.7% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

*Gay Jacobsen D'Asaro, fencing champion

References

External links

* [http://www.cityofripon.org City of Ripon, California]


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