Rocky Ripple, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rocky Ripple, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Rocky Ripple had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2016. Rocky Ripple ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rocky Ripple is located at latitude 39.8484 and longitude -86.1731 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rocky Ripple (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Town of Rocky Ripple (GNIS ID: 2396887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rocky Ripple is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rocky Ripple population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rocky Ripple, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 583
Population in Households 583
Population in Familes 410
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,925
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $137,109
Average Home Value $156,220


Median Household Income $41,181
Average Household Income $56,541
Per Capita Income $26,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.1%
Households -0.79% -0.22%
Families -0.93% -0.41%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rocky Ripple, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rocky Ripple to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 450 34th
Population Density1 # 142 79th
Diversity Index2 # 95 86th
Median Household Income # 512 25th
Per Capita Income # 154 78th

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