has housing that ranges from high end to affordable with many apartment and single family rentals available. Quality residential lots are also abundant throughout the entire county for building.
Average household size in Ripley County: 2.66
Median household income: $41,426 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,900 (year 2000)
Median montly rent in 2000: $478
Median monthly costs for houses with a mortgage in Ripley County in 2000: $815
Cities and Towns of Ripley County (with population)
Batesville is the only incorporated city consisting of a Mayor and a five member City Council. Other communities within Ripley County have Town Boards with representation from within the community.
Advantages of Living in Ripley County:
Ripley County is the home to the second largest State Park in Indiana. The park is located in Versailles off of Highway 50. There are additional municipal and neighborhood parks throughout the county located in the different communities. The county is also fortunate to have the Southeastern Indiana YMCA located in Batesville, which provides many quality services to its members. Private and public golf courses are also available. Many activities for youth and also senior citizens are offered throughout the county as well. The community of Batesville has developed a beautiful hiking, biking and nature trail located on the outskirts of town. Many other recreational amenities are convenient throughout the entire area.
Greater Cincinnati Airport is located 45 miles east.
Indianapolis International Airport lies 60 miles west.
Chicago, 242 miles Nashville, 224 miles St. Louis, 295 miles Detroit, 338 miles Cleveland, 289 miles Pittsburgh, 332 miles Memphis, 375 miles