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Rio, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Rio had a population of 1,070 as of July 1, 2016. Rio ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rio is located at latitude 43.4522 and longitude -89.2416 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rio (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The Village of Rio (GNIS ID: 1584038) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rio 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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Rio, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,070
Population in Households 1,070
Population in Familes 872
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 439
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $142,742
Average Home Value $185,456


Median Household Income $50,078
Average Household Income $57,741
Per Capita Income $23,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.11% 0.09%
Families 0.11% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Rio, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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 # 374 52nd
Population Density1 # 311 60th
Diversity Index2 # 600 22nd
Median Household Income # 419 46th
Per Capita Income # 507 35th

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