Rio, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rio, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Rio had a population of 1,066 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Rio, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,066
Daytime Population: Workers 275
Daytime Population: Residents 525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 800
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,066
Population in Familes 866
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $52,833
Average Household Income $60,749
Per Capita Income $25,012


Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $147,500
Average Home Value $191,774


Total Households 435
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.17%
Households -0.03% 0.09%
Families -0.05% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 2017 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 Density # 315 59th
Diversity Index # 612 22nd
Median Household Income # 426 45th
Per Capita Income # 533 31st

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