Rio, WI Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 938. Estimated population in July 2020: 998 (+6.4% change)
Males: 458 (48.8%), Females: 480 (51.2%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 53960

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $42,292
Median house value: $93,400

Races in Rio:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (47.4%), Norwegian (27.8%), Irish (13.1%), English (9.8%), French (7.0%), Czech (4.1%).

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rio

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio village

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +185 (+24.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rio:

  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; COLUMBUS, WI)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HEALTHCARE 80 (about 18 miles; PORTAGE, WI)
  • MENDOTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rio:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 23 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 59 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 61 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rio:

  • GILBERT FIELD (about 2 miles; RIO, WI; Abbreviation: 94C)
  • PORTAGE MUNI (about 18 miles; PORTAGE, WI; Abbreviation: C47)
  • WAUNAKEE (about 25 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; Abbreviation: 6P3)
Amtrak stations near Rio:

  • 18 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 29 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 29 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 56 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 64 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
Public primary/middle schools in Rio:

  • RIO MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 411 CHURCH ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • RIO EL (Students: 253; Location: 355 LOWVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Rio:

  • RIO COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,947; Location: 324 W. LYONS ST.; 17,931 books; 588 audio materials; 1,363 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)

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