Rio, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rio, Florida - Basic Facts

The Rio Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Martin County at latitude 27.2178 and longitude -80.239. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the Rio Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rio, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rio indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Rio Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles.

Rio Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Rio, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 970
Population in Households 970
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,554
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $192,727
Average Home Value $346,439


Median Household Income $51,993
Average Household Income $89,310
Per Capita Income $42,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% 0.65%
Households 0.2% 0.74%
Families 0.35% 0.51%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   4.0%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 745 19th
Population Density1 # 286 69th
Diversity Index2 # 860 7th
Median Household Income # 281 70th
Per Capita Income # 91 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.