Rio, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rio, Florida - Basic Facts

The Rio Census Designated Place had a population of 995 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 Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rio is located at latitude 27.2178 and longitude -80.239 in Martin County. 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. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Rio Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403477) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rio Census Designated Place is located within Stuart CCD of Martin County.

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, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 995
Population in Households 995
Population in Familes 715
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,620
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $228,827
Average Home Value $384,668


Median Household Income $45,904
Average Household Income $83,372
Per Capita Income $39,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.75%
Households 0.43% 0.69%
Families 0.47% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 745 19th
Population Density1 # 291 68th
Diversity Index2 # 858 7th
Median Household Income # 446 52nd
Per Capita Income # 144 84th

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