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Rio is a village in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.

The latitude of Rio is 43.447N. The longitude is -89.239W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 966.


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Median household income
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$42,292
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rio demographic reports
Rio is near the Wisconsin River.
Name was registered with the Post Office as Ohio, but came back as Rio.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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36% of Rio residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rio ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rio was $17,668, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Rio residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rio, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.


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Libraries in Rio include Rio Community Library ... View libraries

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Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rio political report.

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The average commute time for Rio workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Rio, WI

Pros: Rio is a great town i used to live there and its safe clean and i love it...

Cons: there arent that many stores, and a lot of rumors go around and theres always gossip.

This is a good place to Rio is a good place to get away from big towns ans cities...

General info: Rio has a grociery store called marks market and a gas station called mobile...

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