Rio, IL Population

Population: 240. Estimated population in July 2020: 229 (-4.6% change)
Males: 121 (50.4%), Females: 119 (49.6%)

Knox County

Zip code: 61472

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $37,750
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Rio:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)

Ancestries: Swedish (42.1%), German (21.3%), Irish (12.5%), United States (6.3%), Italian (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%).

Elevation: 778 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Map of Rio, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rio

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio village

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rio:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rio:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 24 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 49 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 55 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rio:

  • GALESBURG MUNI (about 13 miles; GALESBURG, IL; Abbreviation: GBG)
  • MONMOUTH MUNI (about 21 miles; MONMOUTH, IL; Abbreviation: C66)
  • QUAD-CITY (about 25 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: I04)

Amtrak station near Rio:

  • 12 miles: GALESBURG (EX-BN) (GALESBURG, 225 S. SEMINARY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 29 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 31 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)

Public primary/middle school in Rio:

  • RIO ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: PO BOX 195; Grades: 01 – 06)

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