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Rio Vista, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rio Vista had a population of 8,028 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rio Vista is located at latitude 38.1752 and longitude -121.7086 in Solano County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rio Vista (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Solano County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Rio Vista (GNIS ID: 2410955) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rio Vista is located within Rio Vista CCD of Solano County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rio Vista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rio Vista: Brazos Del Rio, Los Brazos Del Rio, New Rio Vista, Riovista.

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Rio Vista, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,028
Population in Households 7,943
Population in Familes 6,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,210
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 3,850
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 2,497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,819 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,030 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $312,610
Average Home Value $328,228


Median Household Income $58,846
Average Household Income $76,728
Per Capita Income $35,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.37%
Households 1.75% 1.72%
Families 1.75% 1.71%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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 Vista, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Vista to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 532 65th
Population Density1 # 734 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 873 42nd
Median Household Income # 650 57th
Per Capita Income # 433 72nd

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