Rio Vista, Texas

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Rio Vista, Texas
City
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Location of Rio Vista, Texas
Location of Rio Vista, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°14′16″N 97°22′38″W / 32.23778°N 97.37722°W / 32.23778; -97.37722Coordinates: 32°14′16″N 97°22′38″W / 32.23778°N 97.37722°W / 32.23778; -97.37722
Country United States
State Texas
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 656
 • Density 828.3/sq mi (319.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76093
Area code(s) 817
FIPS code 48-62240[1]
GNIS feature ID 1345247[2]

Rio Vista is a city in Johnson County, Texas, United States. The population was 873 at the 2010 census. The local Rio Vista residents dispute the proper way to pronounce the name of the town. Either "RYE", "RYE-o Vista", or "REE-o Vista".

Geography[edit]

Rio Vista is located at 32°14′16″N 97°22′38″W / 32.23778°N 97.37722°W / 32.23778; -97.37722 (32.237783, -97.377151).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 656 people, 236 households, and 178 families residing in the city. The population density was 828.3 people per square mile (320.6/km²). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 328.3/sq mi (127.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.27% White, 0.15% Native American, 2.74% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.18% of the population.

There were 236 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,859, and the median income for a family was $31,696. Males had a median income of $27,206 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,806. About 6.7% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Rio Vista is served by the Rio Vista Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.