Rio Grande, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 837 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 448  (53.6%)
Females: 389  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  21.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45614, 45674.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $22,650 (it was $16,932 in 2000)
Rio Grande:

$22,650
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $8,154 (it was $10,822 in 2000)

Rio Grande village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $154,864 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Rio Grande:

$154,864
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $118,580; Detached houses: $119,095

Median gross rent in 2016: $554.

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  • Races in Rio Grande, OH (2010)

    Rio Grande races chart
    • 71786.4%White alone
    • 738.8%Black alone
    • 182.2%Two or more races
    • 111.3%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 40.5%Other race alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Rio Grande detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rio Grande: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.0%), English (8.5%), African (8.5%), Irish (7.0%), American (3.5%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 699 people per square mile   (low).

Rio Grande,OH real estate house value index trend

Rio Grande, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Rio Grande:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio Grande village:

  • Never married: 70.1%
  • Now married: 20.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

25 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This village:

2.8%
Ohio:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rio Grande village:  0.7% ($594)
Ohio:  1.3% ($1,271)
Rio Grande satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (32.7 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (83.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (346.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vinton, OH (2.6 miles ), Oak Hill, OH (3.2 miles ), Gallipolis, OH (3.3 miles ), Gallipolis Ferry, WV (3.5 miles ), Kanauga, OH (3.6 miles) , Henderson, WV (3.7 miles ), Wilkesville, OH (3.7 miles) , Point Pleasant, WV (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,700

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 82.38 W

Area code: 740

Rio Grande household income distribution Rio Grande home values distribution

Crime rates in Rio Grande by Year
Type 2010 2012 2013 2015 2016
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00012
per 100,000 0.00.00.0122.7238.4
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 02141
per 100,000 0.0239.5131.9490.8119.2
Burglaries 3142127
per 100,000 353.41,676.6263.91,472.4834.3
Theft 21114169
per 100,000 2,473.51,317.4527.71,963.21,072.7
Auto thefts 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0122.70.0
Arson 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0119.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 248.1) 123.7218.066.0387.7315.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rio Grande detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Ohio average:

2.10
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-7.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Rio Grande: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rio Grande, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rio Grande-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Rio Grande village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rio Grande-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from Rio Grande center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from Rio Grande center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gallia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rio Grande topographic map

Birthplace of: Clyde Evans - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Grande:

  • BCS/BIDWELL HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BIDWELL, OH)
  • BCS/PORTER ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BIDWELL, OH)
  • ARBORS AT GALLIPOLIS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • OHIO VALLEY HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • HOLZER SENIOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BIDWELL, OH)
  • HOLZER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • HOLZER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)

Colleges/Universities in Rio Grande:

  • University of Rio Grande (Full-time enrollment: 1,983; Location: 218 N College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rio.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Buckeye Hills Career Center (FT enrollment: 91; Location: 351 Buckeye Hills Road; Public; Website: bhcc.K12.oh.us/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Grande:

  • Marshall University (about 33 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 35 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Shawnee State University (about 35 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Hocking College (about 40 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia State University (about 49 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 53 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)

Public high school in Rio Grande:

  • BUCKEYE HILLS CAREER CENTER (Location: 351 BUCKEYE HILLS ROAD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Rio Grande:

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Notable locations in Rio Grande: Robert S Wood Hall (A), Paul R Lyne Physical Education Center (B), Moulton Hall (C), L M Berry Center (D), Jeanette Albiez Davis Library (E), James A Rhodes Student Center (F), Holzer Hall (G), Esther Allen Greer Museum (H), Florence Evans Building (I), Fine and Performing Arts Center (J), E E Davis Career Center (K), Davis Hall (L), Boyd Hall (M), Anniversary Hall (N), Allen Hall (O), Rio Grande Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rio Grande include: Calvary Church (A), Simpson Chapel Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Rio Grande Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Rio Grande: Stanley L Evans Athletic and Recreation Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: College Hill Motel (10987 State Route 588).

Gallia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 44.4%
(41.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
305 people in college/university student housing in 2010
380 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Rio Grande (2011 data):

  • The Ohio Valley Bank Company: Rio Grande Branch at 201 N College Ave, branch established on 1970/01/17. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $793.4 mil, Deposits: $689.5 mil, headquarters in Gallipolis, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Valley Banc Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Ohio average:

10.7

Rio Grande travel time to work - commute Rio Grande mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Rio Grande village (based on Gallia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,19542
Mainline Protestant3,38420
Catholic4821
Other3572
Black Protestant-1
None22,516-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Gallia County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Gallia County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Gallia County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gallia County:

29.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rio Grande:

48.5%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rio Grande:

48.2%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Rio Grande:

28.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rio Grande:

12.7%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rio Grande:

15.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rio Grande:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rio Grande:

24.4%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Rio Grande:

58.2%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Rio Grande:

87.1%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rio Grande, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$12,274$147,2881$11,001
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$3,111
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$457
Police Protection - Officers 2$22,063$132,3787$11,647
Sewerage 1$14,612$175,3440$0
Water Supply 1$14,612$175,3444$10,029
Totals for Government 5$63,561$152,54615$36,245

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, OH  0.54% ($28,286 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.46% ($34,404)
from Mason County, WV  0.36% ($29,162)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mason County, WV  0.48% ($32,380 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OH  0.46% ($33,729)
to Franklin County, OH  0.40% ($28,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Grande:

  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Grande:

  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCJO (97.7 FM; JACKSON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRO (98.7 FM; MCARTHUR, OH; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rio Grande:

  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Rio Grande fatal accident list:

Dec 15, 2007 11:18 AM, Sr-588, Lat: 38.88501, Lon: -82.37425, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 1981 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 7,070Total average daily traffic
  • 354Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,453Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rio Grande)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 38.822000 Lon: -82.401000, Call Sign: WQCS351
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.575 MHz, 153.575 MHz, 158.175 MHz, 158.175 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2005, Expiration Date: 05/13/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015, Certifier: Marvin E OursRegistrant: Lloyds Electronics, 6801 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26104, Phone: (866) 854-2888, Fax: (304) 464-4146
  • 351 Buckeye Hills Road (Lat: 38.892056 Lon: -82.387944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQJW897
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2009, Expiration Date: 01/28/2019, Certifier: D. Kent LewisRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 38.875361 Lon: -82.351556, Call Sign: WQOA945
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2011, Expiration Date: 07/29/2021, Certifier: Ray MckinnisRegistrant: Pros Rf, 6160 Song Breeze Trace, Duluth, GA 30097-1470, Phone: (270) 908-4402, Fax: (786) 549-7864, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RIO GRANDE, 405 Wayne Lane (Lat: 38.877056 Lon: -82.407500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WPNG840
    Assigned Frequencies: 6024.27 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2015, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • CI03HO059, 218 North College Avenue - Roof (Lat: 38.881806 Lon: -82.378806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WQSC580
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2013, Expiration Date: 08/30/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2015, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, 3500 Ft Ne Us Rt 35 Off Coal Valley Rd Rio Grande (Lat: 38.954500 Lon: -82.469028), Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WAL361
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/1995, Expiration Date: 07/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2000Registrant: Phone: (614) 644-6488

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE8EC, Licensee ID: L00333376, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Robert N Adkins, Registrant: Robert N Adkins, 396 Buckeye Hills Road, Rio Grande, OH 45674
  • Call Sign: N8PRY, Grant Date: 08/06/1991, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2003, Registrant: Ronald E Johnson, 410 1/2 E College St, Rio Grande, OH 45674
  • Call Sign: KC8NWY, Licensee ID: L00213345, Grant Date: 03/01/2000, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2012, Certifier: Sarah M Miller, Registrant: Sarah M Miller, Rio Grande, OH 45674

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Rio Grande

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rio Grande, OH
Most common first names in Rio Grande, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John773.7 years
Mary585.2 years
William571.2 years
Charles475.5 years
David365.6 years
Beulah379.0 years
Donald257.0 years
Helen265.5 years
Fred279.5 years
Grace275.6 years
Most common last names in Rio Grande, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wickline669.3 years
Jones566.8 years
Evans578.6 years
Richards584.2 years
Thomas589.4 years
Blankenship371.0 years
Blazer378.7 years
Elliott378.0 years
Myers380.7 years
Burns272.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Rio Grande, OH

  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Rio Grande compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Rio Grande on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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