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Overview

Introduction to Rio Vista, California

Rio Vista, California is 12 miles NE of Antioch, California and 31 miles S of Sacramento, California. It is in Solano county and part of the Vallejo-Fairfield-Napa metro area. 

Rio Vista History

Rio Vista was founded in 1857 by Colonel N. H. Davis. The area was named Rio Vista in 1860. During the floods of 1961, the city experienced a lot of damages and was forced to move from its original upstream location. The rebuilding of Rio Vista started in 1862 and was officially incorporated in 1893.

Rio Vista and Nearby Attractions

  • Delta Meadows River Park.
  • Solano County Sandy Beach Park.
  • Rio Vista Museum.
  • Fishing Pier Park.

Things To Do In Rio Vista

While staying at Rio Vista, you can enjoy boating and other water spots on the Sacramento River. You can also spend your leisure time visiting the city's historical sites. Rio Vista is home to a number of beautiful parks. Every October the city organizes the Rio Vista Bass Festival.

Rio Vista Transportation

Sacramento International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Rio Vista Higher Education

The Los Medanos College is close to the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,055
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens44.2%
Employed Population 16+2,599
Age of the Population62

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$38,948
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,645
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,650

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,202
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,349
Median House Value$269,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.6%
German15.5%
Irish12.9%
English11.8%
Italian6.2%
Portuguese3.4%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.6%
Swedish2.6%
Polish1.8%
Dutch1.4%
Norwegian1.3%
Russian1%
Hungarian0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Czech0.7%
African0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
US/American0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Rio Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Solano County
Standard Zip Codes94571
Phone Area Codes707
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.18
Approximate Longitude-121.73

Rio Vista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationANTIOCH PUMP PLANT #3
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp58 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 78 F
Annual Precip13.3 inches
StationLODI
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 79 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches
StationSTOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 80 F
Annual Precip16.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Antioch108,675$72,019
Brentwood56,923$107,200
Isleton787$38,478
Oakley38,968$90,426
Pittsburg67,998$68,600
Suisun City29,045$75,631

Rio Vista Public Schools

D. H. White Elementary
500 Elm Way
ZIP: 94571
Primary
Total Enrollment 409
Riverview Middle
525 S. Second St.
ZIP: 94571
Middle
Total Enrollment 289
Rio Vista High
410 S. Fourth St.
ZIP: 94571
High
Total Enrollment 365
River Delta High/elementary (alternative)
400 Elm Way.
ZIP: 95615
Other
Total Enrollment 15
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