Rio Grande is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 837 people and just one neighborhood, Rio Grande is the 600th largest community in Ohio.
Occupations and Workforce
Rio Grande is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rio Grande is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rio Grande who work in teaching (20.77%), personal care services (17.18%) and food service (13.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Rio Grande is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Rio Grande to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
Being a small village, Rio Grande does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.