Riverdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,20311,938222
Median age23.133.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

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  • The population density in Riverdale is 82% lower than Chicago.
  • The median age in Riverdale is 32% lower than Chicago.
  • In Riverdale 3.35% of the population is White.
  • In Riverdale 94.64% of the population is African American.
  • In Riverdale 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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Riverdale population breakdown by race

African American94.64%30.95%14.30%
American Indian0.27%0.29%0.23%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race0.14%2.52%2.34%
Other race1.25%11.44%5.86%
In Riverdale, 29.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Riverdale age breakdown

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Source: The Riverdale, Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).