Riverdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,5244,927101
Median age38.134.839.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

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  • The population density in Riverdale is 49% lower than Detroit.
  • The median age in Riverdale is 9% higher than Detroit.
  • In Riverdale 11.27% of the population is White.
  • In Riverdale 85.43% of the population is African American.
  • In Riverdale 1.20% of the population is Asian.

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Riverdale population breakdown by race

African American85.43%79.66%13.89%
American Indian0.68%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race1.42%1.97%2.74%
Other race0.00%2.94%1.12%
In Riverdale, 7.5% 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, Detroit, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).