Riverdale Park demographics profile

StatisticRiverdale ParkMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)4,50462791
Median age30.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%44%43%
Speak English66%82%79%
Speak Spanish25%7%13%
Riverdale Park, MD has a population of 7,221 and is the 5,067th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,504 per sq mi which is 618% higher than the Maryland average and 4871% higher than the national average. The median age in Riverdale Park is 31 which is approximately 20% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Riverdale Park, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 66% speak English and 25% speak Spanish. 20% of Riverdale Park residents were born in Maryland, 35% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 44% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Riverdale Park is 618% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Riverdale Park is 20% lower than Maryland.
  • In Riverdale Park 56.06% of the population is White.
  • In Riverdale Park 24.97% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Riverdale Park 2.31% of the population is Asian.

Compare Riverdale Park, MD Demographics To Other Cities


      Riverdale Park population breakdown by race

      RaceRiverdale ParkMarylandNational
      Black or African American24.97%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian2.94%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race1.30%3.12%3.06%
      Other race12.42%3.67%4.75%
      In Riverdale Park, 56.0% 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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      Source: The Riverdale Park, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).