Riverdale demographics profile

StatisticRiverdaleGeorgiaNational
Population15,81210,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,58516791
Median age32.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English85%86%79%
Speak Spanish6%8%13%
Riverdale, GA has a population of 15,812 and is the 2,706th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,585 per sq mi which is 2048% higher than the Georgia average and 3857% higher than the national average. The median age in Riverdale is 33 which is approximately 10% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Riverdale, 36% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 48% of Riverdale residents were born in Georgia, 39% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Riverdale is 2048% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Riverdale is 10% lower than Georgia.
  • In Riverdale 7.58% of the population is White.
  • In Riverdale 82.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Riverdale 4.45% of the population is Asian.

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Riverdale population breakdown by race

RaceRiverdaleGeorgiaNational
White7.58%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American82.99%31.17%12.63%
Asian4.45%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.09%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.95%2.20%3.06%
Other race3.94%2.79%4.75%
In Riverdale, 8.0% 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, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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