Income/capita 41%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 148%
Income per capita$17,717$26,678$29,829
Median household income$34,713$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,678$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,423$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,782$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$25,947$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate11.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riverdale is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riverdale is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riverdale is 148% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riverdale is 95% higher than the national average

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      Riverdale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%8.3%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%14.3%
      Public administration4.9%6.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.5%10.9%
      Education, health & social services9.3%30.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182%
      Peachtree City, GA34,988$90,05163%
      Tyrone, GA7,121$87,66558%
      Decatur, GA21,210$81,59847%
      Woolsey, GA178$67,91723%
      Riverdale, GA15,812$34,71337%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Groves, TX15,798$50,2669%
      Parkway, CA15,798$34,19938%
      Manassas Park, VA15,827$75,02736%
      Hueytown, AL15,797$41,14126%
      Wilkinsburg, PA15,797$33,90539%
      Riverdale, GA15,812$34,71337%
      Source: The Riverdale, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).