Population density (sq mi)3,64922891
Median age35.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Riverdale is 1501% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Riverdale is 6% lower than Illinois
  • In Riverdale 3.50% of the population is White
  • In Riverdale 94.32% of the population is Black
  • In Riverdale 0.12% of the population is Asian

Compare Riverdale, IL Demographics


      Riverdale population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.92%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.14%5.86%4.75%
      In Riverdale, 1.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Riverdale age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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