East Riverdale, Maryland Population 2024

19,765

East Riverdale is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. East Riverdale has a 2024 population of 19,765. East Riverdale is currently growing at a rate of 4.46% annually and its population has increased by 20.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,395 in 2020.

The average household income in East Riverdale is $96,890 with a poverty rate of 18.7%. The median age in East Riverdale is 30.1 years: 28.4 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

East Riverdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Riverdale was:

  • Other race: 46.06%
  • Black or African American: 24.34%
  • White: 18.01%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Asian: 4.21%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
12,245.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.56% (3,370)
The current population of East Riverdale, Maryland is 19,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,395.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race8,32746.06%
Black or African American4,40024.34%
White3,25718.01%
Two or more races1,0956.06%
Asian7614.21%
Native American2401.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Other race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Riverdale Population by Race

East Riverdale Population Pyramid 2024

East Riverdale Median Age

30.1

Total

28.4

Male

31.4

Female

East Riverdale Adults

There are 12,429 adults, (1,345 of whom are seniors) in East Riverdale.

East Riverdale Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

East Riverdale Sex Ratio

Female8,08944.74%
Male9,99155.26%

East Riverdale Population by Age

East Riverdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6413.8953.446.6
Married1,9704.5168.531.5
Non Family9931.443.556.5
Male8804.4136.563.5
Female7984.947.152.9

4.13

Average Family Size

3.89

Average Household Size

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Riverdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,37613.18%
Associates Degree5505.27%
Bachelors Degree1,10110.54%
Graduate Degree5235.01%
High School Graduate2,93928.14%
Less Than 9th Grade2,41223.09%
Some College1,54314.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Riverdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Riverdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic6,1412,900371
Other Race4,3881,957212
Black3,0102,717722
White1,006921454
2+ Races45729522
Asian350171104
Native American1981216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.13%.

East Riverdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,852$55,331$34,167
Graduate Degree$63,793$81,094$63,333
High School Graduate$42,893$46,765$35,804
Less Than 9th Grade$42,638$45,657$25,192
Overall$43,427$46,292$33,458
Some College$38,385$42,375$33,884

$43,427

Average Earnings

$46,292

Average Male

$33,458

Average Female

East Riverdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Riverdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Riverdale Language

32.83% of East Riverdale residents speak only English, while 67.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.97% of the population.

East Riverdale Language

East Riverdale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,8202,15418.22%
Other8,2571,10913.43%
Black4,33860213.88%
Multiple1,07847544.06%
Asian76144157.95%
White1,20423819.77%

18.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.62%

Male Poverty Rate

20.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Riverdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Riverdale is Asian, with 57.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Riverdale is Other, with 13.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.48%.

East Riverdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.69%
Less Than 9th Grade16.58%
High School12.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

East Riverdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.02%
Female Unemployed16%
Female Employed10.73%
Male Employed8.08%

East Riverdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Riverdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,536$95,645
Households$81,354$96,890
Married Families$97,963$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,228$64,110

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Riverdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Riverdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Riverdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Riverdale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Riverdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

254

Number of Veterans

203

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam85
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War11
Korea0
World War II0

East Riverdale Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7496
55 to 6468
18 to 3436
75+30
35 to 5424

East Riverdale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1564.59%
White863.56%
Hispanic240.31%
Native American63.03%
Asian61.55%

East Riverdale Veterans by Race

East Riverdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Riverdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

East Riverdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Riverdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Riverdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

22.02%

Born in East Riverdale

47.33%

Native Born

52.67%

Foreign Born

41.39%

Non Citizen

11.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

47.33% of East Riverdale residents were born in the United States, with 22.02% having been born in Maryland. 41.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Riverdale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202419,7658434.46%
202318,9228424.66%
202218,0809445.51%
202117,1367414.52%
202016,395-21-0.13%
201916,4169496.14%
201815,467-178-1.14%
201715,645-339-2.12%
201615,984-258-1.59%
201516,2422671.67%
201415,9752541.62%
201315,721-284-1.77%
201216,005330.21%
201115,9724632.99%
201015,50900%

East Riverdale Population by Year