Riverdale is a city located in Fresno County California. With a 2020 population of 3,541, it is the 717th largest city in California and the 8065th largest city in the United States. Riverdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,477 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Riverdale has a population density of 902 people per square mile.
The average household income in Riverdale is $58,402 with a poverty rate of 33.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $907 per month, and the median house value is $169,800. The median age in Riverdale is 31.7 years, 33.2 years for males, and 31 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Riverdalewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.40%.
36.16% of Riverdale residents speak only English, while 63.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 63.06% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverdale is White, with 24.30% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverdale is Hispanic, with 38.09% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.30%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Riverdale
67.33% of Riverdale residents were born in the United States, with 58.64% having been born in California. 23.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.