Riverdale, Georgia Population 2024

14,427

Riverdale is a city located in Clayton County Georgia. Riverdale has a 2024 population of 14,427. Riverdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,000 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverdale is $78,502 with a poverty rate of 14.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverdale is 37.4 years, 33 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Riverdale Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.42%
  • Asian: 6.59%
  • White: 5.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,264.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.82% (-573)
The current population of Riverdale, Georgia is 14,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,000.

Riverdale, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American12,60684.42%
Asian9846.59%
White8105.42%
Two or more races4663.12%
Other race640.43%
Native American30.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riverdale Population by Race

Riverdale Population Pyramid 2024

Riverdale Median Age

37.4

Total

33

Male

39.9

Female

Riverdale Adults

There are 11,504 adults, (1,717 of whom are seniors) in Riverdale.

Riverdale Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverdale Sex Ratio

Female7,85152.57%
Male7,08247.43%

Riverdale Population by Age

Riverdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7152.5954.245.8
Non Family2,2081.3247.552.5
Married1,7333.1968.431.6
Female1,2793.5539.860.2
Male4953.6372.127.9
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Riverdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 32.81%.

Riverdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,236

Average Earnings

$42,139

Average Male

$33,713

Average Female

Riverdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverdale Language

85.51% of Riverdale residents speak only English, while 14.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.09% of the population.

Riverdale Language

Riverdale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black12,5021,75014%
Hispanic50019038%
Multiple46611324.25%
White66911216.74%
Asian979818.27%
Other641726.56%
showing: 6 rows

14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.04%

Male Poverty Rate

14.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverdale is Hispanic, with 38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverdale is Asian, with 8.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.13%.

Riverdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.72%
High School17%
Bachelors or Greater10.08%
Some College6.49%
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Riverdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.7%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed7.77%
Female Employed4.74%
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Riverdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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.

Riverdale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

955

Number of Veterans

692

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

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Riverdale Veterans by War

count

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Riverdale Veterans by Age

count

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Riverdale Veterans by Race

Riverdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Riverdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

51.07%

Born in Riverdale

86.46%

Native Born

13.54%

Foreign Born

6.89%

Non Citizen

6.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.46% of Riverdale residents were born in the United States, with 51.07% having been born in Georgia. 6.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Riverdale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,707-144-1.04%
202813,851-144-1.03%
202713,995-144-1.02%
202614,139-144-1.01%
202514,283-144-1%
202414,427-144-0.99%
202314,571-144-0.98%
202214,715-144-0.97%
202114,859-141-0.94%
202015,000-637-4.07%
201915,637610.39%
201815,5762051.33%
201715,3711671.1%
201615,2043102.08%
201514,8942801.92%
201414,6141030.71%
201314,511-64-0.44%
201214,5751871.3%
201114,388820.57%
201014,3061,82814.65%
200012,4783,11933.33%
19909,3592,23831.43%
19807,1214,600182.47%
19702,521
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Riverdale Population by Year