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Riverdale, California - Basic Facts

The Riverdale Census Designated Place had a population of 3,284 as of July 1, 2016. Riverdale ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverdale is located at latitude 36.4304 and longitude -119.8672 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Riverdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Riverdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409186) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Riverdale Census Designated Place is located within Riverdale CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riverdale: Liberty Settlement.

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Riverdale, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,284
Population in Households 3,284
Population in Familes 3,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 837
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 724
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 395 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $168,029
Average Home Value $200,849


Median Household Income $44,259
Average Household Income $60,503
Per Capita Income $16,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.83%
Households 0.37% 0.68%
Families 0.22% 0.65%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Riverdale, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverdale to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 757 50th
Population Density1 # 807 47th
Diversity Index2 # 249 84th
Median Household Income # 1079 29th
Per Capita Income # 1302 14th

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