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Riverdale, California - Basic Facts

The Riverdale Census Designated Place had a population of 3,298 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riverdale: Liberty Settlement.

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Riverdale, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,298
Daytime Population: Workers 568
Daytime Population: Residents 2,127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,695
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 3,298
Population in Familes 3,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 840
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $46,098
Average Household Income $63,415
Per Capita Income $16,996


Total Housing Units 948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $170,146
Average Home Value $204,459


Total Households 870
Average Household Size 3.79
Family Households 726
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.62% 0.75%
Households 0.4% 0.61%
Families 0.23% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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, 2017 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 Density # 808 47th
Diversity Index # 261 83rd
Median Household Income # 1048 31st
Per Capita Income # 1301 14th

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