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Population (year 2000): 12,478. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,475 (+24.0% change)
Males: 5,821 (46.7%), Females: 6,657 (53.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 29.5 years
Median household income: $39,530 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Riverdale:

  • Black (67.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (18.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Other Asian (3.1%)
  • Vietnamese (2.7%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (4.8%), Subsaharan African (3.2%), Irish (2.2%), English (2.0%), German (1.9%), West Indian (1.2%).Georgia forum

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Riverdale,

For population 25 years and over in Riverdale

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverdale city

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

15.2% Foreign born (7.4% Asia, 5.7% Latin America, 1.7% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,573 (+26.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Atlanta, (13.5 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (614.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Jonesboro, (4.8 miles Park, GA (4.9 miles Forest GA (4.9 miles Morrow, City, GA (5.7 miles Lake Park, GA (6.6 miles College GA Hapeville, (6.8 miles GA (7.0 miles Conley, GA (7.1 miles Irondale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1998: 110 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 1999: 250 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2000: 216 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2001: 246 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2002: 240 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2003: 287 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $155,800

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 84.41 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.7%), Retail trade (14.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -42 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 620 (11.1%)


 

Crime in Riverdale by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 0 0
    per 100,000 8.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 3 4
    per 100,000 64.1 24.0 32.1
Robberies 33 26 48
    per 100,000 264.5 208.4 384.7
Assaults 113 112 59
    per 100,000 905.6 897.6 472.8
Burglaries 136 151 179
    per 100,000 1089.9 1210.1 1434.5
Thefts 788 802 760
    per 100,000 6315.1 6427.3 6090.7
Auto thefts 106 137 154
    per 100,000 849.5 1097.9 1234.2
691.0 681.3 665.6

Average climate in Riverdale, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riverdale,

Riverdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Riverdale city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chris Hanson - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Oct 25, 1976), Kudus Ogbara - College basketball player (Alabama A&M Bulldogs).


Hospital/medical center in Riverdale:
  • SOUTHERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (11 SW UPPER RIVERDALE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Riverdale:
  • ANCHOR HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; COLLEGE PARK, GA)
  • FAYETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTH FULTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; EAST POINT, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverdale:
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 5 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 24 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 75 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riverdale:
  • CLAYTON COUNTY - TARA FIELD (about 15 miles; HAMPTON, GA; ID: 4A7)
  • SOUTH FULTON (about 16 miles; PALMETTO, GA; ID: 8A9)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

Amtrak station near Riverdale:
  • 17 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $14,083 $42,249 0 $0
Police - Other 16 $45,699 $34,274 1 $554
Streets and Highways 7 $18,717 $32,086 0 $0
Firefighters 32 $107,873 $40,452 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,497 $29,964 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $14,785 $29,570 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $29,736 $35,683 2 $3,773
Judicial and Legal 7 $32,871 $56,350 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 43 $147,370 $41,126 1 $51
Totals for Government 126 $413,633 $39,393 4 $4,377
College/University in Riverdale:
  • ADVANCED CAREER TRAINING-RIVERDALE CAMPUS (Location: 7165 GEORGIA HWY 85; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ACTGLOBAL.COM)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverdale:
  • CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; MORROW, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,953)
  • ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
Public high school in Riverdale:
  • RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,857; Location: 160 ROBERTS DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Riverdale:
  • RIVERDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,063; Location: 400 ROBERTS DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHURCH STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 906; Location: 7013 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OLIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 816; Location: 1725 CHERYL LEIGH DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • POINTE SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 807; Location: 631 FLINT RIVER ROAD, SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HARPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 93 VALLEY HILL RD SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 780; Location: 7900 LAKE RIDGE CIRCLE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 6630 CAMP STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Riverdale:
  • WOODWARD ACADEMY BUSEY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 8009 CARLTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SOLID ROCK ACADEMY (Students: 156; Location: 106 COMMERCE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
 

Riverdale compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Riverdale:
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WSSA (1570 AM; 5 kW; MORROW, GA; Owner: SOUTH ATLANTA BROACASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTJH (1260 AM; 5 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Riverdale:
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Riverdale:
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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