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Population (year 2000): 6,690
Males: 3,513 (52.5%), Females: 3,177 (47.5%)

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Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $44,041 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Riverdale Park:

  • Black (38.5%)
  • Hispanic (28.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (27.4%)
  • Other race (13.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (9.6%), German (5.9%), Irish (5.3%), English (4.5%), United States (4.3%), West Indian (3.3%).

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Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Riverdale

For population 25 years and over in Riverdale Park

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverdale Park town

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

37.7% Foreign born (24.2% Latin America, 7.1% Africa, 4.6% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DC Washington, (6.7 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (142.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (0.9 miles Edmonston, Park, MD (1.1 miles University Riverdale, MD (1.2 miles East MD (1.5 miles Bladensburg, MD (1.5 miles Hyattsville, Brentwood, MD (2.0 miles North MD (2.3 miles Brentwood, City, MD (2.3 miles Cottage

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 76.93 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Construction (15.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -987 (-14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 218 (6.7%)


 

Crime in Riverdale Park by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 14.9 14.9
Rapes 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 29.9 0.0
Robberies 48 61 32
    per 100,000 717.5 911.8 478.3
Assaults 21 27 15
    per 100,000 313.9 403.6 224.2
Burglaries 56 50 37
    per 100,000 837.1 747.4 553.1
Thefts 234 223 193
    per 100,000 3497.8 3333.3 2884.9
Auto thefts 104 102 93
    per 100,000 1554.6 1524.7 1390.1
600.9 688.8 468.6


Average climate in Riverdale Park, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riverdale

Riverdale Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Riverdale Park city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Riverdale Park:
  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITL CENTER (about 5 miles; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WASHINGTON ADVENTIST HOSP (about 6 miles; TAKOMA PARK, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverdale Park:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 13 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 23 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riverdale Park:
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 1 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • SUBURBAN (about 11 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)

Amtrak stations near Riverdale Park:
  • 5 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverdale Park:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 10 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; FT enrollment: 29,298)

Shopping Center: Riverdale Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brier Ditch (A).

Parks in Riverdale Park include: Fletchers Field (1), Riverdale Recreation Center (2).


Riverdale Park compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverdale Park:
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverdale Park:
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Riverdale Park:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

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