Riverdale, GA

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Living in Riverdale

Riverdale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,439 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Riverdale is the 63rd largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Riverdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Riverdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverdale is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverdale who work in office and administrative support (17.98%), food service (10.56%), and sales jobs (10.16%).

The percentage of adults in Riverdale who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.35% of the adults in Riverdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Riverdale in 2010 was $18,752, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,008 for a family of four. However, Riverdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Riverdale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Riverdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverdale residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Riverdale include African, Irish, English, Jamaican, and German.

The most common language spoken in Riverdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.