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Riverdale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Riverdale had a population of 3,854 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Riverdale is located at latitude 40.996 and longitude -74.3151 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Riverdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Borough of Riverdale (GNIS ID: 885371) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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: Pompton.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,854
Daytime Population: Workers 2,865
Daytime Population: Residents 1,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,448
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 3,854
Population in Familes 2,991
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,910
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,504
Average Household Income $108,962
Per Capita Income $47,158

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,372 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $353,370
Average Home Value $370,080
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,668
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 989
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.1% 0.86%
Households 1.04% 0.79%
Families 1.05% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Riverdale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverdale to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey 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 # 304 44th
Population Density # 335 39th
Diversity Index # 316 42nd
Median Household Income # 181 67th
Per Capita Income # 158 71st

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