Riverdale, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 16,439 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.7%
Males: 7,799  (47.4%)
Females: 8,640  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30274, 30296.

Riverdale Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,336 (it was $39,530 in 2000)
Riverdale:

$38,336
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,451 (it was $15,377 in 2000)

Riverdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,785 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Riverdale:

$96,785
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,433; detached houses: $134,880; townhouses or other attached units: $164,885; in 2-unit structures: $250,215; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,816; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $51,761; mobile homes: $26,439

Median gross rent in 2017: $889.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverdale: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.3%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 39.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.4% for other race residents, 25.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Riverdale, GA (2017)
    • 13,72882.8%Black alone
    • 1,2547.6%Hispanic
    • 8595.2%Asian alone
    • 8295.0%White alone
    • 960.6%Two or more races
    • 100.06%American Indian alone

Races in Riverdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 143 registered sex offenders living in Riverdale, Georgia as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Riverdale is 113 to 1.


Crime rates in Riverdale by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(37.6)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.8)
2
(12.7)
4
(24.8)
4
(24.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(12.5)
2
(12.5)
8
(50.1)
9
(57.6)
3
(19.9)
3
(19.6)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(299.2)
75
(469.6)
70
(438.1)
49
(313.7)
59
(390.4)
44
(287.0)
45
(291.9)
40
(256.2)
43
(275.5)
37
(234.5)
31
(192.0)
31
(188.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(199.5)
38
(237.9)
38
(237.8)
63
(403.4)
62
(410.3)
71
(463.1)
72
(467.1)
41
(262.7)
23
(147.4)
51
(323.3)
42
(260.2)
50
(304.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
212
(1,322)
224
(1,402)
222
(1,389)
330
(2,113)
338
(2,237)
311
(2,028)
291
(1,888)
170
(1,089)
263
(1,685)
226
(1,433)
141
(873.5)
159
(967.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
851
(5,305)
636
(3,982)
581
(3,636)
528
(3,380)
606
(4,010)
614
(4,004)
541
(3,510)
590
(3,780)
621
(3,979)
732
(4,640)
655
(4,058)
884
(5,379)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
153
(953.8)
185
(1,158)
116
(726.0)
113
(723.5)
73
(483.1)
91
(593.5)
82
(532.0)
66
(422.8)
35
(224.3)
70
(443.7)
54
(334.5)
87
(529.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(6.4)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)558.1548.6595.0574.7583.9544.0514.3390.6437.9486.8409.4501.1

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City-data.com crime index in Riverdale, GA

Crime rate in Riverdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: African (5.8%), American (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.26 square miles.

Population density: 3,855 people per square mile   (average).

Riverdale, Georgia map

2,121 residents are foreign born (5.6% Asia, 4.4% Africa, 3.0% Latin America).

This city:

12.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,392 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,113 (1.3%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (599.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Morrow, GA (2.0 miles ),
Jonesboro, GA (2.1 miles ),
Forest Park, GA (2.1 miles ),
Lake City, GA (2.2 miles ),
College Park, GA (2.5 miles ),
Conley, GA (2.6 miles ),
Hapeville, GA (2.6 miles ),
Irondale, GA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 84.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -852 (-5.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 732 (9.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Riverdale, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Riverdale, GA in 2017
Riverdale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Riverdale, GA residents
Average permit cost in Riverdale, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Riverdale, GA
Historical housing units in Riverdale, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,573 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in Riverdale, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Air transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Riverdale, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Riverdale, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.481
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00340
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Riverdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.7 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 F3 (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.

Earthquake activity:

Riverdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Riverdale center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Riverdale:

  • CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES HOSPICE OF RIVERDALE (125 HIGHWAY 138)
  • ELYSIUM HOUSE, INC (6490 WEST FAYETTEVILLE ROAD)
  • SOUTHERN CRESCENT HOSPITAL FOR SPECIALTY CARE (11 UPPER RIVERDALE ROAD SW 6TH FLOOR)
  • SOUTHERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11 UPPER RIVERDALE ROAD, SW)
  • RIVERDALE PLACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (315 UPPER RIVERDALE ROAD)
  • DAVITA SOUTHERN CRESCENT DIALYSIS CENTER (275 UPPER RIVERDALE RD SW STE B)
  • SUNCREST HOME HEALTH (29 UPPER RIVERDALE ROAD SUITE 130)

Heliports located in Riverdale:

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverdale:

  • Clayton State University (about 6 miles; Morrow, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,844)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 12 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Spelman College (about 13 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Morehouse College (about 13 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 13 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)

Public high schools in Riverdale:

  • RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,608, Location: 160 ROBERTS DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHARLES R. DREW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6237 GARDEN WALK BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Riverdale:

  • OWENS CHRISTIAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 8455 HIGHWAY 85 BLDG 100, Grades: 5-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverdale:

See full list of schools located in Riverdale

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The correct website address for the City of Riverdale is www.riverdalega.gov

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverdale: Riverdale Station 2 Fire Station (A), Riverdale Department of Public Safety (B), Riverdale Public Works (C), Riverdale Police Station (D), Riverdale Library (E), Riverdale City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverdale Plaza Shopping Center (1), Chateau Plaza Shopping Center (2), Max Place Shopping Center (3), Shops of Riverdale Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Riverdale: Riverdale Church of God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: King Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Team Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (6231 Highway 85), Budget Inn of Riverdale (709 King Road), Fellymore Cab & Shuttle Service (524 Oak Valley Drive).

Birthplace of: Boni Blackstone - Businessman, Alan Drosky - Track and field coach, Ashley Holcombe - Softball player, Cecil Travis - Baseball player, Chris Hanson - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Oct 25, 1976), Cordy Glenn - Football player, Kudus Ogbara - College basketball player (Alabama A&M Bulldogs).

Clayton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
145 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Riverdale (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Tri County Station Branch at 2225 Highway 138, branch established on 1990/02/05; Riverdale Branch at 6656 Church Street, branch established on 1974/10/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Riverdale Branch at 7384 Highway 85, branch established on 1989/10/04. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Riverdale Branch at 6375 Highway 85, branch established on 1984/03/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Riverdale Branch at 6626 Highway 85, branch established on 1969/06/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Riverdale Crossing Branch at 7575 Highway 85, branch established on 1997/03/06. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Merchants Square Branch at 7145 Highway 85, branch established on 2002/07/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Riverdale:

Marital status in Riverdale, GA
  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Riverdale:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Riverdale
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverdale, GA (based on Clayton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant76,232137
Other13,50314
Catholic10,5333
Black Protestant8,12515
Mainline Protestant6,69520
None144,336-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Here:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

30.7%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Riverdale:

29.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Riverdale:

19.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Riverdale:

34.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Riverdale:

54.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverdale:

83.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverdale, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$145,667$44,8210$0
Firefighters 23$80,830$42,1720$0
Other and Unallocable 22$73,758$40,2320$0
Parks and Recreation 13$36,372$33,57411$19,006
Financial Administration 10$38,273$45,9280$0
Judicial and Legal 10$31,478$37,7740$0
Fire - Other 5$18,095$43,4285$4,526
Other Government Administration 5$16,051$38,5225$4,488
Police - Other 3$9,303$37,2120$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,390$26,3400$0
Totals for Government 132$454,217$41,29221$28,020

Riverdale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,896,000 ($115.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000 ($30.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,733,000 ($227.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,777,000 ($108.10)
    Central Staff Services: $1,046,000 ($63.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,041,000 ($63.33)
    General Public Buildings: $903,000 ($54.93)
    Financial Administration: $902,000 ($54.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $835,000 ($50.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $666,000 ($40.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $427,000 ($25.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $184,000 ($11.19)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($10.52)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $946,000 ($57.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,811,000 ($353.49)

Riverdale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,352,000 ($82.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $287,000 ($17.46)
    Other: $231,000 ($14.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000 ($6.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,329,000 ($324.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $486,000 ($29.56)
    Other: $102,000 ($6.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,992,000 ($182.01)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.24)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $2,231,000 ($135.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $790,000 ($48.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $720,000 ($43.80)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $710,000 ($43.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $370,000 ($22.51)
    Other License: $143,000 ($8.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $135,000 ($8.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($1.16)

Riverdale government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,915,000 ($1272.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,470,000 ($1123.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,445,000 ($148.73)

Riverdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,486,000 ($577.04)

12.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($25,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.66%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($46 average AGI)
Clayton County:

0.02%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, GA  3.26% ($23,408 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  1.54% ($24,426)
from Henry County, GA  1.29% ($29,789)


11.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.40%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($52 average AGI)
Clayton County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, GA  2.80% ($27,296 average AGI)
to Henry County, GA  1.91% ($36,094)
to DeKalb County, GA  1.22% ($26,017)
Businesses in Riverdale, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AutoZone2McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance2
Blockbuster1Nike2
CVS3Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Circle K1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Publix Super Markets1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ryan's Grill1
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Hyundai1UPS1
IHOP1Waffle House2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1

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)
  • WSSA (1570 AM; 5 kW; MORROW, GA; Owner: SOUTH ATLANTA BROACASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, 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.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)

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.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Riverdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.3mTotal length
  • $2,384,000Total costs
  • 234,780Total average daily traffic
  • 2,342Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,440Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverdale, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverdale, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Riverdale)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Riverdale, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 108FD , Serial Number: PH645135769, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2016
    Registrant (Government): Clayton County Fire & Emergency Service, 7810 Highway 85, Riverdale, GA 30274
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2809X , Serial Number: 17700209, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Jim J Guckian, 6264 Willowbrook Drive, Riverdale, GA 30296
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3965C , Serial Number: 108-4849, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/1984
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kent W Beneigh, 1791 Cherokee Way, Riverdale, GA 30296, Other Owners: Karen J Beneigh
  • Aircraft: ANTARES 2 SEAT TRIKE MA33 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 94326 , Serial Number: 07980152, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Kerry L Salary, 8082 Woodlake Dr, Riverdale, GA 30274

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$77,11621$43,26070$117,1953$22,9571$570,41020$52,179
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$113,0452$79,26515$123,7351$69,0500$01$90,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$84,26613$57,32290$102,64413$21,5050$016$57,489
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$98,80810$60,06251$112,4393$29,8370$07$68,691
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$79,0202$57,67012$111,8771$54,3800$02$43,765

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.03 , 0405.06, 0405.10, 0405.12, 0405.16

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$48,5001$50,6700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$152,2702$95,7450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$103,2400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$56,0900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$164,5500$01$164,550

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.03 , 0405.06, 0405.10, 0405.12, 0405.16

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverdale, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverdale, GA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 214. The highest number of reported fires - 324 took place in 2016, and the least - 80 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Riverdale, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.8%), and Structure Fires (40.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Riverdale, GA
    • 1,28942.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,22040.5%Structure Fires
    • 46415.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 371.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverdale, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverdale, Georgia:

  • Extended Stay America, 6231 Hwy 85, Riverdale, Georgia 30274 , Phone: (770) 997-0100, Fax: (770) 997-1685
  • Sleep Inn, 6286 Ga Hwy 85, Riverdale, Georgia 30274 , Phone: (678) 612-1300
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverdale, Georgia
Most common first names in Riverdale, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17268.3 years
William13570.5 years
John12771.4 years
Mary12576.6 years
Robert10966.1 years
Charles7267.9 years
Thomas5070.7 years
George5069.3 years
Willie5073.6 years
Annie4879.0 years
Most common last names in Riverdale, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7972.0 years
Williams5867.6 years
Brown5568.7 years
Jones5071.2 years
Johnson4868.4 years
Davis3965.8 years
Harris3771.4 years
Jackson3265.6 years
Thompson3168.9 years
Martin2769.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverdale, GA
  • 69.0%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverdale, GA
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Riverdale compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Riverdale on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #37 (30274) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #78 (30296) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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