Riverdale Park, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 7,200 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 3,918  (54.4%)
Females: 3,282  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 20737.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,497 (it was $44,041 in 2000)
Riverdale Park:

$80,497
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,272 (it was $19,293 in 2000)

Riverdale Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $362,675 (it was $129,500 in 2000)
Riverdale Park:

$362,675
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $272,787; detached houses: $270,611

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,219.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverdale Park: 165.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 16.8% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Riverdale Park, MD (2019)
    • 4,30359.7%Hispanic
    • 1,57521.9%Black alone
    • 1,20516.7%White alone
    • 1552.2%Asian alone
    • 841.2%American Indian alone
    • 670.9%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Riverdale Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
3
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
49
(737.1)
55
(835.4)
62
(951.9)
36
(561.4)
46
(709.4)
31
(441.5)
16
(225.8)
16
(224.5)
13
(180.8)
11
(149.8)
27
(366.2)
5
(68.0)
13
(177.4)
7
(96.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(556.6)
48
(729.0)
26
(399.2)
22
(343.1)
29
(447.3)
23
(327.5)
21
(296.3)
35
(491.2)
34
(472.7)
39
(531.3)
30
(406.9)
32
(434.9)
32
(436.6)
14
(192.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(556.6)
63
(956.9)
75
(1,152)
55
(857.6)
58
(894.5)
60
(854.5)
27
(381.0)
30
(421.0)
25
(347.6)
14
(190.7)
17
(230.6)
26
(353.4)
10
(136.4)
19
(261.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
260
(3,911)
223
(3,387)
188
(2,887)
124
(1,934)
151
(2,329)
152
(2,165)
125
(1,764)
79
(1,109)
105
(1,460)
117
(1,594)
110
(1,492)
101
(1,373)
129
(1,760)
149
(2,053)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(1,324)
85
(1,291)
59
(905.9)
68
(1,060)
61
(940.8)
44
(626.6)
26
(366.9)
24
(336.8)
19
(264.2)
14
(190.7)
18
(244.1)
26
(353.4)
35
(477.5)
24
(330.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
3
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index633.7714.3732.2459.2595.0394.5281.8266.3252.6265.4286.6253.3258.7222.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Riverdale Park, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: Jamaican (2.4%), American (2.2%), Irish (1.8%), Nigerian (1.7%), Ethiopian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 4,534 people per square mile   (average).

Riverdale Park, Maryland map

3,050 residents are foreign born (38.2% Latin America, 4.3% Asia).

This town:

42.3%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,328 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,551 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Silver Spring, MD (5.6 miles , pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (5.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (119.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Edmonston, MD (0.9 miles ),
University Park, MD (1.0 miles ),
East Riverdale, MD (1.0 miles ),
Hyattsville, MD (1.1 miles ),
Bladensburg, MD (1.2 miles ),
North Brentwood, MD (1.3 miles ),
Brentwood, MD (1.4 miles ),
Highland, MD (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -966 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 291 (7.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Riverdale Park, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Riverdale Park, MD in 2019

Property values in Riverdale Park, MD

Riverdale Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.0%
Maryland:

6.6%
Most common industries in Riverdale Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Riverdale Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Riverdale Park, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riverdale Park, Maryland average temperatures Riverdale Park, Maryland average precipitation Riverdale Park, Maryland humidity Riverdale Park, Maryland wind speed Riverdale Park, Maryland snowfall Riverdale Park, Maryland sunshine Riverdale Park, Maryland clear and cloudy days
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 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.663. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.663
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Riverdale Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Riverdale Park town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverdale Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Riverdale Park center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from Riverdale Park center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Riverdale Park center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from Riverdale Park 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 Prince George's County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverdale Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverdale Park:

  • CRESCENT CITIES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RIVERDALE, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; COTTAGE CITY, MD)
  • GLADYS SPELLMAN SPEC. HOSP. (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)

Amtrak stations near Riverdale Park:

  • 4 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.
  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverdale Park:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 2 miles; College Park, MD; Full-time enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 3 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Catholic University of America (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 8 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverdale Park: Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department Company 7 Incorporated (A), Riverdale Park Police Department (B), Riverdale Park Fire Station Company 7 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Riverdale Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Riverdale Park: Solid Rock Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Riverdale Park include: Riverdale Recreation Center (1), Fletchers Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prince George's 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 town:

3.5 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Riverdale Park in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
12 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Riverdale Park:

Marital status in Riverdale Park, MD
  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

For population 25 years and over in Riverdale Park:

  • High school or higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

24.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Riverdale Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverdale Park, MD (based on Prince George's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince George's County:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Riverdale Park:

46.7%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.7%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverdale Park:

10.3%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Riverdale Park:

30.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverdale Park, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$120,387$76,0340$0
Solid Waste Management 14$55,998$47,9981$2,139
Financial Administration 4$28,413$85,2391$2,030
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$4,712$28,2720$0
Other and Unallocable 2$11,347$68,0820$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,628
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$554
Totals for Government 41$220,857$64,64112$7,351

Riverdale Park government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,392,000 ($332.22)
    General - Other: $1,752,000 ($243.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,055,000 ($146.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $332,000 ($46.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($27.22)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($16.94)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($11.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($5.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($3.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($2.92)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($10.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,132,000 ($435.00)

Riverdale Park government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $41,000 ($5.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($2.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $750,000 ($104.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($11.25)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($2.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000 ($24.72)
    Highways: $155,000 ($21.53)
  • Tax - Property: $4,176,000 ($580.00)
    Individual Income: $581,000 ($80.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $199,000 ($27.64)
    Public Utility License: $75,000 ($10.42)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.42)

Riverdale Park government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,679,000 ($372.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,284,000 ($317.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $395,000 ($54.86)

Riverdale Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $395,000 ($54.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,494,000 ($485.28)

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)

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)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, 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)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

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)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Riverdale Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Riverdale Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.1mTotal length
  • $241,000Total costs
  • 245,840Total average daily traffic
  • 19,642Total average daily truck traffic
  • 306,385Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverdale Park, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverdale Park, MD

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5850 University Research Court (Lat: 38.971972 Lon: -76.922000), Call Sign: WQPK209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/09/2022, Certifier: Ty Richards, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RIVERDALE, 5810 47th Ave (Lat: 38.958861 Lon: -76.936194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WRAN989, Licensee ID: L02072642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2018, Expiration Date: 01/19/2028, Certifier: Patrick Shoemaker, Registrant: Vector Data Systems, LLC, 2138 Espey Ct Ste 8, Crofton, MD 21114, Phone: (301) 358-1690, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N3DOH, Licensee ID: L00256570, Grant Date: 09/29/2017, Expiration Date: 12/08/2027, Certifier: Lora E Katz, Registrant: Lora E Katz, 4507 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale Park, MD 20737
  • Call Sign: KB3EKZ, Licensee ID: L00181616, Grant Date: 12/07/1999, Expiration Date: 12/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2011, Certifier: James D Williams, Registrant: James D Williams, 5911 Harrison Ave, Riverdale Park, MD 20737-1932

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$219,9197$223,98754$212,9194$107,4086$230,997
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$154,0505$240,4181$236,0800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$204,2302$148,22044$240,5603$168,1134$197,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$161,9801$190,97028$238,6000$04$243,645
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$70,9007$237,4590$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8065.01 , 8066.02, 8071.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$322,1151$255,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,6801$205,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$153,6501$191,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$183,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8065.01 , 8066.02, 8071.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverdale Park, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverdale Park, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverdale Park, MD
  • 87.3%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverdale Park, MD
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Riverdale Park compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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  • #29 (20737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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