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Riverdale is a township in Buffalo County, in the Kearney metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Riverdale. For links to other places called Riverdale, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Riverdale is 40.756N. The longitude is -99.131W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,178 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,939.
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36% of Riverdale residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riverdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riverdale was $19,086, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Riverdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Riverdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $997.
Buffalo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverdale political report.
The average commute time for Riverdale workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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