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Riverdale is a city in Clayton County, in the Atlanta metro area.
The community was named for Spratin Rivers, landowner who provided right-of-way to the railroad.
The latitude of Riverdale is 33.572N. The longitude is -84.413W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,880.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Riverdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clayton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30296 ZIP code.
2% of Riverdale residents report German ancestry, and 3% 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 $15,377, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% 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 $568. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $884.
Libraries in Riverdale include Riverdale Branch Library ... View libraries
Clayton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverdale political report.
The average commute time for Riverdale workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Riverdale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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Cons: doesn't have a convient transit
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