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People

Total Population 4,154
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,570
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $104,975
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,960
Median House Value $333,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 20.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Riverdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07457
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.993
Longitude -74.303

Riverdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Station LITTLE FALLS
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Riverdale, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pompton Junction (07457)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomingdale 7,933 $93,053
Butler 7,659 $106,875
Lincoln Park 10,478 $92,252
Oakland 13,003 $121,671
Pequannock 15,550 $111,359
Pompton Lakes 11,179 $104,482

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Library
Riverdale Public Library
93 NEWARK POMPTON TURNPILE
Riverdale, New Jersey
(973) 835-5044
Library Web Site

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