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People

Total Population 3,906
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,488
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45.2%
Median Earnings25+ $53,193
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $38,426
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,819

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,485
% Above Poverty Level 97.9%
% Below Poverty Level 2.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.4%
Median Gross Rent $2
Median House Value $328,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 22.3%

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 7,808 $91,691
Butler 7,636 $106,298
Lincoln Park 10,515 $91,289
Oakland 12,914 $124,160
Pequannock 15,577 $114,756
Pompton Lakes 11,162 $101,577

Riverdale Public Libraries

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

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