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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Riverdale is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 5,495. Riverdale is in Wayne County. Living in Riverdale offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Riverdale there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Riverdale and residents tend to be liberal.
About Riverdale...
Population
5,495

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$25,699
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$716
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    773
    283
  • Murder
    70
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    211
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    667
    500
  • Theft
    1,563
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    597
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,512
National
$55,322
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%
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