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Riverdale
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Riverdale is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 10,909. Riverdale is in Cook County. Living in Riverdale offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Riverdale there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Riverdale and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Riverdale...
Population
10,909

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$83,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,170
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    299.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    30.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    61.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    276.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    445.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,436.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    491.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in Riverdale

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,233
National
$69,021

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