is a village located in Cook County, Illinois
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 15,055.
Geography\nRiverdale is located at 41°38'26" North, 87°37'50" West (41.640684, -87.630645)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 9.8 km²
). 9.4 km² (3.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.96% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 15,055 people, 4,987 households, and 3,675 families residing in the village. The population density
is 1,596.9/km² (4,138.6/mi²). There are 5,441 housing units at an average density of 577.1/km² (1,495.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 11.07% White, 86.38% African American
, 0.16% Native American
, 0.19% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 2.43% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 4,987 households out of which 47.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% are married couples living together, 33.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% are non-families. 22.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.02 and the average family size is 3.50.
In the village the population is spread out with 37.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $38,321, and the median income for a family is $41,892. Males have a median income of $36,005 versus $29,521 for females. The per capita income for the village is $14,461. 18.4% of the population and 16.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.8% are under the age of 18 and 9.7% are 65 or older.