Riverdale, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Riverdale, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Riverdale had a population of 223 as of July 1, 2017. Riverdale ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverdale is located at latitude 40.7839 and longitude -99.1605 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Riverdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,185 feet.

The Village of Riverdale (GNIS ID: 2399087) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Riverdale is located within Township of Riverdale (historical), a minor civil division (MCD) of Buffalo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Riverdale, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 223
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 87
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 123
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 845
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $81,302
Average Household Income $91,070
Per Capita Income $33,102


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $206,250
Average Home Value $272,188


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.84% 2.23%
Households 2.93% 2.13%
Families 4.05% 2.13%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Riverdale, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverdale to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 336 42nd
Population Density # 288 51st
Diversity Index # 465 19th
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 84 86th

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