Riverdale Park, California

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Riverdale Park
census-designated place
Farmland in Riverdale Park, Mount Oso is visible in the distance.
Farmland in Riverdale Park, Mount Oso is visible in the distance.
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°36′40″N 121°2′38″W / 37.61111°N 121.04389°W / 37.61111; -121.04389Coordinates: 37°36′40″N 121°2′38″W / 37.61111°N 121.04389°W / 37.61111; -121.04389
Country  United States
State  California
County Stanislaus
Area[1]
 • Total 1.483 sq mi (3.839 km2)
 • Land 1.437 sq mi (3.721 km2)
 • Water 0.046 sq mi (0.118 km2)  3.07%
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,128
 • Density 760/sq mi (290/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95367
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-61106
GNIS feature ID 1853409

Riverdale Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 1,128 at the 2010 census, up from 1,094 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Riverdale Park is located at 37°36′40″N 121°2′38″W / 37.61111°N 121.04389°W / 37.61111; -121.04389 (37.611054, -121.043786).[2]

Tuolumne River in Riverdale Park.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), 96.93% of it land and 3.07% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Riverdale Park had a population of 1,128. The population density was 761.1 people per square mile (293.8/km²). The racial makeup of Riverdale Park was 575 (51.0%) White, 6 (0.5%) African American, 25 (2.2%) Native American, 29 (2.6%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 414 (36.7%) from other races, and 79 (7.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 700 persons (62.1%).

The Census reported that 1,125 people (99.7% of the population) lived in households, 3 (0.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 298 households, out of which 151 (50.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 153 (51.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 57 (19.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 36 (12.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 33 (11.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 36 households (12.1%) were made up of individuals and 15 (5.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.78. There were 246 families (82.6% of all households); the average family size was 3.98.

The population was spread out with 371 people (32.9%) under the age of 18, 117 people (10.4%) aged 18 to 24, 309 people (27.4%) aged 25 to 44, 251 people (22.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 80 people (7.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.6 years. For every 100 females there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

There were 321 housing units at an average density of 216.6 per square mile (83.6/km²), of which 173 (58.1%) were owner-occupied, and 125 (41.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.1%. 616 people (54.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 509 people (45.1%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,094 people, 289 households, and 238 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 770.5 people per square mile (297.5/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 222.6 per square mile (85.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 66.36% White, 1.19% African American, 2.10% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 24.59% from other races, and 5.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 50.55% of the population.

There were 289 households out of which 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.72 and the average family size was 3.99.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 35.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,217, and the median income for a family was $37,386. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,066. About 14.2% of families and 20.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Riverdale Park is located in the 12th Senate District, represented by Republican Anthony Cannella, and in the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Greg Aghazarian.

In the United States House of Representatives, Riverdale Park is in California's 10th congressional district, represented by Republican Jeff Denham.[5]

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