Riverdale, MD 20737 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Riverdale, MD 20737

Acceptable Alternative
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Riverdale Pk, MD 20737

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 319
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,803
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,603
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.959, Longitude -76.92
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Riverdale, MD 20737 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20737 to the other 441 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 115 74th
Population Density1 # 33 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 320 28th
Per Capita Income # 417 6th

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Riverdale, MD 20737 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 22,003
Population in Households 21,845
Population in Familes 17,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density1 5,566
Diversity Index2 91


Total Households 6,007
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 4,427
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,069 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,938 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $218,335
Average Home Value $248,257


Median Household Income $55,732
Average Household Income $69,592
Per Capita Income $19,124
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.42%
Households -0.15% 0.31%
Families -0.33% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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