Riverdale, MD 20737 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20737: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Riverdale, MD 20737

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,804
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,609
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.959, Longitude -76.92
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Riverdale, MD 20737 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 20,253
Population in Households 20,100
Population in Familes 15,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density1 5,859
Diversity Index2 91


Total Households 5,510
Average Household Size 3.65
Family Households 4,040
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,626 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,884 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 583 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $221,084
Average Home Value $249,819


Median Household Income $57,114
Average Household Income $69,766
Per Capita Income $19,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.27%
Households -0.13% 0.18%
Families -0.27% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Riverdale, MD 20737 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20737 to the other 440 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 120 73rd
Population Density1 # 34 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 328 26th
Per Capita Income # 421 5th

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