Riverdale, New Jersey

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Riverdale is a Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,498.

Riverdale was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 12, 1923, from portions of Pequannock Township, subject to the results of a referendum passed on April 17, 1923.[7]

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Geography

Riverdale is located at 40°59′24″N 74°18′37″W / 40.990032°N 74.310236°W / 40.990032; -74.310236 (40.990032, -74.310236).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.3 km2) is land and 0.48% is water.

Riverdale is bordered to the east by Pompton Lakes, to the north by Bloomingdale, to the west by Butler and Kinnelon, and to the south by Pequannock Township.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,498 people, 919 households, and 671 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,215.2 people per square mile (468.2/km2). There were 940 housing units at an average density of 457.3/sq mi (176.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.39% White, 1.08% African American, 0.04% Native American, 2.72% Asian, 1.60% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.40% of the population.

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