Riverdale is one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago, Illinois and is located on the city's far south side with a population of 7,359. It is in Cook County and bordering Little Calumet River. This neighborhood hosts several residential complexes and an elementary school. The well-defined subdivision of Altgeld Gardens offers comfortable and unique living arrangements, conveniently off Interstate 94. With quiet streets and several types of housing options, this is a community-oriented neighborhood. Living in Riverdale offers residents a dense suburban feel. In Riverdale there are a lot of parks.