(Courtesy of Clayton County Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Average listing price: $61,618
Median household income: $49,988
Population (as of 2009): 15,314
Located about 10 miles south of Atlanta in the “Southern Crescent” of Clayton County, Riverdale—like several other metro Atlanta towns—continues to grapple with foreclosures depressing home values. Local initiatives aimed at halting the decline in real estate values exist, but remain somewhat tied to the overall recovery of the housing industry.