Livability Score

81
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (3) F
Carlos and Gabby's
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
An Beal Bocht Cafe
Coffee Shop
Mon Amour
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
S & S Cheesecake
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
New Star Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Sahara Cafe
Coffee Shop
Cafe Tabaco and Ron
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Café Restaurant
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Prince coffee house
Coffee Shop
Tenafly Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Teahaus
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (6) A+
Alfred Gross Theatre
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Glyndor Gallery
Museum
Unknown Name
Stadium
Smith Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Van Cortlandt Stadium
Stadium
Unknown Name
Stadium
Parking
Attraction
Museum of Bronx History
Museum
Asian Arts
Art Gallery
Tibbetts Brook Park
Water Park
Tibbetts Brook Park
Theme Park
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Museum
Ross Gallery and Lecture Hall
Art Gallery
Loews Paradise Theater
Theatre Arts
Alpine Theatre
Theatre Arts
Opus
Nightclub
The Met Cloisters
Museum
The Cloisters
Attraction
Hall of Fame Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Cross County Multiplex Cinemas
Cinema
African Art Museum at the SMA
Museum
Birds of Prey
Attraction
Bison Range
Attraction
Food and Drink (8) C+
CorkMaster
Alcohol
Subway
Fast Food
The Candy Box
Sweets
Madisons
Bar
Burger King
Fast Food
Shamrock
Alcohol
Subway
Fast Food
New Riverdale Gourmet Deli
Deli
JJ Vineyard Wine & Liquor
Alcohol
Riverdale Gourmet Deli
Deli
A1 Gourmet Deli & Pizza
Fast Food
Bronx Alehouse
Bar
S & S Cheesecake
Sweets
Chipotle
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Smashburger
Fast Food
Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Broadway Liquors & Wines
Alcohol
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Empanades Monumental
Fast Food
Game Day
Bar
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
The Riverdale YM-YWHA
Community Centre
Park Hill Racquet Club
Community Centre
Blink Fitness
Gym
CrossFit Anti Average
Gym
Blink Fitness
Gym
FIERCE NYC
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Mount Vernon Barbell
Gym
The Viking Academy
Gym
Blink Fitness
Gym
YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
Community Centre
Blink Fitness
Gym
Henry Enoch Kagan Community House
Community Centre
Moriah Senior Center
Community Centre
Retro Fitness
Gym
Groceries (4) A+
C-Town
Grocery Store
Key Food
Grocery Store
Riverdale Kosher Market
Grocery Store
LLoyd's Carrot Cake
Bakery
Key Food Supermarket
Grocery Store
Stop and Shop
Grocery Store
Food Dynasty
Grocery Store
Top Tomato
Grocery Store
Acme
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
C-Town
Grocery Store
Ideal Food Basket
Grocery Store
Prime Cut Irish Butcher Store
Butcher
C-Town
Grocery Store
The Butcher's Fancy
Grocery Store
Fine Fare Supermarket
Grocery Store
Food Universe Marketplace
Grocery Store
Hillside Meat & Deli Market
Butcher
Foodtown of Bainbridge
Grocery Store
Shop Rite
Grocery Store
La Pinata Bakery
Bakery
Morton Williams
Grocery Store
Met
Grocery Store
Foodverse Market
Grocery Store
Champion Bakery
Bakery
Parks (27) A+
Jones Lawn
Park
Frank S Hackett Park
Park
Sid Augarten Field
Park
Vinmont Veteran Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Delafield Park
Park
Northwest Playground
Playground
Sheridan Triangle
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
The Quadrangle
Park
Brust Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Brust Park
Park
Upper Forecourt
Park
Lower Forecourt
Park
Bell Tower Park
Park
Van Cortlandt Park
Park
MacLaughlin Playground
Park
Shops (5) A-
Petite Nails
Beauty
Norma
Hairdresser
Elaine’s
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Gift Shop
Majestic
Convenience Store
Superior Market
Convenience Store
Ramona's Beauty Salon
Beauty
Riverdale Hebrew Books and Gifts
Books
Larry the Locksmith & Hardware
Home Improvement
Mandy's Hair & Spa
Hairdresser
John's Botany Bay Florist
Florist
Salon Zoë
Hairdresser
Don the Jeweler
Fashion
238 Corner Store
Convenience Store
Bellisima Beauty Palace
Hairdresser
Z&Z Nail Spa
Beauty
Vargas Deli Grocery
Convenience Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
AT&T
Electronics
Caroline StyleSpot
Hairdresser
Petco
Pets
Hardware N.Y.
Home Improvement
Authentic Cutz
Hairdresser
True Value
Home Improvement
99 cent Wonder
Discount Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 38.2% take public transportation in Riverdale.
Public Transit Stops (25)
Stops & Stations
A+
Riverdale Avenue & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 256th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 256th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & Mosholu Avenue
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 259th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 260th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 260th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 260th Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 254th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale
Transit Station
Riverdale Avenue & West 261st Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 261st Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 261st Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 261st Street
Bus Stop
Broadway & West 262nd Street
Bus Stop
Van Cortlandt Park–242nd Street
Transit Station
Henry Hudson Parkway East & West 239th Street
Bus Stop
Henry Hudson Parkway West & West 239th Street
Bus Stop
Riverdale Avenue & West 263rd Street
Bus Stop
West 239th Street & Henry Hudson Parkway East
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
38.2%
A+
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Riverdale is 146/100 - which is 25% higher than New York.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime B-

Riverdale crime rates are 1,908 per 100k, which is 11% lower than New York
Property Crime
1,650 crimes per 100k
C+
Violent Crime
258 crimes per 100k
B
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employment A+

The median income in Riverdale is $104,116 - which is 71% higher than New York.
Med. Household Income
$104,116
A+
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
B+
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health B+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Mosaic Mental Health
Doctor
FDNY Engine 52/Ladder 52
Fire Station
New York Ladder Company 52
Fire Station
New York Engine Company 52
Fire Station
Montefiore Medical Group Riverdale
Clinic
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Desai's Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Saint Joseph's Medical Practice
Clinic
CityMD
Clinic
Unknown Name
Police
NYPD 50th Precinct
Police
Yonkers Fire Station 4
Fire Station
Broad Family Dental
Dentist
Family Dental Care
Dentist
Unknown Name
Police
Schervier Nursing Care Center
Nursing Home
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Jerome Avenue Gate House and Police Station
Police
FDNY Engine 81/Ladder 46
Fire Station
CityMD
Clinic
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Marble Hill Pharmacy
Pharmacy
North Central Bronx Hospital
Hospital
New York Ladder Company 39
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Riverdale home prices are $405,592 - which is 42% higher than New York
Home Price
$405,592
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
11%
A-
Home Affordability
3.9x (home price to income ratio)
C-
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schools A+

The Riverdale graduation rate is 90% - which is 10% higher than New York
School Test Scores
65%
C
High School Grad. Rates
90%
B+
Elementary Schools (5) F
Riverdale Country School
Ps 81 Robert J Christen
Horace Mann School
Ethical Culture Fieldston Lower
Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy (Ms/Hs 141)
Eyes Ears Of The World
Montessori School 27
The Biondi School
Ps 24 Spuyten Duyvil
St Gabriel Elementary School
School 13
Milton Fein School
Ampark Neighborhood
Ps 95 Sheila Mencher
St Paul The Apostle School
St John School
Pearls Hawthorne School
Amber Charter School Ii
Tech International Charter School
School 21
Ps 37 Multiple Intelligence School
Eugenio Maria De Hostos Microsociety School
Ps 207
In-Tech Academy (Ms/Hs 368)
Kinneret Day School
High Schools (6) A+
Riverdale Country School
Yeshiva Ohavei Torah Of Riverdale
Sar High School
Horace Mann Upper School
Horace Mann School
Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy (Ms/Hs 141)
The Biondi School
World View High School
Dewitt Clinton High School
Bronx Collaborative High School
In-Tech Academy (Ms/Hs 368)
Bronx High School Of Science
International Leadership Charter School
New Visions Charter Hs-Adv Math/Scie
New Visions Charter High School For The Humanities
Bronx Engineering And Technology Academy
Marble Hill High School Of International Studies
English Language Learners And International Support
Bronx School Of Law And Finance
Bronx Theatre High School
Marie Curie High School-Nursing
High School Of American Studies At Lehman College
St Barnabas High School
Yonkers High School
Kingsbridge International High School
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ratings A+

Riverdale has an overall rating of 97% from 2 reviews.
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Riverdale Area Facts

  • Riverdale has a Livability Score of 81/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Riverdale crime rates are 34% lower than the New York average
  • Cost of living in Riverdale is 14% lower than the New York average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Riverdale? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Jones Lawn
Frank S Hackett Park
Sid Augarten Field
Vinmont Veteran Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Alfred Gross Theatre
Unknown Name
Glyndor Gallery
Unknown Name
Smith Auditorium
Van Cortlandt Stadium
Unknown Name
Parking

Food & Drink

CorkMaster
Subway
The Candy Box
Madisons
Burger King
Shamrock
Subway
New Riverdale Gourmet Deli

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Riverdale? Of all people who commute, 38.2% take public transportation in Riverdale.
Drive to Work
40%

13% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
38%

10% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
6%

equal to the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Riverdale a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler
Montefiore Medical Center West Campus Moses Division Hospital
New York City Children's Center Bronx Campus
Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
North Central Bronx Hospital
George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery
Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center
Lenox Health Greenwich Village

Pharmacies

Walgreens
Rite Aid
Duane Reade
City Chemist
Saldo Drugs
X.I.P.
Duane Reade
Rite Aid

Doctors

Chait Mental Health Center
Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center
New York Academy of Medicine
Marie-France Conde Pediatrics
Forest Hills Podiatry
Quality Med
Ahmadur Rahman MD PC
Robert Lechtenberg, M.D.

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