Livability Score

84
/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 B+

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Flur
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cafe del Sol
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Mission House Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Loca Mocha Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Gosia's Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Gina's Italian Ice
Coffee Shop
Friendly Coffee Lounge
Coffee Shop
Revive Club & Cafe
Coffee Shop
Corner Bakery
Coffee Shop
A Cup of Joe
Coffee Shop
Owl and Lark
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cafe Calbay
Coffee Shop
Taste of Brazil Cafe
Coffee Shop
Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Coffee Shop
Kribi Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
The Happy Apple Pie Shop
Coffee Shop
Buzz Cafe
Coffee Shop
Eastgate Café
Coffee Shop
Whirlwind Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (17) A+
Riverside Arts Center
Theatre Arts
Riverside Historical Museum
Museum
Dolphin
Attraction
Emu
Attraction
Reindeer
Attraction
Alpaca
Attraction
Red Panda
Attraction
Hamill Family Wild Encounters
Zoo
Llama
Attraction
Bennet's Wallaby
Attraction
California Sea Lion
Attraction
Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Attraction
Parakeet
Attraction
Gray Seal
Attraction
Snow Leopard
Attraction
Amur Tiger
Attraction
Sloth Bear
Attraction
Lion
Attraction
Amur Leopard
Attraction
Ring-Tailed Lemur
Attraction
Splash Pad
Water Park
The Nature Stage
Theatre Arts
Giant Anteater
Attraction
Capybara
Attraction
Orangutan
Attraction
Food and Drink (4) C+
Aunt Diana's
Sweets
Mollie's Irish Pub
Bar
Unknown Name
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dairy Barn
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Pop's
Fast Food
Salerno's Pizza
Fast Food
Baskin-Robbins
Sweets
Dunkin'
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Wingstop
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Zubar
Bar
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Raising Cane's
Fast Food
Bison Prarie Grill
Fast Food
Culver's
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Sam's Food & Liquors
Alcohol
Jimmy's Place
Bar
Novi's Beef
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Hollywood House
Community Centre
X-Sport Fitness
Gym
Scout Cabin
Community Centre
Strive 4 Fitness
Gym
Sokal Spirit Family Fitness
Gym
Saint Barbara Parish Center
Community Centre
Focus Om
Gym
Charter Fitness
Gym
American Sokol
Gym
Galloping Ghost Gama
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
CrossFit Posted
Gym
Community Center
Community Centre
Strive 4 Fitness
Gym
Studio 8
Gym
Club Pilates
Gym
Get In Shape For Women
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Howard Mohr Community Center
Community Centre
Dailey Method
Gym
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
The Local Workout
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Longfellow Center
Community Centre
Functional Athlete
Gym
Groceries (1) F
Riverside Foods
Grocery Store
Roka Bakehouse
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Torres Supermarket
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Tony's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Cake Bros.
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
Tischler's Fine Foods
Grocery Store
Torres Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Living Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Ed's Way
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Aracely's Bakery
Bakery
Jewel-Osco
Grocery Store
Turano Baking Company
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
The Dinner Club
Grocery Store
Fruitful Yield
Grocery Store
Weber's Bakery
Bakery
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
El Paraiso
Bakery
Parks (46) A+
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Turtle Park
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Big Ball Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Centennial Plaza
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Guthrie Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Blythe Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (4) C+
Salon D'Amore
Beauty
Minuteman Convienence Center
Convenience Store
Nail Studios
Beauty
Deelightful Hair Salon
Hairdresser
Archive
Furniture
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Bryan Michael Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Cricket Wireless
Electronics
Citgo
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
North Outpost
Gift Shop
Stuffed Animal Kingdom
Toys
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Marshalls
Department Store
Luxe Jewelry
Fashion
Shell
Convenience Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
AT&T
Electronics
Red Wing
Shoes
JCPenney
Department Store
Urban Mutt
Pets
Unknown Name
Fashion
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 18.7% take public transportation in Riverside.
Public Transit Stops (3)
Stops & Stations
A+
Riverside
Transit Station
Harlem & Burlington/Stanley (Metra)
Bus Stop
Harlem & Burlington/Stanley (Metra)
Bus Stop
Stanley & Harlem (Metra)
Bus Stop
Harlem & 34th Street
Bus Stop
Stanley & Harlem (Metra)
Bus Stop
Ogden & Center
Bus Stop
Ogden & Hass
Bus Stop
Harlem Avenue
Transit Station
Ogden & Joliet
Bus Stop
Harlem & Ogden
Bus Stop
Harlem & Ogden
Bus Stop
31st Street & Golf View (Brookfield Zoo) EB
Bus Stop
31st Street & Golf View (Brookfield Zoo) WB
Bus Stop
Harlem & Pershing
Bus Stop
Harlem & Pershing
Bus Stop
Hollywood
Transit Station
Harlem & 40th Street SB
Bus Stop
Harlem & 26th Street SB
Bus Stop
Harlem & 40th Street NB
Bus Stop
Harlem & 26th Street NB
Bus Stop
Ogden & Lawndale
Bus Stop
Berwyn
Transit Station
1st Avenue & 26th Street
Bus Stop
3308 S Oak Park Ave
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
18.7%
A
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Riverside is 129/100 - which is 34% higher than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime A+

Riverside crime rates are 691 per 100k, which is 65% lower than Illinois
Property Crime
591 crimes per 100k
A-
Violent Crime
101 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment A+

The median income in Riverside is $120,336 - which is 103% higher than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$120,336
A+
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
F
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health B-

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (3)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Riverside Fire Department
Fire Station
Riverside Police Department
Police
Dentist
Dentist
Mira Andre DDS
Dentist
Lyons Fire Department
Fire Station
Fresenius Kidney Care
Clinic
North Riverside Police Department
Police
North Riverside Fire Department
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
MacNeal Hospital
Hospital
Lyons Police Dept
Police
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Brookfield Police Department
Police
Diane Garrison D.D.S
Dentist
G.R. Zehak, DDS & Associates
Dentist
Stickey Township North Clinic
Clinic
Berwyn Fire Department Station #3
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Creative Dental
Dentist
The Family Doctors
Doctor
Berwyn Fire Department Station #1
Fire Station
Berwyn Police Department
Police
Stickey Police Department
Police
Berwyn Public Health Department
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Riverside home prices are $403,900 - which is 131% higher than Illinois
Home Price
$403,900
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
4%
D-
Home Affordability
3.4x (home price to income ratio)
B+
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schools A+

The Riverside graduation rate is 94% - which is 11% higher than Illinois
School Test Scores
65%
C
High School Grad. Rates
94%
A+
Elementary Schools (5) A+
Central Elem School
L J Hauser Jr High School
Blythe Park Elem School
A F Ames Elem School
Intiraymi Spanish Montessori Children'S House
Hollywood Elem School
Washington Middle School
Irving Elem School
Emerson Elem School
Heritage Middle School
St Leonard School
J W Robinson Jr Elem School
Piper School
Pershing Elem School
Home Elem School
Hiawatha Elem School
Freedom Middle School
St Paul Lutheran School
Edison Elem School
Costello School
St Odilo Elementary School
Lincoln Elem School
Montessori Childrens Community
S E Gross Middle School
Komarek Elem School
High Schools (1) F
Riverside Brookfield Twp Hs
J Sterling Morton West High Sch
J Sterling Morton East High Sch
Proviso Math And Science Academy
Proviso Thsd 209 Dream School
Ladse-Dhh Transition Cntr
Paec Alternative High School
Proviso Area Except Child Center
J Sterling Morton Alternative Sch
Morton Alternative Schools
Kennedy High School
J Sterling Morton Freshman Cntr
Proviso East High School
Lyons Twp High Sch
Nazareth Academy
Fenwick High School
Argo Community High School
Ladse-Project Search
Westchester Christian School
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ratings A-

Riverside has an overall rating of 77% from 6 reviews.
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Riverside Area Facts

  • Riverside has a Livability Score of 84/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Riverside crime rates are 65% lower than the Illinois average
  • Cost of living in Riverside is 34% higher than the Illinois average
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B+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Riverside? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
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Turtle Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Big Ball Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Riverside Arts Center
Riverside Historical Museum
Dolphin
Emu
Reindeer
Alpaca
Red Panda
Hamill Family Wild Encounters

Food & Drink

Aunt Diana's
Mollie's Irish Pub
Unknown Name
McDonald's
Dairy Barn
White Castle
Dunkin'
KFC

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Riverside? Of all people who commute, 18.7% take public transportation in Riverside.
Drive to Work
66%

10% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
19%

14% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

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

Hospitals

Pharmacies

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