Population: 25,036Median home value: $84,900 70 Ranks better than 77% of areas
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A Riverside Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Riverside Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Ohio
8713% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Riverside cost of living
D- Riverside Crime Total crime is 37% higher than Ohio
Total crime
3,72436% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2736% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
50%Year over year crime is up
Riverside crime
D- Riverside Employment Household income is 13% lower than Ohio
Median household income
$43,88821% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,75124% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%29% higher than the US average
Riverside employment
F Riverside Housing Home value is 36% lower than Ohio
Median home value
$84,90054% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$79816% lower than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
Riverside real estate or Riverside rentals
B+ Riverside Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Ohio
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
64%30% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Riverside K-12 schools

Living in Riverside, OH

Located in the state of Ohio, Riverside is a moderately-sized city with a population of 25,036 people. The majority of Riverside residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Not a fan of sitting in traffic? One big advantage of living in Riverside is the reasonable commute times to work. With an average one way commute time of 19 minutes, getting to work is faster than the national average of 26 minutes.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Riverside, Ohio. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Riverside and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Riverside to Ohio and the national average.

Using data and statistics Riverside has received a livability score of 74/100. This score is ranked in the 77th percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Riverside ranks very well for amenities (A), crime (B), cost of living (B+) and education (B+). There are some categories that Riverside does not rank well for, including: weather (D), employment (D-) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Riverside, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Assuming that Riverside meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Riverside. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Riverside are simply unattainable. The median home price for Riverside homes is $84,900, which is 35.6% lower than the Ohio average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Riverside, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 1.9, which is 26.9% lower than the Ohio average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Riverside area were 7% and 5 year appreciation rates were 2.3%.

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Compare Riverside, OH Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Riverside, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Patterson Park, Dayton804.61,469
Mcpherson, Dayton763.8399
Pheasant Hill, Dayton763.52,604
Oregon, Dayton753.61,302
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Macfarlane, Dayton755.5605
Five Oaks, Dayton734.62,500
Historic Inner East, Dayton722.72,479
Eastmont, Dayton713.42,355

Best Cities Near Riverside, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kings Mills, OH90301,470
Centerville village, OH8910.369
Beckett Ridge, OH8934.68,724
Mason, OH8931.332,025
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Loveland, OH8836.512,641
Montgomery, OH8838.610,440
Landen, OH8733.26,776
Springboro, OH8716.317,978
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Great Activities in Riverside, OH

Riverside has a wealth of activities and attractions that appeal to a number of people, whether you're looking for fun things for the kids to do or want to know more about the history of the city.

If you want to check out a museum while you're in the city, the National Museum of the United States Air Force is a great choice. When you watch to catch a movie, the IMAX Theater in Riverside shows movies with your favorite actors with features that make you feel like you're part of the story.

Riverside also offers the opportunity to spend time outdoors. Visiting the Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum allows you to see all the beautiful plant life in the area. You an also visit the Traveling Children's Museum with a number of exhibits that are both educational and entertaining for kids. The Kettering Field Softball Complex is another great place in Riverside for you to enjoy the great outdoors and take in an exciting sports game.
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