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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
River Mountain is a neighborhood in Little Rock, Arkansas with a population of 27,317. River Mountain is in Pulaski County and is one of the best places to live in Arkansas. Living in River Mountain offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In River Mountain there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in River Mountain and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in River Mountain are above average.
About River Mountain...
Population
27,317

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$275,950
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$633
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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River Mountain Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,848
National
$55,322
Families with Children
33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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River Mountain Reviews

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Some areas of the city are really bad, but my neighborhood is pretty safe.
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Great Elementary School (Don Roberts) less than 1 mile from my house in a wonderful neighborhood.
Upwardly mobile community, people don't tend to stay more than 5-10 years