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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
River Park is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California with a population of 3,479. River Park is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in River Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In River Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in River Park and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in River Park are above average.
About River Park...
Population
3,479

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$475,496
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,150
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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River Park Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    106.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    53.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    504.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    265.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    292.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,746
National
$55,322
Families with Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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River Park Reviews

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I love River park :) it's a friendly and homey neighborhood where everyone is involved. Our street had annual block parties and we even have a cleanup day at the river where the whole community comes out to help clean up our river.
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