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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
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River Park is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California with a population of 3,720. River Park is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in River Park offers residents a 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
3,720

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$421,181
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,269
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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River Park Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    106
    283
  • Murder
    53
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    505
    500
  • Theft
    266
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    292
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,222
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    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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