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Riverdale
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Riverdale is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 17,781. Riverdale is in Bronx County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Riverdale offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Riverdale there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Riverdale and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Riverdale are above average.

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About Riverdale...
Population
17,781

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$396,939
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,755
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    56.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    828.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$105,978
National
$62,843
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    41%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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