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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Riviera is a neighborhood in Torrance, California with a population of 16,461. Riviera is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Riviera offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Riviera there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Riviera and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Riviera are highly rated.
About Riviera...
Population
16,461

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,006,174
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,330
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Riviera 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
$119,424
National
$55,322
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Riviera Reviews

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Redondo Beach has a small hometown vibe combined with beautiful nature and accessibility to the big city. People are nice, it is extremely safe and is an ideal place for young families.
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The people are extremely friendly, the beaches are clean, and everything is nearby.
There is rarely any crime in the area and if there is, the neighbourhood works together to get to the bottom of the issue.