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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
West Riverside is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana with a population of 4,893. West Riverside is in Orleans Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in West Riverside offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Riverside there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Riverside and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in West Riverside are above average.
About West Riverside...
Population
4,893

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$402,318
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,161
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
    41
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    163
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,142
    500
  • Theft
    2,855
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    673
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,126
National
$55,322
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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West Riverside Reviews

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Local business in this area it's great. The variety of stores had great material. It costs a lot but it has great benefit. I like it here. I'm not moving anywhere no time soon.
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What most people do for a living is make money. Day by day people will work until they have a good life. If the business is growing than the people becomes more interested.
The weather is okay. Sometimes it's hot on one day and cold the next. But overall it's great.