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Overall Niche Grade
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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 5,114. West Riverside is in Orleans Parish and is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. Living in West Riverside offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own 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
5,114

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$412,011
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,247
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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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
    40.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    163.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,141.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,854.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    672.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,959
National
$55,322
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    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.