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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
River Road is a town in North Carolina with a population of 3,352. River Road is in Beaufort County. Living in River Road offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in River Road and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in River Road are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$678
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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River Road 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
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in River Road

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,432
National
$55,322
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River Road Reviews

2 reviews
Washington, NC is a great place for older people to raise a family but for a teenager like myself it doesn't offer much.
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