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Riviera Beach
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

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Riviera Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 34,702. Riviera Beach is in Palm Beach County. Living in Riviera Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Riviera Beach there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Riviera Beach and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Riviera Beach are above average.

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About Riviera Beach...
Population
34,702

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$189,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,177
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    705.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    202.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    529.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,247.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    395.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Riviera Beach

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,193
National
$62,843

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