Real Estate Prices and Overview
Riverside median real estate prices are $81,257, which is less expensive than 78.6% of Iowa neighborhoods
and 85.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Riverside are currently
$656, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 45.7% of Iowa neighborhoods.
Riverside is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Sioux City, Iowa.
Riverside real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Riverside neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Riverside, the current vacancy rate is 1.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.8% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Riverside
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Riverside neighborhood has more
Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Riverside neighborhood in Sioux City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 73.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 11.6% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 58.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Riverside neighborhood, 37.1%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(22.2%), and 16.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Riverside neighborhood in Sioux City, IA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(26.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (7.1%) , and residents who report Dutch roots (7.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.4%) , along with some English ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Riverside
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Riverside neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.