Real Estate Prices and Overview
Riverside median real estate prices are $81,257, which is less expensive than 78.6% of Iowa neighborhoods
and 85.3% 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 45.9% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
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 complementary 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
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
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
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
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.