Riverside is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 489 people and just one neighborhood, Riverside is the 849th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Riverside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverside is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverside who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), food service (11.70%) and teaching (8.87%).
Also of interest is that Riverside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Riverside is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Riverside really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Riverside perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.