Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Cincinnati,
the Riverview Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 0.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Riverview Heights neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Riverview Heights also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Riverview Heights
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Ohio. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Riverview Heights neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Riverview Heights neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 69.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Riverview Heights neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.4% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Riverview Heights neighborhood has more
Welsh and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 2.1% have Canadian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Riverview Heights neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 30.3% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.0% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Riverview Heights neighborhood stands out by having 94.6% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Riverview Heights neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, this Riverview Heights neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Riverview Heights neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.6% of neighborhoods in America.