Riverside is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 24,972 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Riverside is the 62nd largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverside who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), management occupations (8.76%), and sales jobs (8.36%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Riverside, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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.
The percentage of adults in Riverside with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.74% of adults in Riverside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Riverside in 2010 was $21,816, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,264 for a family of four. However, Riverside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Riverside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Riverside include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Riverside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.