Riverside is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,927 people and just one neighborhood, Riverside is the 608th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Riverside isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Riverside are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverside is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverside who work in healthcare (22.78%), office and administrative support (14.20%) and food service (8.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Riverside is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Riverside’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.09 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small borough, Riverside doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.