The map shows where residents in Riverside and surrounding areas believe are the best places to live. Areas such as North Riverside, IL and Lyons, IL are also shown. Top areas are in purple and green, with less-desired areas in red.

Riverside, IL map of the best places to live by home value

Desireability Index

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The most desired areas tend to be in the southwest parts of the city, while more affordable homes are in the northwest regions.

Median house prices in Riverside, IL are $564,826, meaning Riverside homes are much more expensive than the US median of $376,286. We analyzed a significant sample of cities with similar populations like Palm Beach, FL and Elmendorf, TX, and found homes in Riverside cost about the same.

Compared to Illinois, Riverside home prices are much more expensive than the state's average of $311,566. These are the best neighborhoods as judged by the market: the places people most want to live. While these areas tend to have lower crime rates and higher quality of life, it is primarily a map of the best areas by median home value in Riverside, IL.

In regards to housing disparity, the quality of neighborhood within Riverside varies somewhat.

Data Sources: U.S. Census, proprietary data mapping and analysis


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