The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Riverside, CA For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Riverside neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Riverside.

Richest Neighborhoods In Riverside
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Riverside has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.19x the national median and household incomes are 3.02x the national median.

But where exactly in Riverside do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Alessandro Heights where the median income is a cool $166,143.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Riverside out of 28 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Riverside for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Alessandro Heights looks to be the richest Riverside neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,049,426. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Riverside. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Riverside reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Riverside and the worst neighborhoods in Riverside. Or, for living around Riverside, out the best Riverside suburbs and the worst Riverside suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Riverside For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Riverside by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Alessandro Heights, was named the richest neighborhood in Riverside.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be University.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Riverside ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Riverside For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Alessandro Heights $166,143
2 Hawarden Hills $148,704
3 Mission Grove $121,652
4 Orangecrest $108,689
5 Canyon Springs $94,038
6 Victoria $93,431
7 Canyon Crest $88,863
8 Grand $79,562
9 Wood Streets $76,018
10 La Sierra Hills $72,326
11 La Sierra South $71,682
12 Arlington South $71,106
13 Arlington Heights $69,934
14 Northside $62,907
15 Sycamore Canyon Park $59,818
16 Ramona $57,952
17 La Sierra $56,462
18 Presidential Park $56,316
19 Magnolia Center $54,135
20 Eastside $53,294
21 La Sierra Acres $53,180
22 Airport $52,192
23 Downtown $51,283
24 Arlanza $47,786
25 Casablanca $47,177
26 Arlington $46,568
27 Hunter Industrial Park $43,003
28 University $41,778

About Chris Kolmar

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