Riverside is a densely populated part of Tempe bordered by Gililland and Mitchell Park. If you need to expand your search beyond Riverside, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Gililland and Mitchell Park.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Riverside residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Tempe, such as Gililland. With an average expenditure of $34.7K/year per household, Riverside locals spend less than people living in Gililland, where reported household spending amounts to $43.9K/year.
The neighborhoods of Riverside and Gililland are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Riverside, the percentage of households with children is 20% and the average household size is 1.95 people per household, and in Gililland 24% of households have children and there are 2.37 people per household on average.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Have you checked out our apartment ratings and reviews for apartments in Riverside? Discover Riverside's W University Dr., where it's simple to satisfy your hunger pains. With a range of restaurants and broad spectrum of things to do, it's easy to pass the time on one of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in Riverside with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a new ethnic food or go gastronomical adventuring in Riverside with nearly a dozen different restaurants in the area.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Riverside.
Schools and School Districts
The right school for your family can be hard to find, so for those looking to relocate to the neighborhood, consider schools in the Tempe School District or the Tempe Union High School District. Schools near the apartments in Riverside are Tempe High School, Gililland Middle School and Scales Technology Academy. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
A middle school in the Tempe School District, Gililland Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
The Tempe Union High School District provides eight high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than Tempe School District. Tempe Union High School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Tempe School District.