Located in Missouri, United States, the city of Riverside is situated in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Riverside is relatively calm, as there are very few pedestrians. It is occasionally difficult to access green spaces since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of the dwellings in Riverside, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. About 45% of properties in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Kansas City metropolitan area also has a good variety of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 55% of the properties in the city while owners occupy the remainder.
Getting to the closest grocery store by walking is an option for some, but not all, property owners in Riverside. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. Regarding education, high schools are not especially plentiful in Riverside, and for this reason not always within walking distance, and there are no primary schools.
A car is a great transportation option in this part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as US Highway 71, from anywhere in Riverside. On the other hand, the public transit system in this city is not very accessible. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the city. Riverside is not very well-suited for traveling on foot since running daily errands is impractical.