The municipality of Riverview, Florida is situated in the Tampa - St. Petersburg metropolitan area.
The noise levels in Riverview are reasonably low, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near State Highway 93A or the railway line. It is rather challenging to reach public green spaces in the municipality since they aren't well-located. Despite that, there are around 20 parks close by for residents to explore.
Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in Riverview and one third are occupied by renters. In this part of the Tampa - St. Petersburg metropolitan area, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and mobile homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this municipality has occurred since the year 2000. This municipality also has a variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
High schools and primary schools are not very numerous in Riverview, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, a portion of property owners in Riverview may have the option to do their grocery shopping on foot in one of approximately 20 stores, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. Residents of Riverview can enjoy over 100 restaurants as well.
The car is usually the best transportation option in Riverview. It is very convenient to park. However, commuting by transit can be very difficult in Riverview due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the municipality is connected by a few bus lines. It is challenging for people traveling on foot to navigate this part of the Tampa - St. Petersburg metropolitan area since many daily needs are inconvenient to carry out by walking.