Riverside, Missouri is a small town with a population of slightly more than 3,000. The town's population, at an average age of just under 38, is younger than most cities in Missouri. The majority of Riverside residents rent, and 29% of residents are homeowners. With a relatively affordable average rent of $727 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Missouri. Each month, renters in Riverside will save around $122 compared to the state average.
Averaging about 19 minutes, the commute time for Riverside residents outperforms the state average of about 24 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Compared to the national average, Riverside has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (23%). Further, 16% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Riverside residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 12% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of the town's population works in sales, making it the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just over $55,000, Riverside workers earn around $10,000 less than the average Missouri resident. The town's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.