In the Inland Empire of Southern California, you’ll find the remarkable city of Riverside. Riverside is in Riverside County and is the county seat, both named for their location beside the Santa Ana River. Riverside is the most populous city in the renowned Inland Empire and sits approximately sixty miles east of L.A. Part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, Riverside is the 59th most populous city in the nation and 12th most populous in the state. Home to around 303,900 residents, Riverside was founded in the 1870’s and is considered the birthplace of the California citrus industry.
Riverside is home to a number of points of interest including the University of California, Riverside, the Fox Performing Arts Center, California Museum of Photography, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, and the California Citrus State Historic Park. Riverside is also the home of the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, one of the original naval orange trees in the state. Composed of 81.1 square miles, Riverside is also home to the tourist attraction and city landmark known as Mount Rubidoux, as well as Box Springs Mountain, Tecolote Hill and Evans Hill. This beautiful city also boasts abundant natural beauty as it is surrounded by large and small mountains.
Riverside is a great place to buy a home only forty-seven miles from the gorgeous Pacific Ocean. Riverside is divided into multiple smaller neighborhoods, including Alessandro Heights, Arlington, Canyon Crest, Casa Blanca, Eastside, Hillside Hunter, La Sierra, Magnolia Center, Mission Grove, Orangecrest, Ramona, Sycamore Canyon Springs, Victoria and Wood Streets, among others. Riverside is served by the Riverside Unified School District and the Alvord Unified School District. A wonderful place for families, retirees and everyone in between, Riverside has diverse real estate options sure to please all prospective homebuyers regardless of personal tastes or budget. Single family homes in Riverside, California, rarely cost more than $5 million and have an average listing price of $456,900. Multi-family homes in Riverside top out around $2.3 million and have an average listing price around $505,800. Condos and townhomes for sale in Riverside, California, can cost as much as $2.2 million but have an average listing price nearer to $273,100. Within Riverside you can also find a limited number of mobile homes for sale with an average listing price of $90,600 and topping out around $282,500.
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