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Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Riverside is the county seat of the eponymous county and named for its location beside the Santa Ana River. It is the most populous city in the Inland Empire as well as Riverside County, and is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) east of Los Angeles. It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles area. Riverside is the 59th most populous city in the United States and 12th most populous city in California. As of the 2010 Census, Riverside had a population of 303,871. Riverside was founded in the early 1870s and is the birthplace of the California citrus industry as well as home of the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States. It is also home to the Riverside National Cemetery. The University of California, Riverside, is located in the northeastern part of the city. The university also hosts the Riverside Sports Complex. Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.

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Riverside is located in the Riverside County of the state of California and is a major educational hub in the area with schools, community colleges and state & private universities. Some of the major tourist attractions in Riverside are: Fox Performing Arts Centre, a theatre that screened the film Gone with the Wind for the first time in 1939; Riverside Metropolitan Museum Riverside Metropolitan Museum, a museum displaying the local history of the Riverside; the California Museum of Photography; The Riverside Metropolitan Museum; The California Citrus State Historic Park; The Original Naval Orange Tree; UCR Culver Centre for the Arts; Mount Rubidoux City Park, which serves as a beautiful vantage point to view the sunset.

 

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Facts and Stats for Riverside*

  • Pollution Statistics in Riverside

    Know the pollution level of Riverside before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Riverside: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Riverside for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Riverside.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.37 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.79 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.69 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.31 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 38.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.53 (Low)
    • Attacks 38.95 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.21 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.77 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.98 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.4 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Riverside - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.46 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.55 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 59.17 (High)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.37 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Riverside

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Riverside

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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