Riverside, Columbus, OH

Riverside Neighborhood Guide Columbus, OH

About

Riverside is a scenic and peace-filled neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, situated along the picturesque Olentangy River. It is directly accessible via State Route 315, offering residents easy and fast commutes to other parts of the city. This residential area is known for its lush parks, including the popular Antrim Lake and Olentangy Trail, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Additionally, it is conveniently proximate to the Ohio State University, making it popular among students and faculty.

What You Will Love about Riverside, Columbus, Ohio

  • The tranquil and scenic river views along the Olentangy Trail.
  • Proximity to Ohio State University, giving it a youthful and energetic vibe.
  • Easy and fast commutes to downtown Columbus and other parts of the city via State Route 315.

What’s Nearby

Riverside is conveniently close to downtown Columbus, only an approximately 15-minute drive away. The neighborhood is near the Ohio State University, and Antrim Park is a popular nearby attraction enriched with picturesque views and recreational facilities.

The Rental Market

Riverside presents a stable rental market with the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment being around $1,113. The minimum average price is $1,089, while the maximum average price is $1,291, indicating a reasonably affordable rental market with some degree of variation in pricing.

Rental Price Stability

The rental rates in Riverside have shown relative stability over the last year. The standard deviation of the average price being $53.41 signifies the rentals have mostly stayed within a certain range.

Lifestyle

Riverside offers a casual and laid-back lifestyle, characterized by scenic walks along the Olentangy Trail and recreational activities at Antrim Lake. The neighborhood also enjoys an energetic and youthful vibe due to its proximity to Ohio State University, making it popular among students and young professionals.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 132 restaurants, 23 grocery stores, and 17 parks within a mile of the Riverside neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    India Grocers

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    5839 Sawmill Rd

  • GROCERY
    Euro Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    5833 Sawmill Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Sam's Club

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    0.7 miles

    5870 Sawmill Rd

  • GROCERY
    Meijer

    Retail, Big Box Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    6175 Sawmill Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.8 miles

    6000 Sawmill Rd

  • GROCERY
    Bhavani Cash & Carry

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2855 Festival Ln

Riverside Apartments and Rentals

50 Rental properties in Riverside, Columbus, OH.

  • Bridge Park property

    $1,200+

    Bridge Park

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    439–1720 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Arbors Of Dublin property

    $1,108+

    Arbors Of Dublin

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    598–1264 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Furnished Studio - Columbus - Dublin property

    $2,309

    Furnished Studio - Columbus - Dublin

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Sawmill Park property

    Contact for Price

    Sawmill Park

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    752–884 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Turkey Run Village property

    $1,568

    Turkey Run Village

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    992 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • Orleans property

    $1,273+

    Orleans

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    625–1295 Sqft

    3 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
3.2%
12.3%
utilities
0.8%
2%
food
0.6%
3%
transportation
5.5%
10.6%
healthcare
6.8%
14.1%

Riverside Demographics

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Riverside Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 9 of 9 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 7 of 9 renters

Riverside Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

40/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

41/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

29/100
1 other stop

Buckeye Transportation

Other

5221 Locust Hill Ln

Source: foursquare.com

Riverside Schools

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