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Living in Riverdale New York

Riverdale is the 150th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 43,830 residents.

Riverdale has excellent public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

Nearby neighborhoods: Kingsbridge, Marble Hill, Van Cortlandt Park, Inwood, Bedford Park, Fordham Manor and University Heights.

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Walk Score of Riverdale, New York, NY

Riverdale is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of BROADWAY - W 246 ST in Riverdale, New York

BROADWAY - W 246 ST

Photo of BROADWAY - MOSHOLU AV in Riverdale, New York

BROADWAY - MOSHOLU AV

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Riverdale New York.

Riverdale is the 150th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 80.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Riverdale New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Independence Ave in the Riverdale area
$2,495
1 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for 2698 Johnson Avenue in the Riverdale area
$2,050
1 bed
Walk Score 69
Rental info for Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, NY, US in the Riverdale area
$2,750
Rental info for 521 West 246th Street in the Riverdale area
$1,732
Studio
Walk Score 69
Rental info for 2700 Henry Hudson Parkway in the Riverdale area
$6,000
4 bed
Walk Score 81
Rental info for 3001 Henry Hudson Parkway in the Riverdale area
$2,000
1 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Irwin Ave in the Riverdale area
$1,350
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for 2123 Netherland Avenue in the Riverdale area
$1,850
1 bed
Walk Score 81

Riverdale Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Riverdale to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

148 Pelham Gardens 80 75 64 14,859
149 Middle Village 80 69 52 29,125
150 Riverdale 80 72 43 43,830
151 Woodlawn Heights 79 73 58 7,406
152 West Brighton 79 61 49 23,986

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 173 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Riverdale.

People in Riverdale can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for BROADWAY - W 246 ST#vancordtlandtpark Not only is this a bus stop, it's also home to a park where people host birthday parties, local events and BBQ. It could get a little noisy on the weekends.

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on BROADWAY - W 246 ST

Transit Score of Riverdale, New York, NY

Riverdale has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Riverdale New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Riverdale has excellent public transportation and about 9 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Riverdale on public transit.

icon for car shares in Riverdale

Riverdale has about 5 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Riverdale, New York, NY

Riverdale is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of US Post Office, Bronx, NY in Riverdale, New York

US Post Office, Bronx, NY

Photo of PS 24 Spuyten Duyvil School in Riverdale, New York

PS 24 Spuyten Duyvil School

Photo of Magnum Comics & Cards in Riverdale, New York

Magnum Comics & Cards

Photo of Capital One in Riverdale, New York

Capital One

Photo of Seton Park in Riverdale, New York

Seton Park

Photo of Nails On Riverdale in Riverdale, New York

Nails On Riverdale

thumbnail for BROADWAY - MOSHOLU AV#vancortlandtpark If you don't feel like walking to the upper half of this park, you can catch the bx9 bus. If you decide to visit this park before work, there is also an express bus that takes you to midtown manhattan

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on BROADWAY - MOSHOLU AV

thumbnail for Van Cortlandt Motel#vancortlandtpark This is the only motel on the area. It appears to be clean and regularly used. The people at the front desk are nice.

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on Van Cortlandt Motel

Photo of Tierney Fine Foods Inc in Riverdale, New York

Tierney Fine Foods Inc

Photo of Menchie's Frozen Yogurt in Riverdale, New York

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

Photo of Kelly Ryans Restaurant in Riverdale, New York

Kelly Ryans Restaurant

thumbnail for Mother's Bake Shop#fieldston This Jewish Bakery is known for its black and white cookies and friendly service. They make fresh bread and pies everyday.

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on Mother's Bake Shop

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