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Dayton, Ohio is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio. The city is situated within the Miami Valley region, just north of the Cincinnati metro area. The city offers a number of distinct neighborhoods and communities; among them is Riverdale, in zip code 45405.
The Riverdale neighborhood is just north of Downtown Dayton, and is bordered by Northwood Avenue on the north, Ridge Avenue to the south, Riverside Drive to its east and North Main Street on the west. The neighborhood is adjacent to the Triangle area.
This neighborhood is comprised of 520 households who have a median household income of $24,204. With its close-in location, residents here have easy access to the city’s arts and culture; the Dayton region ranked within the top 10 percent in the nation – out of 373 metropolitan areas – in artistic and cultural events.
The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in downtown Dayton, for instance, is a world-class performing arts center and home to the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Opera, and the Dayton Ballet. The center also hosts concerts, lectures and Broadway shows, and is a popular event facility. The historic Victoria Theatre also hosts performances of all kinds and a classic film series. The Loft Theatre is the home of the Human Race Theatre Company.
Riverdale residents fond of dance – and their budding ballerinas – are also close to the Dayton Ballet, one of the oldest professional dance companies in the US. The Company runs the Dayton Ballet School, the oldest dance school in Dayton and one of the oldest in the country. It is the only ballet school in the Miami Valley associated with a professional dance company.
There are also a large number of opportunities to pursue higher education around Riverdale, including Antioch College, Central State University, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton.
Employers within driving distance to Riverdale include Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Premier Health Partners, Kettering Health Network, Miami University, Wright State University, LexisNexis and Honda Manufacturing of America.
Hungry Riverdale residents have a variety of pizza chains woven into popular Dayton culture, including Cassano’s and Marion’s Piazza. Other popular restaurants in Riverdale include Grub Steak on North Main Street, said to have the best steak in Dayton; Chicken & More, also on North Main Street; and The Round Up.