Riverview Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Riverview is a quiet suburb located about 12 miles southeast of Tampa. Situated along the Alafia River, the community has the appeal of a close-knit, family community. This atmosphere remains, even while residential development is providing modern homes and population growth. Riverview’s real estate options consist of condominiums, townhouses, modern and older homes, and land lots for custom building.
Big name attractions are close by, but far enough as to not upset Riverview’s serene lifestyle. Here, residents spend time enjoying the river by boating, swimming, fishing and canoeing. Residents – families that have lived in Riverview for generations and those who’ve recently realized the appeal of Riverview – are proud of the lifestyle offered by their community. The regular, year-round population of Riverview is about 42,000. Some estimates indicate that this number will grow by up to 60% by 2020. Riverview is a winter retreat for retirees, so the population increases substantially during the winter months. Retirees enjoy the quiet atmosphere and the convenient layout of the community.
Local schools are managed by the School District of Hillsborough; Riverview High School has a great reputation in the county for its strong academics and sports programs. Riverview has five elementary schools, one middle school and the Tampa Bay Academy, which offers K-12 curricula. The Riverview workforce is primarily employed in three economic sectors: retail trade; educational, health and social services; and professional services.
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