River Real Estate Market Overview

Could River, Newport News, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about River. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near River s...uch as Magruder and Denbigh. When you’re ready, Trulia has 11 resale and new homes in River lined up for you, including open houses, and 7 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in River show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -1% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in River for May 10 to Aug 9 was $123,200 based on 7 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for River was $78, a decrease of -4% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in River for Jul 10 to Aug 10 was $962.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

River has very low crime relative to the rest of Newport News County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around River can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in River

There are 8 schools in River.

Elementary Schools

Hilton Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Riverside Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Carver Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Crittenden Middle School

Public, 6-8


Homer L. Hines Middle School

Public, 6-8


Trinity Lutheran School

Private, PK-8

High Schools

Warwick High School

Public, 9-12


Heritage High School

Public, 9-12


Get to know your neighbors in River by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in River commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
91% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

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