River Ridge

East Jefferson
  • River Ridge, LA 70123

You'll Wonder Why You Didn't
Move Here Sooner

Although there's a lot to love about living in the heart of the Big Easy, you might not always want to be in the middle of it all. River Ridge is one of the area's best suburbs, but don't worry—you won't have to give up any city conveniences when you call this neighborhood home. Just imagine the tree-lined streets, river views, and stately homes—it's like a dream come true!

We have all the details you need on this vibrant residential neighborhood, and we hope you'll love it as much as we do!

Thinking about making a move to this one-of-a-kind neighborhood? Let's explore!

The Best Deals in River Ridge

Attention River Ridge Homeowners!

Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in River Ridge. If you are even considering selling your home, we'd love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today's competitive market!

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Highlights of River Ridge

Top-Notch Schools

Schools are a top priorities for home-buyers, and a good district can boost home prices. Luckily, River Ridge is served by the highly rated Jefferson Parish School System. JPPSS is the largest district in the state, and students here are highly proficient in math and reading and score well in college-preparedness tests.

Perfect Location

River Ridge is a happy medium between city convenience and suburban charm. In fact, it's an ideal spot for those looking to be close to the heart of New Orleans. Uptown is just 20 minutes away, and you're a mere 10 minutes away from MSY Airport. Want to enjoy the Mississippi River, too? River Ridge is situated right on the banks!

River Ridge at a Glance

Getting Around

Laketown: 18 mins
New Orleans: 23 mins
NOLA Int'l Airport: 15 mins


Total Homes: 600+
Median Home Value: $235,000
Median Household Income: $69,929

Explore the Best of River Ridge 

Shopping & Dining

Although River Ridge is primarily a residential community, there's still tons to check out! For your everyday needs, Upstream Shopping Center has you covered. If you'd like to support a local business, River Ridge Coins and Collectibles is filled with one-of-a-kind antiques that are filled with history. When you're feeling hungry, come eat like a local! Residents love Bud's Broiler and Rotolo's Pizza.


When you live this close to the Mississippi River, there's a whole lot to enjoy! River Ridge is situated near the Mississippi River Trail, a 3,000 mile trail that covers 10 states. The section that runs through the area connects all of the neighboring suburbs, and it's the perfect place to take a stroll and watch the sunset over the river. We also enjoy exploring La Salle and Zeringue Park—both have some great trails!

Local Transit

River Ridge is conveniently located near US-61, I-90, and I-10, which all run straight into New Orleans' city center. However, there's also an extensive state highway network right near River Ridge that makes getting around a breeze. Nearby highways include LA-3154, LA-3152, LA-3139, and many more. The area is also served by Jefferson Transit, which operates on weekdays, weekends, and some holidays.

Ready to Find Your Home in River Ridge?

It doesn't matter if it's your first house or your fifth—New Orleans has a competitive real estate market, and we've got the edge you need to find the home of your dreams. The Nugent Freeland Family Team has decades of combined real estate experience, and we're here to help you navigate the home-buying process. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions—we can't wait to be your River Ridge experts!

Discover East Jefferson

While it's close to all the fun in New Orleans, East Jefferson has enough attractions of its own. Did you know it's home to two of the largest shopping malls in New Orleans?

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3500 Causeway Blvd Suite 350
Metairie, LA 70002