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Overview
Population:205,348
Pop. Change:4%
State: Virginia
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
County: Richmond city County
City:Richmond
Zip Code:23223, 23225, ... 11 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Richmond's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Richmond Metro Area

Profile: Capital-city complex  Location: East-central Virginia along the James River Elevation: 177 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Historic interestGrowth and sprawl
Attractive housingEntertainment
Strong economyAir service

Interesting Facts about Richmond, Virginia

As of 2014, Richmond's population is 205,348 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.83 percent.

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The median home cost in Richmond is $133,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond's cost of living is 4.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Richmond public schools spend $13,065 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Richmond.

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The unemployment rate in Richmond is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond jobs have Increased by 3.73 percent.


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Map Of Richmond

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Richmond's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes