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Overview
Population:204,214
Pop. Change:5%
State: Virginia
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
County: Richmond city County
City:Richmond
Zip Code:23223, 23234, ... 14 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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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


Interesting Facts about Richmond, Virginia

As of 2012, Richmond's population is 204,214 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.74 percent.

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The median home cost in Richmond is $125,500. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.34 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond's cost of living is 1.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Richmond public schools spend $5,781 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Richmond.

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The unemployment rate in Richmond is 8.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Richmond jobs have Decreased by 0.53 percent.


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Map Of Richmond

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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 28 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