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Pros

-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area


The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.

Highlights


Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River See Local Real Estate
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City: Richmond
Zip Codes: 23223, 23225, ... 11 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Richmond


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Richmond is 4.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond jobs have Increased by 1.53 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond's cost of living is 2.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Richmond's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Richmond's population is 220,289 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.49 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Richmond is $156,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.75%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Richmond public schools spend $13,667 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Richmond. Learn more...

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Richmond Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Richmond Real Estate.
The median home price in Richmond is $156,100. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  4/25/2018
Born and raised here, getting the hell out!!

A woman just punched from behind a deaf and partially blind grocery store worker in Midlothian because she didn't respond to her asking where an item is. That pretty... (Read More)

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  10/6/2017
Wonderful City to live in

Richmond is a city with lots of trees and history. It has the amenities of a big city great restaurants, lots of microbreweries and music! If you enjoy hiking and... (Read More)

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  7/31/2017
Worst Place I've ever lived - hands down

Wow! I am so happy to see the reviews of other people and how consistent we all are!!! Richmond Virginia is the worst place I've ever lived. I've met more unhappy... (Read More)

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