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-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy


-Growth and sprawl
-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.

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  • Location: East-central Virginia along the James River
  • Country: United States
  • State: Virginia
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  • Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area

Quick Facts About Richmond

    The unemployment rate in Richmond Metro Area is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.56 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond Metro Area's cost of living is 4.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Richmond Metro Area's population is 1,271,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.99 percent.
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Richmond Metro Area is $197,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.86%.
    Richmond Metro Area public schools spend $10,716 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Richmond Metro Area.

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