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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.


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Highlights


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

Quick Facts About Richmond


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond Metro Area's cost of living is 4.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    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.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Richmond Metro Area is $197,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.86%.
    SCHOOLS
    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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Richmond Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Richmond Real Estate.
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