Richmond, Virginia 

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Population

232,226

+9.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$41,331

Median Home Price

$282,800

Median Age

33.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.0 / 6.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Richmond, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Richmond, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Virginia
County: Richmond city County
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Richmond
Zip Codes: 23223, 23225, 23224, 23220, 23227, 23222, 23226, 23221, 23230, 23219, 11 total
Cost of Living: -4.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level
Richmond, VA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond's cost of living is 4.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Richmond's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Richmond, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Richmond city county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 82.9% to 14.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Richmond's population is 232,226 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Richmond is Real Estate: $282,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Richmond

It's a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is up 15.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Richmond is $282,800.
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Reviews for Richmond   109 Reviews
Great for young families - 3/10/2022
Lived here for a year and it’s not perfect but it’s constantly improving now (areas redevloped, more businesses, job growth). Cost of living is great compared to... Read More

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RVA is the place to be - 10/25/2021
We love Richmond so much that when we talk about where we'd like to live if we could live anywhere in the US, we always come back to RVA. We live in the city proper... Read More

It's cool for what it is - 8/3/2021
I'm an out-of-towner but am coming up on 1 year in Richmond. I would summarize it this way: the best thing and the worst thing about Richmond is its location. I'll... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
23223, 23225, 23224, 23220, 23227, 23222, 23226, 23221, 23230, 23219, 11 total

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