Richmond, Virginia 

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Population

220,289

8% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$41,331

Avg. Home Price

$207,400

Best Places to Live in Richmond, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Richmond city County
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Richmond
Zip Codes: 23223, 23225, 23224, 23220, 23222, 23227, 23221, 23226, 23230, 23219, 11 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond jobs have increased by 1.53%. 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%. 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 $207,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.44%. 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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Housing Market in Richmond

It's a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is up 13.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Richmond Real Estate.

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Reviews for Richmond   104 Reviews
Richmond - 6/5/2018
I have lived all over the country and Richmond is definitely one of the nicer places. There are political differences, cultural differences, ethnic differences, etc. but... Read More

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Born and raised here, getting the hell out!! - 4/25/2018
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

Wonderful City to live in - 10/6/2017
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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ZIP CODES IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
23223, 23225, 23224, 23220, 23222, 23227, 23221, 23226, 23230, 23219, 11 total
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