Review of Richmond, Virginia

Star Rating - 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 the people are tolerant, respectful and accepting.
Elizabeth | Richmond, VA
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My views on Richmond are conflicting. It can be a clickish place. It can also be racist. There are pockets and areas of BAD crime. Then there are areas rhat are... ok, within the city linits. However, the farther out you go into the suburbs the better. Some suburbs are better than others for a black person, such as myself. I know at least 2 black people peraonally who chose to exercise their right to live were they wanted--and they were harassed or constantly bothered by their...non-brown neighbors. However I have made a few great friends at my job and the friendship has stuck for these last 6 years of my living in Richmond. But 2 of them arw also ready to leave Richmond. Richmond does have a good amount of free things to do, especially in the summer for the kids. This is something that is very important for me. Some of the schools in some of the surrounding counties are not as good as they used to be, some are. I have made no friends outside of work since I have lived here. I like Richmond. At the same time, I dont.
Celestine | Meadowbrook, VA | Report Abuse

Hello, may I ask what neighborhood/section of Richmond you live in? I have seen other comments saying it is NOT a safe city . . . would you consider it safe to walk around in, say, as a single 23-year old white woman, after dark ?
Nancy | Hopewell Junction, NY | Report Abuse
- 3/5/2019
its fun but kinda scary
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- 4/25/2018
Born and raised here, getting the hell out!!
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Travis | Bon Air, VA | 1 Reply

- 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 gre...
KK | Glen Allen, VA | 1 Reply

- 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!!! R...
Stephen | Bon Air, VA | 1 Reply

- 4/24/2017
White Trash Capitol
The local people in Richmond are a special breed. Rude, arrogant, antagonistic, entitled, ...
Emma | Richmond, VA | 2 Replies

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