Richmond Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

1,271,330

39% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$59,677

Avg. Home Price

$219,800

United States / Virginia / Richmond Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Richmond Metro Area, 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


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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Country: United States
State: Virginia
County:
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Richmond, Tuckahoe, 52 total
Zip Codes: 23112, 23223, 23234, 23225, 23803, 23111, 23224, 23231, 23228, 23060, 92 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond Metro Area is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.56%. Learn More...
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. Learn More... or Compare Richmond Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Richmond Metro Area's population is 1,271,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.99%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Richmond Metro Area is $219,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.38%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN RICHMOND METRO AREA, VIRGINIA
23112, 23223, 23234, 23225, 23803, 23111, 23224, 23231, 23228, 23060, 92 total
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