Richmond Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

1,270,158

+7.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$59,677

Median Home Price

$201,183

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Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Richmond metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Richmond, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Richmond, Tuckahoe, 52 total
Zip Codes: 23112, 23223, 23234, 23225, 23224, 23803, 23231, 23111, 23060, 23831, 92 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond Metro Area is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond Metro Area's cost of living is 6.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Richmond Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Richmond metro area voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Richmond Metro Area's population is 1,270,158 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Richmond Metro Area is Real Estate: $201,183. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Richmond

It's a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Richmond is $201,183.

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MAPS OF RICHMOND METRO AREA, VIRGINIA
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ZIP CODES IN RICHMOND METRO AREA, VIRGINIA
23112, 23223, 23234, 23225, 23224, 23803, 23231, 23111, 23060, 23831, 92 total

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