Richmond Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

1,270,158

+7.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$59,677

Median Home Price

$219,500

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

Local Listings in Richmond, VA
 $243,500 
700 E Brookland Park Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1694 SqFt
 $243,500 
700 E Brookland Park Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1694 SqFt
 $230,000 
1818 National St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1882 SqFt
 $189,950 
6236 Bliley Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1114 SqFt

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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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond Metro Area is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.80%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond Metro Area's cost of living is 5.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Richmond Metro Area's Cost of Living

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 7.07%. 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 $219,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.38%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Richmond Metro 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Richmond

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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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NEW LISTINGS IN RICHMOND VA
$243,500
700 E Brookland Park Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$230,000
1818 National St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$189,950
6236 Bliley Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$209,950
5604 Southern Pine Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$187,500
710 Crieff Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$219,950
605 W 19th St
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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