The unemployment rate in Richmond Metro Area is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 3.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Richmond metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Richmond metro area remained very strongly Democratic, 57.5% to 40.7%. More Voting Stats
Richmond Metro Area's population is 1,303,212 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Richmond Metro Area is Real Estate: $329,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.8%.
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