Richmond Metro Area, Virginia 

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Population

1,303,469

+7.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$59,677

Median Home Price

$283,200

Median Age

38.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.1 / 6.3

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Richmond Metro Area, Virginia

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.
State: Virginia
County:
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Richmond, Tuckahoe, 52 total
Zip Codes: 23112, 23223, 23234, 23225, 23224, 23111, 23831, 23231, 23060, 23832, 92 total
Cost of Living: -6.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level
Richmond, VA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
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 6.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Richmond Metro Area's Cost of Living

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 | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Richmond metro area remained very strongly Democratic, 57.5% to 40.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Richmond Metro Area's population is 1,303,469 people. Since 2020, 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: $283,200. 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 12.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Richmond is $283,200.
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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, 23111, 23831, 23231, 23060, 23832, 92 total

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