What you need to know about Richmond, VA

Richmond is located in Richmond city, Virginia. The population is 42% White, 47% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 6% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $41,331 and the median home value is $195,000. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Richmond, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Richmond has a Walk Score ® of 49.
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Top employers in Richmond, VA, include both public and private companies.
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Neighborhoods in Richmond include a mix of new and historic homes, apartments and condominiums, and more.

Population

211,063
Up by 4.78%
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Richmond, VA Don't-Miss Attraction: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Richmond's Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is home to more than a dozen themed gardens filled with various flowers, plants, fountains and more.

Housing

Homes Owned 42.72%
42.72% Complete
Homes Rented 57.28%
57.28% Complete

Real Estate

In Richmond, Virginia


Ready to move to Richmond? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Richmond.

Median Home Price

$195,000
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Richmond, Virginia


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Richmond rates.

Median Household Income

$41,331
Lower than the national average

Business

In Richmond, Virginia


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Richmond.
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Top Employers in Richmond, VA
Top employers in Richmond, VA, include both public and private companies.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old
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Richmond, VA Neighborhoods Guide
Neighborhoods in Richmond include a mix of new and historic homes, apartments and condominiums, and more.

Health

In Richmond, Virginia


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Richmond.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 35%
35% Complete
Graduated High School 82%
82% Complete

Richmond, VA's Livability Rankings

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