Richmond

Overview for Richmond, VA

229,233 people live in Richmond, where the median age is 35.9 and the average individual income is $35,681.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

229,233

Total Population

35.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$35,681.84

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Richmond, VA

Richmond has 91,005 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Richmond do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 229,233 people call Richmond home. The population density is 3,825.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

229,233

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.9

Median Age

47.42 / 52.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
91,005

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$35,681.84

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Richmond, VA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Richmond. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
J.B. Fisher Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Southampton Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Trinity Episcopal School
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Martin Luther King Junior Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Overby-Sheppard Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Woodville Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
George W. Carver Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Linwood Holton Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Thomas Jefferson High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Good Shepherd Episcopal School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Richmond Preparatory Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Metropolitan Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
St Benedict School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Blackwell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Fairfield Court Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Swansboro Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ginter Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
John B. Cary Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Mary Munford Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Bellevue Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Miles Jones Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Franklin Military Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Richmond Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
St Bridget School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The New Community School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Orchard House School
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Elijah House Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Richmond Hospital Ep.
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Yvonne B. Miller High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Barack Obama Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Chimborazo Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Westover Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lucille M. Brown Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
All Saints Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Catherines School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Amelia Street Sp. Education
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Henry Marsh III Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
William Fox Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Richmond Career Education & Employment (Charter School)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Gertrude High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ephesus Junior Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Central Montessori School Of Virginia
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Virginia Treatment Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cardinal Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
J.L. Francis Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Oak Grove/Bellemeade Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Broad Rock Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
G.H. Reid Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Thomas C. Boushall Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available

Around Richmond, VA

There's plenty to do around Richmond, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

49
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
26
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including JC Desserts, Paix Coffee, and Southern Serenity.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.77 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.08 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.93 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.16 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
The U.S. News and World Report ranked Richmond at No. 50 in its annual list of the best cities to live. Richmond was ranked 6.7 out of 10, factoring in desirability, value, job market, quality of life and net migration. The City of Richmond is Virginia’s richly historic, diverse and inclusive capital city located in the center of the region, state and East Coast

Richmond is more than just the state capital and a hub for history, the city is also well-known for its long standing art culture, up and coming food scene, and breweries that top national lists. The creative culture is palpable here in Richmond and it extends throughout the many different and diverse neighborhoods.
Some of the popular city neighborhoods of Richmond are Church Hill, The Fan, The Museum District, Northside, Manchester, Downtown, Carytown,

VCU is located in the heart of the city of Richmond and has a medical college and Hospital System. Richmond’s nickname that it’s commonly referred to is RVA by it’s local residents. Ranked a top 100 research university, VCU is a place where discovery and creativity go hand in hand.

Richmond is in the top 10 of cities with the most tattooed bodies in America with the rank of #3 behind Las Vegas and Miami.

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