City of Richmond, VA
Richmond is located in Richmond County in Virginia. The median income is $39,445 and the median home value is $198,500. The unemployment rate is 12.33% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 21.7 minutes to work each day. The population is 43% White, 50% Black, 2% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Richmond, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Richmond has a Walk Score® of 49.
Median Household Income$39,445
Median Home Price$198,500
Located in Church Hill, Richmond's oldest neighborhood, The Roosevelt serves southern-inspired dishes such as fried chicken sliders, catfish and braised collard greens. The restaurant opened in July 2011, and has since won several awards including Style Weekly magazine's 2012 Restaurant of the Year and Richmond Magazine's Best New Restaurant in the Region.
Comprising more than 50 acres, Richmond's Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden features over a dozen themed gardens that include a wide variety of flowers, including more than 1,800 roses in the Rose Garden, as well as additional plants and fountains. Spanning 11,000 square feet, the property's Conservatory is known as the “Jewel of the Garden” and houses exotic plants in both permanent collections and rotating displays. The structure includes a 63-foot tall dome, a semi-tropical wing with a collection of orchids, and more.
Richmond's dining scene is thriving and varied with plenty of options for nearly every palate. The city serves up fine dining establishments, casual eateries and a selection of Asian restaurants. Fine Dining
SchoolsIn Richmond, Virginia
The quality of a school district if 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.
BusinessIn 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.
HealthIn Richmond, Virginia
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Richmond.