Business and Economy in Richmond, VA
Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The economy in Richmond is led by the General Medical and Surgical Hospitals industry, which accounts for 5.7% of the jobs in the area. Other top employment sectors include Religious Organizations, Offices of Lawyers, and Corporate, Subsidiary and Regional Managing Offices.