Richmond Metro Area

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The Richmond metro area is centered in Virginia and has 1,248,271 residents. It has high home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.
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Richmond Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Richmond 203,165
Tuckahoe 45,357
Mechanicsville 36,542
Petersburg 32,337
Short Pump 24,629
Hopewell 22,562
Chester 19,806
Meadowbrook 18,599
Colonial Heights 17,439
Highland Springs 16,609
Bon Air 16,253
Laurel 16,024
Glen Allen 15,021
East Highland Park 14,496
Brandermill 12,971
Lakeside 11,734
Manchester 11,142
Wyndham 9,384
Farmville 8,349
Woodlake 8,129
Montrose 7,841
Sandston 7,613
Ashland 7,255
Dumbarton 7,116
Ettrick 6,132
Bensley 5,874
Chamberlayne 5,662
Bellwood 5,008
Enon 3,343
West Point 3,272
Waverly 2,744
Matoaca 2,096
Louisa 2,031
Prince George 1,846
Gordonsville 1,793
Amelia Court House 1,581
Bowling Green 1,031
Wakefield 1,027
Goochland 888
Blue Ridge Shores 868
Central Garage 860
Jarratt 685
Mineral 534
Templeton 517
McKenney 409
Stony Creek 288
Sussex 278
King William 202
New Kent 158
Port Royal 157
Cumberland 146
Charles City 128
Hanover 81
King and Queen Court House 54

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Norfolk Metro Area 1,666,758
Washington, D.C. Metro Area 5,503,801
Baltimore Metro Area 2,697,421
Raleigh Metro Area 1,104,503
Dover Metro Area 159,936
Philadelphia Metro Area 5,938,918
Pittsburgh Metro Area 2,357,769
Charleston Metro Area 303,980
Trenton Metro Area 365,318
Charlotte Metro Area 1,729,955

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Norfolk Metro Area 1,666,758 71 mi.
Raleigh Metro Area 1,104,503 134 mi.
Nashville Metro Area 1,569,470 528 mi.
Washington, D.C. Metro Area 5,503,801 91 mi.
Jacksonville Metro Area 1,334,688 561 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
23112 48,066
23223 48,060
23234 42,643
23803 39,311
23225 38,055
23111 36,962
23224 34,644
23231 34,061
23060 33,885
23220 33,490
23832 33,307
23228 32,544
23229 32,484
23831 31,409
23059 31,258
23860 30,486
23235 30,391
23233 28,222
23116 27,706
22408 26,982
23222 26,403
23236 25,567
23834 25,436
23238 25,139
23227 24,484
23113 23,833
23139 22,578
23237 20,609
23805 19,807
23114 17,634
23294 17,206
23847 16,719
23901 16,610
22546 16,300
23838 15,948
23005 14,973
23226 14,629
23221 13,871
23093 13,117
23150 12,102
23836 11,235
23002 11,145
23075 10,548
23875 10,067
23936 9,866
23117 9,812
23824 8,186
22942 7,984
23024 7,761
23842 7,225
23192 6,807
22560 6,382
23141 6,220
23009 5,957
23120 5,554
23801 5,552
23063 5,551
23230 5,534
22974 5,393
23181 5,390
23140 5,218
23030 5,088
23089 4,917
22580 4,798
23040 4,537
23890 4,365
23160 4,274
23103 4,155
23837 4,088
23841 4,005
22947 4,002
23069 3,447
23015 3,445
23102 3,436
22427 3,397
23219 3,371
23124 3,028
23867 2,971
23146 2,968
23885 2,726
23149 2,684
23086 2,637
23173 2,521
22514 2,423
23882 2,412
23833 2,249
23888 2,235
23148 2,224
23806 2,152
23881 2,084
23872 1,962
23966 1,904
23047 1,846
23156 1,846
23065 1,749
23891 1,698
23106 1,563
23084 1,530
23123 1,426
23011 1,405

School Districts

Name
Henrico County Public Schools
Chesterfield County Public Schools
Richmond City Public Schools
Hanover County Public Schools
Petersburg City Public Schools
Prince George County Public Schools
Hopewell City Public Schools
Dinwiddie County Public Schools
Powhatan County Public Schools
Louisa County Public Schools
Caroline County Public Schools
Colonial Heights City Public Schools
Goochland County Public Schools
New Kent County Public Schools
King William County Public Schools
Sussex County Public Schools
Cumberland County Public Schools
West Point Public Schools
Amelia County Public Schools
King And Queen County Public Schools
Charles City County Public Schools

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
1.66 Thomas Dale High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 James River High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Cosby High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Varina High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.66 Godwin High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.66 Deep Run High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.66 Hermitage High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.00 Manchester High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Matoaca High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Lloyd C. Bird High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Henrico High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.00 Highland Springs High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.33 Meadowbrook High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Clover Hill High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Freeman High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.00 Lee Davis High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Atlee High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Patrick Henry High School Public 9-12 High
Collegiate School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Tucker High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Midlothian High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Louisa County High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Powhatan High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Monacan High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.00 Manchester Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Bailey Bridge Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Prince George High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Robious Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Hanover High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Chickahominy Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Caroline High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Falling Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Midlothian Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Huguenot High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Elizabeth Davis Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Tomahawk Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Stonewall Jackson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Dinwiddie High School Public 10-12 High
1.33 Carver Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Hopewell High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Matoaca Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Liberty Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Armstrong High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Louisa County Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Rolfe Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Moody Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Tuckahoe Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 J.E.J. Moore Middle School Public 6-7 Middle
2.66 George Wythe High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Evergreen Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 J.B. Watkins Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.66 Byrd Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Brookland Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 N.B. Clements Junior High School Public 8-9 Middle, High
Fredericksburg Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Swift Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 John Marshall High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Colonial Heights High School Public 9-12 High
St. Christopher's School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 New Kent High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Caroline Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 L. Douglas Wilder Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Elko Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Hungary Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Pocahontas Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
St. Catherine's School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Elizabeth Scott Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Carter G. Woodson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Lewis & Clark Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Providence Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Salem Church Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Petersburg High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Oak Knoll Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Clover Hill Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.33 Thomas Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Fairfield Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 J.G. Hening Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Swift Creek Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 O.B. Gates Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Spring Run Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Bettie Weaver Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Winterpock Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Woolridge Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Short Pump Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 J.A. Chalkley Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Laurel Meadow Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Shady Grove Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Ecoff Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Goochland High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Blackwell Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Grange Hall Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Holman Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Jacobs Road Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.00 Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 North Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Thelma Crenshaw Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.33 Lucille M. Brown Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Dinwiddie Middle School Public 8-9 Middle, High
1.00 Cumberland Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Cool Spring Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary

Colleges

Name
Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Virginia
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
John Tyler Community College
College of Southern Maryland
Germanna Community College
College of William & Mary
Southside Virginia Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Virginia State University
Christopher Newport University
University of Mary Washington
Longwood University
Rappahannock Community College
University of Richmond
Richard Bland College of the College of William & Mary
Halifax Community College
Paul D Camp Community College
Virginia Union University
Randolph-Macon College
Hampden-Sydney College
Bryant & Stratton College - Richmond
University of Phoenix - Richmond
ITT Technical Institute - Richmond
Fortis College - Richmond
Everest College - Newport News
Centura College - Newport News
Centura College - Richmond Main
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond School of Health & Technology
Career Training Solutions
Centura College - Richmond Westend
Empire Beauty School - Midlothian
Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools
Empire Beauty School - Richmond
Saint Paul's College - Virginia
Henrico County - St. Mary's Hospital School of Practical Nursing
Virginia School of Massage
Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
White 60.31% 64.16% 57.52% 63.88% 74.37% 48.99% 66.08%
African American 29.53% 12.21% 30.61% 19.95% 15.23% 25.47% 21.37%
Hispanic 4.79% 16.05% 5.21% 9.79% 6.37% 13.46% 6.72%
Asian 3.03% 4.67% 3.51% 4.26% 2.27% 9.11% 3.35%
Other 2.29% 2.87% 3.12% 2.07% 1.71% 2.93% 2.44%

Gender

Gender Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Male 48.4% 49.2% 49.0% 48.9% 48.9% 48.7% 48.7%
Female 51.6% 50.8% 51.0% 51.1% 51.1% 51.3% 51.3%

Education Levels

Education Levels Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 14% 15% 11% 10% 14% 10% 12%
High school diploma or equivalent 28% 29% 27% 20% 29% 19% 29%
Some college or associate degree 27% 29% 34% 28% 27% 23% 32%
Bachelor's degree 20% 18% 18% 28% 20% 25% 18%
Master's degree or higher 11% 10% 11% 14% 10% 22% 9%

Age

Age Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
9 years and under 13% 13% 13% 15% 14% 13% 13%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 12% 9% 10% 9% 10%
25 to 34 years 13% 13% 14% 15% 15% 15% 13%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 13% 16% 15% 15% 14%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 15% 14% 15% 15% 15%
55 to 64 years 12% 12% 11% 10% 11% 11% 12%
65 and over 12% 13% 11% 9% 11% 10% 12%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Rent 31.1% 33.9% 35.6% 31.8% 32.3% 34.4% 31.8%
Own 68.8% 66.1% 64.4% 68.2% 67.7% 65.6% 68.2%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Rape 18.3 29.2 20.5 22.1 50.1 37.3 40.6
Murder 20.2 5.6 7.9 3.0 10.0 13.9 11.1
Robbery 304.6 150.7 120.0 123.6 277.7 589.1 163.1
Assault 305.6 280.9 182.9 188.7 878.3 537.5 402.5

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Richmond Metro Area United States Norfolk Metro Area Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Burglary 976.9 718.3 583.9 606.5 923.8 556.5 907.9
Larceny 2,953.8 2,276.2 2,560.4 2,009.9 3,041.6 3,510.2 3,021.8
Motor vehicle theft 450.0 275.5 164.9 177.0 230.5 561.3 195.0

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