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Population in 2013: 214,114 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.3%
 
Males: 101,700  (47.5%)
Females: 112,414  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  32.2 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 23173, 23219, 23220, 23221, 23224, 23226.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,185 (it was $31,121 in 2000)
Richmond:

$38,185
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,973 (it was $20,337 in 2000)

Richmond city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $173,000 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Richmond:

$173,000
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $272,456; Detached houses: $269,270; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,779; In 2-unit structures: $249,551; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $830,459; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $272,653; Mobile homes: $145,777

Median gross rent in 2012: $857.

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Richmond races chart
  • Black alone - 103,393 (49.2%)
  • White alone - 83,498 (39.7%)
  • Hispanic - 13,410 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5,708 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3,887 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 246 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 95 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 72 (0.03%)

Races in Richmond detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richmond: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (7.5%), German (6.8%), Irish (6.2%), United States (3.6%), Scottish (1.9%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1782

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 60.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,564 people per square mile   (average).

Richmond,VA real estate house value index trend

Richmond, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond city:

  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 28.9%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

15,243 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  7.2%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 793 registered sex offenders living in Richmond, Virginia as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richmond to the number of sex offenders is 265 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,975 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,952 (1.2%)

Richmond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (80.1 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (211.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Manchester, VA (1.2 miles ), East Highland Park, VA (2.1 miles ), Montrose, VA (2.2 miles ), Lakeside, VA (2.3 miles ), Dumbarton, VA (2.3 miles ), Bon Air, VA (2.5 miles ), Bensley, VA (2.5 miles ), Chamberlayne, VA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 134 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 1998: 126 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2000: 170 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 179 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2002: 161 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2003: 279 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2004: 319 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2005: 525 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 483 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2007: 356 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2008: 253 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2009: 139 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2010: 126 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2011: 92 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2012: 119 buildings, average cost: $141,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.54 N, Longitude: 77.46 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The River City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +69,196 (+32.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 56,866 (57.6%)

Area code: 804

Richmond household income distribution Richmond home values distribution

Crime rates in Richmond by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 72727793938476513137413642
per 100,000 36.935.837.846.547.343.038.826.615.518.219.917.420.2
Rapes 110117118981018076535335404438
per 100,000 56.358.357.949.051.441.038.827.626.517.219.421.318.3
Robberies 1,1171,4301,2891,1741,3431,196987973779850735676633
per 100,000 571.7712.0632.5587.1682.9612.5504.3507.3390.1418.2357.0327.1304.6
Assaults 1,0451,1271,1221,1091,1631,025902760725709690672635
per 100,000 534.9561.1550.5554.6591.4524.9460.9396.3363.1348.9335.1325.2305.6
Burglaries 2,8292,9432,9662,8162,7312,5292,2841,8571,7871,5551,7831,8862,030
per 100,000 1448.01465.31455.41408.21388.61295.11167.0968.3895.0765.1866.0912.6976.9
Thefts 8,8489,4559,926N/A7,9828,1686,3515,8165,3315,8225,9185,8336,138
per 100,000 4528.74707.74870.5N/A4058.64182.93245.13032.62669.92864.72874.42822.62953.8
Auto thefts 2,6893,0632,5042,7112,3762,2011,4571,2931,030972866928935
per 100,000 1376.31525.11228.71355.71208.11127.2744.5674.2515.8478.3420.6449.1450.0
Arson 16716619186948370495160435850
per 100,000 85.582.793.743.047.842.535.825.525.529.520.928.124.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 767.4832.6793.5N/A791.8734.2605.5534.1439.8439.0426.3415.6417.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Richmond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 940 (719 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.46
Virginia average:

2.27

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Richmond tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5,398 (-2.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Richmond, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Richmond city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Richmond center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riley County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richmond topographic map

Birthplace of: Aimee Mann - (born 1960), musician, Meghann Shaughnessy - Tennis player, Albert Ritchie - Politician, Creigh Deeds - Politician, Orlando Jordan - Professional wrestler, Kory Chavis - Professional wrestler, John W. Stevenson - 19th century state and federal politician, Warren Beatty - (born 1937), film director, Barry Hardy - Professional wrestler, Virgil Goode - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Richmond: Ernest H. Dervishian, George Levick, Iii Street, James Mifflin, John Hickman, Michael Fleming Folland, Powhatan Beaty, William Peterkin Upshur.

Main business address for: ETHYL CORP (INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS), PERFORMANCE FOOD GROUP CO (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & GENERAL LINE), CHESAPEAKE CORP /VA/ (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES), VERIZON VIRGINIA INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), MEDIA GENERAL INC (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING), CADMUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP/NEW (COMMERCIAL PRINTING), BRINKS CO (ARRANGEMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT & CARGO), UNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ (WHOLESALE-FARM PRODUCT RAW MATERIALS) and 15 other public companies.

Hospitals in Richmond:

  • ASERA CARE HOSPICE (8001 FRANKLIN FARMS DRIVE, SUITE 206)
  • BON SECOURS HOSPICE (8580 MAGELLAN PARKWAY - BUILDING IV)
  • CAPITOL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 700 WEST GRACE ST)
  • CJW MEDICAL CENTER ( JOHNSTON-WILLIS CAMPUS) (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1401 JOHNSTON WILLIS DRIVE)
  • HCA JOHNSTON-WILLIS HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1401 JOHNSTON-WILLIS DR)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE - RICHMOND (1504 SANTA ROSA ROAD, SUITE 114)
  • HOSPICE OF VIRGINIA (7231 FOREST AVENUE SUITE 100)
  • MED COLL OF VA HOSP CONT CARE PROGRAM (1300 E MARSHALL STREET)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF RICHMOND (2810 NORTH PARHAM ROAD SUITE 150)
  • RICHMOND EYE AND EAR HOSP (8700 STONY POINT PARKWAY SUITE 100)

Airports and heliports located in Richmond:

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Amtrak stations:

  • RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Richmond:

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Full-time enrollment: 26,647; Location: 910 W Franklin St; Public; Website: www.vcu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (FT enrollment: 8,271; Location: 1651 E Parham Road; Public; Website: www.reynolds.edu)
  • Virginia Union University (FT enrollment: 2,028; Location: 1500 N Lombardy St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vuu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Fortis College-Richmond (FT enrollment: 797; Location: 2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Richmond (FT enrollment: 599; Location: 300 Gateway Centre Pky; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Virginia College-Richmond (FT enrollment: 445; Location: 7200 Midlothian Turnpike; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu/campus/richmond-virginia-college.cfm)
  • Centura College-Richmond Main (FT enrollment: 279; Location: 7914 Midlothian Turnpike; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centura.edu)
  • Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (FT enrollment: 258; Location: 8550 Magellan Parkway Suite 1100; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bsmcon.edu)
  • Centura College-Richmond Westend (FT enrollment: 172; Location: 7001 W. Broad St.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • Union Presbyterian Seminary (FT enrollment: 168; Location: 3401 Brook Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.upsem.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Richmond (FT enrollment: 141; Location: 9049 West Broad St. #3; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Bon Secours St Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 8550 Magellan Pkwy Ste 700; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bonsecours.com/somi/index.asp)
  • Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics (FT enrollment: 3; Location: 8527 Mayland Dr Suite 108; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theinstituteofadvancedmedicalesthetics.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Richmond:

  • University of Richmond (about 6 miles; University of Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,745)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 14 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Virginia State University (about 22 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • College of William and Mary (about 46 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 53 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Longwood University (about 54 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 55 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)

Biggest public high schools in Richmond:

Biggest private high schools in Richmond:

  • COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 1,563; Location: 103 N MOORELAND RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER'S SCHOOL (Students: 960; Location: 711 ST CHRISTOPHERS RD; Grades: KG - 12; Boys only)
  • ST CATHERINES SCHOOL (Students: 862; Location: 6001 GROVE AVE; Grades: PK - 12; Girls only)
  • STEWARD SCHOOL (Students: 599; Location: 11600 GAYTON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 3850 PITTAWAY DR; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • ST GERTRUDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 3215 STUART AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 304 N SHEPPARD ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • GROVE AVENUE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 8701 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BANNER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 1501 S PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST BENEDICT SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 3100 GROVE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Richmond:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Richmond:

  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 6011 YORK RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST EDWARD -EPIPHANY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 10701 W HUGUENOT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 8250 WOODMAN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 9505 GAYTON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE RICHMOND MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 499 N PARHAM RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VERITAS CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 6627B JAHNKE RD; Grades: KG - 9)
  • WEBBER COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 7800 SALEM CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SABOT AT STONY POINT (Students: 172; Location: 3400 STONY POINT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 1301 ROBIN HOOD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 3418 NOBLE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Richmond, map of school districts: RICHMOND CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, HENRICO COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Richmond:

  • RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,226,959; Location: 101 EAST FRANKLIN STREET; 739,887 books; 24,692 audio materials; 17,902 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1,092 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Maymont Park Lewis-Ginter Botanical Gardens Monroe Park Forest Hill Park

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Notable locations in Richmond: Rocketts Landing (A), Pine Camp (B), Sixth Street Marketplace (C), City of Richmond SouthsideTransfer Station (D), Main Street Station (E), McGuire Circle (F), Broad Street Station (G), Soccer/Track Complex (H), Hull Street Station (I), Hermitage Business Park (J), The Diamond (K), Willow Oaks Country Club (L), Richmond Waterworks (M), Deepwater Terminal Port of Richmond (N), Parnell Air Industrial Park (O), Country Club of Virginia Westhampton Course (P), Richmond City Sheriff's Office (Q), Forest View Volunteer Rescue Squad Station 1 (R), Henrico County Courthouse (S), Hermitage Home for the Aged (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Main Street Station Shopping Center (1), Southside Plaza Shopping Center (2), Circle Shopping Center (3), Midlothian Mall Shopping Center (4), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (5), Patterson at Libbie Shopping Center (6), Stratford Hills Shopping Center (7), Branches Shopping Center (8), Chippenham Mall Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Richmond include: ETHYL CORP (A), CHESAPEAKE CORP /VA/ (B), VERIZON VIRGINIA INC (C), MEDIA GENERAL INC (D), UNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richmond include: Banton Street Pentecostal Holiness Church (A), Belmont United Methodist Church (B), Full Gospel Tabernacle Church (C), Manchester Baptist Church (D), Stockton Memorial Baptist Church (E), First African Baptist Church (F), Old Monumental Episcopal Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Saint Peters Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Maury Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Hebrew Cemetery (4), Oakwood Cemetery (5), Gravel Hill Cemetery (6), Shockoe Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Cherokee (A), Cherokee Lake (B), Boat Lake (C), Shields Lake (D), Swan Lake (E), Sheilds Lake (F), Youngs Pond (G), Westhampton Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Run (A), Shockoe Creek (B), Reedy Creek (C), Jordans Branch (D), Goode Creek (E), Gillie Creek (F), Cannon Branch (G), Broad Rock Creek (H), Powhite Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richmond include: Chimborazo Park (1), Pitt Basement Field (2), Battery Park (3), Byron Highland Park Plaza (4), Gimbles Hill Park (5), Maymont Park (6), Monroe Park (7), Capitol Square (8), Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Museum of Richmond (2626 West Broad Street) (1), Children's Museum of Richmond (2626 West Broad Street) (2), Edgar Allen Poe Museum (1914 East Main Street) (3), Corporate & Museum Frame (301 W. Broad St.) (4), Black History Museum & Cultural Center of VA Inc (3 East Clay Street) (5), Agecroft Hall (Museums; 4305 Sulgrave Rd) (6), Virginia Historical Society (Museums; 428 North Boulevard) (7), Children's Museum of Richmond-Museum Shop (2626 West Broad Street) (8), Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives Trust (1109 West Franklin Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Candlewood Suites (4301 Commerce Rd) (1), Embassy Suites - Richmond- VA (2925 Emerywood Pkwy) (2), Bensonhouse (2036 Monument Avenue) (3), Econo Lodge Richmond (7300 West Broad Street) (4), Apple REIT Companies (814 East Main Street) (5), Econo Lodge Richmond West (6523 Midlothian Turnpike) (6), Holiday Inn (301 West Franklin Street) (7), Extended Stay America (6811 Paragon Place) (8), Camelot Inn (6619 Midlothian Turnpike) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Richmond City - Information- Clerks Office- Clerk of Court Deborah K Daughtrey- Question- Co (1600 North 17th Street) (1), Virginia Commonwealth - Conservation & Recreation Dept- Natural Heritage (217 Governor Street) (2), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Creighton Court- Mainten (2101 Creighton Road) (3), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Creighton Court- Manage (2101 Creighton Road) (4), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Fairfield Court- Mainten (2105 North 25th Street) (5), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Fairfield Court- Manage (2506 Phaup Street) (6), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Gilpin Court- Mainten (102 West Charity Street) (7), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Gilpin Court- Manage (1000 Street John Street) (8), Richmond Redevelopment And Housing Authority - Developments- Mosby Court- Mainten (1543 Coalter Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Richmond city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.8. This is about average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.281. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.281
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.651. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00264. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00264
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond and their reported violations in the past:

BLB FAMILY HOUSING (Population served: 3,400, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION I-95 REST AREA (Population served: 1,400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEIBERT`S OILVILLE BP (Population served: 906, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
POPLAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WILLIAMSTOWN BP (Serves NJ, Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 110 regular monitoring violations
THE RUMBLE SEAT GRILL (Address: 12912 PLAZA DRIVE , Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
THE ROYAL VIRGINIAN GOLF COURSE (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HILLS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 105 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond that have no violations reported:

  • VDH&T I-85 REST AREA (Population served: 1,480, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUNDERS BRIDGE (Address: 5004 Monument Avenue, Suite 200 , Population served: 480, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MCDONALD`S (AT FLAT ROCK) (Population served: 365, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR CREST (Population served: 138, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COTTAGE ROW (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. CATHERINE SCHOOL ATHLETIC COMPLEX (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VCU RICE CENTER (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TILMANS FARM (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.3%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Richmond in 2010:

  • 8,207 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,476 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,312 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 591 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 454 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 313 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 265 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Richmond in 2000:

  • 5,670 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,670 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,618 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,365 people in nursing homes
  • 348 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 163 people in other group homes
  • 129 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 107 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 52 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 23 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 16 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

Richmond, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Richmond compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Richmond Coliseum. Capacity: 13,410.
  • Arthur Ashe Athletic Center. Capacity: 6,000.

Banks with most branches in Richmond (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 35 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 27 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 22 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union First Market Bank: 19 branches. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Franklin Federal Savings Bank: Brook Road Branch, Stony Point Branch, 7013 Three Chopt Road Branch, Bellevue Branch, Nine Mile Road Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,012.2 mil, Deposits: $633.9 mil, headquarters in Glen Allen, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • First Capital Bank: Staples Mill Branch, James Center Branch, Bon Air Branch, Three Chopt Branch, Chesterfield Town Center Branchq. Info updated 2010/03/04: Bank assets: $541.4 mil, Deposits: $441.7 mil, headquarters in Glen Allen, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Capital Bancorp, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: West Broad Branch, Hull & Courthouse Branch, Parham Branch, Lakeside Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Xenith Bank: Richmond Branch - Courier, Richmond Branch, at 901 E. Cary Street Suite 1700, Virginia Business Bank Breanch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $476.1 mil, Deposits: $375.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Bankcap Partners Fund I, L.P.
  • 18 other banks with 31 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Richmond, Virginia:

  • Berkeley Hotel, 1200 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23210 , Phone: (804) 780-1300
  • Embassy Suites Hotel, 2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294 , Phone: (804) 672-8585, Fax: (804) 672-3749
  • Sheraton Richmond West, 6624 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230 , Phone: (804) 285-2000, Fax: (804) 285-8418
  • Days Inn, 6910 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23225 , Phone: (804) 745-7100, Fax: (804) 276-6660
  • Linden Row Inn, 100 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219 , Phone: (804) 783-7000, Fax: (804) 643-2503
  • Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 S 12TH St, Richmond, VA 23219 , Phone: (804) 344-7000, Fax: (804) 344-7256
  • Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown, 555 E Canal St, Richmond, VA 23219 , Phone: (804) 788-0900, Fax: (804) 788-0791
  • Courtyard By Marriott Richmond West, 6400 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230 , Phone: (804) 282-1881, Fax: (804) 288-2934
  • 71 other hotels and motels
All 79 fire-safe hotels and motels in Richmond, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Richmond travel time to work - commute Richmond mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Richmond:

(Richmond, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Richmond city (based on Richmond city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.69%
Here: 46.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents54.8%16.9%9.4%5.9%4.7%
Congregations34.8%17.4%8.7%8.7%4.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%1.4%0.9%0.4%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%8.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
Richmond city:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Richmond city:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 73
Richmond city:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond city:

29.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 295$1,558,685$63,4045$10,767
Other Government Administration 129$631,850$58,7773$5,594
Judicial and Legal 224$993,969$53,24810$32,376
Police Protection - Officers 714$3,229,711$54,2810$0
Police - Other 149$558,218$44,95713$13,929
Firefighters 396$1,832,158$55,5200$0
Fire - Other 13$61,621$56,8813$2,631
Correction 414$1,475,986$42,78215$31,960
Streets and Highways 167$717,246$51,5391$1,076
Welfare 433$1,614,410$44,7413$3,410
Health 24$83,385$41,6930$0
Solid Waste Management 80$221,007$33,1510$0
Sewerage 167$646,523$46,4571$438
Parks and Recreation 185$618,164$40,09755$72,782
Housing and Community Development(Local) 275$1,074,041$46,86710$23,739
Natural Resources 14$52,550$45,0430$0
Water Supply 105$411,600$47,0400$0
Electric Power 27$102,921$45,7430$0
Gas Supply 363$1,383,730$45,7433$4,473
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 2,543$9,647,848$45,527849$879,790
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,075$3,639,176$40,623406$824,442
Local Libraries 68$238,630$42,11117$22,610
Other and Unallocable 299$1,048,513$42,08119$30,029
Totals for Government 8,159$31,841,942$46,8321,413$1,960,046

Richmond government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,735,000 ($50.14)
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $862,000 ($4.03)
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $20,714,000 ($96.74)
    Sewerage: $19,971,000 ($93.27)
    Gas Utilities: $19,132,000 ($89.35)
    Financial Administration: $9,619,000 ($44.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,803,000 ($31.77)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,963,000 ($27.85)
    General - Other: $4,182,000 ($19.53)
    Regular Highways: $3,297,000 ($15.40)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $304,675,000 ($1422.96)
    Gas Utilities: $218,926,000 ($1022.47)
    Police Protection: $69,274,000 ($323.54)
    Public Welfare - Other: $64,856,000 ($302.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $64,148,000 ($299.60)
    Health - Other: $56,546,000 ($264.09)
    General - Other: $53,596,000 ($250.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,735,000 ($176.24)
    Transit Utilities: $34,714,000 ($162.13)
    Correctional Institutions: $29,687,000 ($138.65)
    Sewerage: $24,959,000 ($116.57)
    Financial Administration: $24,916,000 ($116.37)
    Regular Highways: $24,286,000 ($113.43)
    Water Utilities: $23,537,000 ($109.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,174,000 ($89.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,759,000 ($87.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,456,000 ($72.19)
    General Public Buildings: $13,310,000 ($62.16)
    Central Staff Services: $9,700,000 ($45.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,165,000 ($24.12)
    Libraries: $4,832,000 ($22.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,116,000 ($9.88)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,580,000 ($7.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,358,000 ($6.34)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,325,000 ($6.19)
    Corrections - Other: $319,000 ($1.49)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $217,516,000 ($1015.89)
    Corporate Bonds: $54,389,000 ($254.02)
    Benefit Payments: $49,188,000 ($229.73)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $20,249,000 ($94.57)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,599,000 ($54.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,311,000 ($244.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $17,162,000 ($80.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,594,000 ($7.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,711,000 ($59.37)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $904,000 ($4.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $332,000 ($1.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($0.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $29,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $358,683,000 ($1675.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,692,000 ($40.60)

Richmond government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $50,789,000 ($237.21)
    All Other: $42,937,000 ($200.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,523,000 ($81.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,305,000 ($52.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,879,000 ($13.45)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,568,000 ($11.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,437,000 ($6.71)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,057,000 ($4.94)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $991,000 ($4.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $206,000 ($0.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $51,845,000 ($242.14)
    From Parent Local Government: $30,712,000 ($143.44)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,158,000 ($5.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $51,160,000 ($238.94)
    Education: $7,990,000 ($37.32)
    Transit Utilities: $7,107,000 ($33.19)
    All Other: $597,000 ($2.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $11,978,000 ($55.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $25,374,000 ($118.51)
    Interest Earnings: $12,595,000 ($58.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,429,000 ($53.38)
    Rents: $136,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $252,539,000 ($1179.46)
    Water Utilities: $47,046,000 ($219.72)
    Transit Utilities: $9,287,000 ($43.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $167,159,000 ($780.70)
    Public Welfare: $71,069,000 ($331.92)
    All Other: $36,667,000 ($171.25)
    General Local Government Support: $20,103,000 ($93.89)
    Highways: $19,747,000 ($92.23)
    Health and Hospitals: $18,081,000 ($84.45)
    Transit Utilities: $7,568,000 ($35.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,950,000 ($13.78)
  • Tax - Property: $272,208,000 ($1271.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $32,851,000 ($153.43)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $31,259,000 ($145.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,116,000 ($126.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,303,000 ($85.48)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,594,000 ($12.12)
    Other License: $1,437,000 ($6.71)
    Amusements Sales: $1,218,000 ($5.69)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $756,000 ($3.53)

Richmond government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,079,387,000 ($5041.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,038,810,000 ($4851.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,659,000 ($993.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,082,000 ($803.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $66,740,000 ($311.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $66,740,000 ($311.70)

Richmond government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $131,991,000 ($616.45)
    Total Federal Securities: $47,467,000 ($221.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,485,000 ($884.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,240,000 ($318.71)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLM (1450 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: WORLD MEDIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W298AG (107.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVR-FM (98.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND)
  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Richmond fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richmond)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 914 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Richmond, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 252 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 395 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1203 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 241 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Richmond)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 64 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED858$169,779938$196,7943,464$207,777204$115,73027$1,245,556605$139,1520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$150,96942$247,167275$173,24438$43,1840$047$153,7450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED117$152,427132$200,5611,387$169,291207$56,5996$1,545,000185$122,5571$70,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN93$170,699146$212,171999$193,23353$114,0751$10,000,000154$142,2730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$170,58819$196,158246$183,85830$123,0670$029$144,0690$0
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Detailed mortgage data for all 65 tracts in Richmond, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED171$219,865105$240,1146$218,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$213,70936$262,9726$142,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$197,88930$215,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$162,8188$222,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$142,2002$218,0003$193,333
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1430
  • Hazardous Condition: 1619
  • Service Call: 126
  • Good Intent Call: 37

Incident types - Richmond

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richmond, VA
Most common first names in Richmond, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4,49979.4 years
William4,35673.1 years
James4,10071.1 years
John3,77473.1 years
Robert2,82071.0 years
Charles2,23872.3 years
George2,01273.1 years
Margaret1,65179.0 years
Elizabeth1,56480.0 years
Joseph1,53873.1 years
Most common last names in Richmond, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,03173.8 years
Johnson1,91473.3 years
Jones1,91073.9 years
Williams1,62073.4 years
Brown1,42872.8 years
Harris1,15172.7 years
Taylor1,09273.3 years
Davis1,03673.5 years
Robinson82671.8 years
Jackson82172.0 years
Businesses in Richmond, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven51JoS. A. Bank2
ALDO3Johnny Rockets1
AMF Bowling2Jones New York10
AT&T8Journeys3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Just Tires4
Abercrombie Kids1Justice2
Ace Hardware6KFC11
Advance Auto Parts13Kincaid3
Aeropostale3Kmart3
American Eagle Outfitters3Kohl's2
Ann Taylor3Kroger10
Apple Store1La Quinta1
Applebee's4La-Z-Boy1
Arby's13Lane Bryant1
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture3
Audi1LensCrafters6
AutoZone8Levi Strauss & Co.1
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza9
BMW1Long John Silver's3
Bakers1Lowe's5
Banana Republic2Macy's3
Barnes & Noble3Marriott6
Baskin-Robbins3Martin's11
Bath & Body Works6MasterBrand Cabinets40
Baymont Inn1Mazda1
Bebe1McDonald's30
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse3
Best Western2Motherhood Maternity5
Blockbuster6New Balance3
Brooks Brothers1New York & Co3
Brookstone2Nike68
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Nordstrom1
Burger King18Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory2OfficeMax3
CVS27Old Navy2
Cache2Olive Garden3
Caribou Coffee3Outback2
Casual Male XL2Outback Steakhouse2
Catherines2Pac Sun2
Charlotte Russe2Panda Express1
Chevrolet2Panera Bread6
Chick-Fil-A12Papa John's Pizza9
Chico's2Payless5
Chipotle5Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's2PetSmart4
Church's Chicken3Pier 1 Imports2
Circle K11Pizza Hut12
Clarion1Plato's Closet2
Cold Stone Creamery3Popeyes4
Coldwater Creek2Pottery Barn1
ColorTyme2Pottery Barn Kids1
Comfort Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Cracker Barrel2Quality1
Crate & Barrel1Quiznos8
Curves1RadioShack11
DHL4Red Lobster2
Dairy Queen4Red Robin2
Days Inn4Red Roof Inn1
Deb1Rite Aid14
Decora Cabinetry14Rodeway Inn1
Dennys2Ruby Tuesday3
Domino's Pizza7Rue211
DressBarn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Dressbarn2SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts3Saks Fifth Avenue1
Econo Lodge4Sam's Club1
Eddie Bauer1Sears7
Ethan Allen1Sephora3
Express2Sheraton1
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn2
Extended Stay Deluxe1Soma Intimates2
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts2
FedEx90Sprint Nextel8
Finish Line1Staples5
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Starbucks30
Foot Locker6Subaru1
Ford3Suburban1
Forever 211Subway26
GNC8Super 83
GameStop14T-Mobile20
Gap3T.G.I. Driday's4
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx3
Gymboree3Taco Bell9
H&M1Talbots4
H&R Block14Target5
Hardee's10The Cheesecake Factory1
Havertys Furniture1The Limited2
Haworth1The Room Place5
Hilton5Toys"R"Us5
Holiday Inn9U-Haul17
Hollister Co.3UPS107
Home Depot2Urban Outfitters1
Homestead Studio Suites1Value City Furniture1
Honda1Vans7
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless6
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret4
Hyatt4Volkswagen1
Hyundai2Waffle House4
IHOP1Walgreens16
InTown Suites1Walmart3
J. Jill2Wendy's15
J.Crew1Westin1
JCPenney3Wingate1
Jimmy Jazz2YMCA7
Jimmy John's2

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