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Richmond city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2017: 227,032 (all urban); it was 197,790 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,548
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,048
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 39,010
Renter-occupied apartments: 49,555 (it was 45,539 in 2000)
% of renters here:

54%
State:

33%

Land area: 60 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 3779 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Richmond city: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.6%), Information (14.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Richmond city, VA (2017)
    • 106,87154.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 91,96846.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,3017.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,1553.6%Two or more races
    • 4,5762.3%Asian alone
    • 1,1090.6%Some other race alone
    • 520.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 107,065  (47.2%)
Females: 119,967  (52.8%)
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Average household size:
Richmond city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,261 ($31,121 in 1999)
This county:

$46,261
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $798 (lower quartile is $614, upper quartile is $1,057)
This county:

$798
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $233,200 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Richmond city:

$233,200
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,800 - $376,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $311,291
Here:

$311,291
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $300,470
Here:

$300,470
State:

$349,009

In 2-unit structures: $268,187
Here:

$268,187
State:

$281,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $532,558
Here:

$532,558
State:

$253,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,699
Here:

$365,699
State:

$312,958

Mobile homes: $208,725
Here:

$208,725
State:

$70,345

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,468
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $536

Institutionalized population: 2,884
Richmond city, VA map from a distance
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,368 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,128 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Richmond city, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Richmond city, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Richmond city, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
Richmond city:

24.4%
Virginia:

10.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.9% for American Indian residents, 25.3% for other race residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.4 years old, Females: 34.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.3 years old, Black residents: 35.3 years old, American Indian residents: 61.1 years old, Asian residents: 27.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 33.1 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond city is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Cities in this county include: Richmond.

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

2018 air pollution in Richmond city:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.299 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Alexander County, Illinois , Johnson County, Illinois , Summers County, West Virginia , King William County , Union County, Illinois , Tazewell County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Virginia:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Richmond city, VA

Current college students: 19,116
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 13,935 (30.2% naturalized citizens)

Richmond city:

6.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5,0052010 or later
  • 5,5852000 to 2009
  • 2,5781990 to 1999
  • 1,7751980 to 1989
  • 7641970 to 1979
  • 866Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.0%

Richmond city marital status for males Richmond city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 49,798
  • One, attached: 7,685
  • Two: 4,642
  • 3 or 4: 5,969
  • 5 to 9: 9,967
  • 10 to 19: 5,650
  • 20 to 49: 5,516
  • 50 or more: 10,440
  • Mobile homes: 453

Housing units in Richmond city with a mortgage: 28,243 (938 second mortgage, 3,612 home equity loan, 152 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,652

Here:

75.7% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richmond city

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,991116
Mainline Protestant47,63776
Black Protestant21,34143
Catholic18,54010
Other15,07428
Orthodox2,0302
None51,601-
Richmond city Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
Richmond city:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
This county:

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.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 224
This county:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond city:

12.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Richmond city:

29.0%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

18.6%

Earthquake activity:

Richmond city-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 Richmond 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 the county 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 county 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 county 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 city 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 county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Richmond city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 136,515 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 13,381 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,156 (2.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 69 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,693 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1,771 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 6,490 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 6,501 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (18%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Other Western Africa (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond city


  • English (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Richmond city, Virginia 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

People in group quarters in Richmond city, Virginia 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $73,700.

13.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.26%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($210 average AGI)
Richmond city:

0.04%
Virginia average:

0.18%

9.71% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,607 average AGI)
3.51% relocated from other states ($15,149 average AGI)
Richmond city:

3.51%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Henrico County, VA  3.43% ($42,718 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, VA  2.44% ($39,543)
from Hanover County, VA  0.37% ($42,543)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.35% ($55,961)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.19% ($36,252)
from Petersburg city, VA  0.15% ($27,430)
from Arlington County, VA  0.13% ($71,126)


13.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.16%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Richmond city:

0.04%
Virginia average:

0.17%

9.59% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($33,679 average AGI)
3.54% relocated to other states ($16,048 average AGI)
Richmond city:

3.54%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henrico County, VA  4.14% ($46,981 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  2.72% ($46,073)
to Hanover County, VA  0.37% ($51,866)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.21% ($44,886)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.12% ($58,137)
to Petersburg city, VA  0.12% ($24,698)
to Kings County, NY  0.11% ($43,925)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Richmond city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Richmond city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Richmond city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richmond city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Richmond city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Richmond city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 28,187 (21,836 aged, 6,351 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,772 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Richmond city, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,049)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,659)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,480)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,342)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,022)
  • Unspecified dementia (951)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (934)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (845)
  • Congestive heart failure (776)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (662)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 60,428
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,511
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 169,728

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,654
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,167
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 122

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 369.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 301.4
  • Cut/Pierce - 25.2
  • Other - 43.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 114.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.2
  • Suffocation - 23.8
  • Poisoning - 19.5
  • Other - 15.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 227,032
  • In family households: 143,980 (16,099 male householders, 24,167 female householders)
    23,550 spouses, 51,738 children (48,566 natural, 695 adopted, 2,477 stepchildren), 3,523 grandchildren, 6,286 brothers or sisters, 5,712 parents, 5,152 other relatives, 7,753 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 72,565 (21,321 male householders (16,099 living alone)), 25,814 female householders (20,265 living alone)), 25,430 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,487

Size of family households: 20,338 2-persons, 9,371 3-persons, 5,887 4-persons, 2,865 5-persons, 1,678 6-persons, 127 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 36,364 1-person, 8,760 2-persons, 1,545 3-persons, 301 4-persons, 94 5-persons, 71 6-persons.

14,294 married couples with children.
19,955 single-parent households (1,944 men, 18,011 women).

89.3% of residents of Richmond city speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,160,844,000 ($21,615 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $369,570,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,072,474,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $437,066,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,936,000
Federal grants: $1,788,118,000
Federal procurement contracts: $237,104,000 ($87,889,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $600,145,000 ($206,139,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $269,886,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $96,249,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,416,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 16,973
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 12,514
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,406
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -10,695
Here -55 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Richmond city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 89.03 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 2,3572014 or later
  • 1,8302010 to 2013
  • 5,7742000 to 2009
  • 4,1711990 to 1999
  • 4,9811980 to 1989
  • 8,4691970 to 1979
  • 14,7421960 to 1969
  • 15,5591950 to 1959
  • 9,9481940 to 1949
  • 32,2891939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 2552 rooms
  • 2243 rooms
  • 2,2094 rooms
  • 5,5565 rooms
  • 8,3506 rooms
  • 7,5657 rooms
  • 6,2098 rooms
  • 7,5279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 3,6941 room
  • 3,4592 rooms
  • 7,7763 rooms
  • 15,2254 rooms
  • 9,4205 rooms
  • 6,1626 rooms
  • 1,8267 rooms
  • 1,0818 rooms
  • 8639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 6701 bedroom
  • 7,4222 bedrooms
  • 18,1553 bedrooms
  • 9,8714 bedrooms
  • 1,7775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 3,985no bedroom
  • 12,5241 bedroom
  • 20,4432 bedrooms
  • 10,0233 bedrooms
  • 2,2704 bedrooms
  • 2615+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,874no vehicle
  • 12,5981 vehicle
  • 16,4742 vehicles
  • 4,9013 vehicles
  • 1,6634 vehicles
  • 3855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12,717no vehicle
  • 23,3011 vehicle
  • 10,4882 vehicles
  • 2,2973 vehicles
  • 3324 vehicles
  • 3715+ vehicles

78.9% of Richmond city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Virginia.

Richmond city:

78.9%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 140,245
  • Other state: 69,815
  • Northeast: 23,127
  • Midwest: 10,818
  • South: 30,833
  • West: 5,037
Year householders moved into unit in Richmond city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richmond city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 12.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,697
Here:

10.1%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 920
Here:

12.8%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,807
Here:

13.9%
Virginia:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 8,949
  • Number of aged recipients: 840
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 8,109
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,072
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 5,193
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,684
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,986
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,903
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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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 in Richmond city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Richmond city, 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 city, 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 city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven14Martin's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Arby's3Nike11
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panera Bread1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS4Pizza Hut2
Chico's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chipotle1Quiznos2
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx29SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Soma Intimates1
Foot Locker2Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks8
GameStop2Subway3
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block3Talbots1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
J.Crew1U-Haul3
Just Tires1UPS45
KFC1Vans2
Kroger2Walgreens2
Lowe's1Wendy's3
Marriott1YMCA3

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