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Richmond city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 230,436 (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: 3836 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Richmond city: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.3%), Retail trade (11.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Richmond city, VA (2019)
    • 103,53044.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 96,61041.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,8057.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,7113.3%Two or more races
    • 4,6732.0%Asian alone
    • 7910.3%Some other race alone
    • 3160.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 110,012  (47.7%)
Females: 120,424  (52.3%)
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Average household size:
Richmond city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,285 ($31,121 in 1999)
This county:

$51,285
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $909 (lower quartile is $639, upper quartile is $1,207)
This county:

$909
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $249,500 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Richmond city:

$249,500
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $162,500 - $410,100

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $329,258
Here:

$329,258
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $425,625
Here:

$425,625
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $421,143
Here:

$421,143
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $260,000
Here:

$260,000
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,639
Here:

$237,639
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $119,231
Here:

$119,231
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,543
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $601

Institutionalized population: 2,884
Richmond city, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Richmond city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,344 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,648 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Richmond city, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Richmond city, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Richmond city, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
Richmond city:

18.9%
Virginia:

9.9%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.1% for American Indian residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.2 years old
(Males: 33.4 years old, Females: 35.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.8 years old, Black residents: 35.3 years old, American Indian residents: 25.1 years old, Asian residents: 25.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.8 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 November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

4.6%

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: 84.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 39.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 18,924 (29.8% naturalized citizens)

Richmond city:

8.2%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7,1712010 or later
  • 5,2532000 to 2009
  • 2,3561990 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: 46,055
  • One, attached: 7,712
  • Two: 4,279
  • 3 or 4: 5,830
  • 5 to 9: 11,173
  • 10 to 19: 7,434
  • 20 to 49: 4,343
  • 50 or more: 13,660
  • Mobile homes: 754

Housing units in Richmond city with a mortgage: 26,960 (743 second mortgage, 2,403 home equity loan, 227 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,221

Here:

68.4% with mortgage
State:

67.7% 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 significantly above Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from Richmond city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from Richmond city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Richmond city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 142,675 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 19,063 (10.2%)
  • Bus: 8,272 (4.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 97 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,561 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 1,088 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 5,753 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 7,813 (4.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (23%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • El Salvador (10%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond city


  • American (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (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 2019: 14.3

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 2019: 8.8

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 2018: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,499)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,012)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,774)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,596)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,354)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,326)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (1,084)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,058)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,037)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (773)

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: 230,436
  • Male householders: 38,876 (16,402 living alone), Female householders: 51,002 (23,237 living alone)
  • 24,797 spouses (24,090 opposite-sex spouses), 6,306 unmarried partners, (5,621 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 49,395 children (45,872 natural, 1,624 adopted, 1,899 stepchildren), 8,035 grandchildren, 4,535 brothers or sisters, 2,616 parents, 133 foster children, 7,568 other relatives, 26,033 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 11,140

Size of family households: 20,983 2-persons, 9,350 3-persons, 5,058 4-persons, 1,896 5-persons, 1,424 6-persons, 320 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 39,639 1-person, 9,683 2-persons, 918 3-persons, 252 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 158 6-persons.

15,529 married couples with children.
16,298 single-parent households (1,682 men, 14,616 women).

90.0% of residents of Richmond city speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

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:

4.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 4,1652014 or later
  • 2,4952010 to 2013
  • 6,1932000 to 2009
  • 5,7571990 to 1999
  • 6,6291980 to 1989
  • 11,3661970 to 1979
  • 10,2301960 to 1969
  • 16,0941950 to 1959
  • 7,8991940 to 1949
  • 30,4121939 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
  • 1751 room
  • 4532 rooms
  • 6913 rooms
  • 2,3404 rooms
  • 5,5275 rooms
  • 8,1356 rooms
  • 8,2957 rooms
  • 5,3298 rooms
  • 8,2369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 2,5661 room
  • 4,5822 rooms
  • 11,4933 rooms
  • 13,7324 rooms
  • 9,7385 rooms
  • 5,5236 rooms
  • 1,8727 rooms
  • 3468 rooms
  • 8459+ 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
  • 241no bedroom
  • 1,0151 bedroom
  • 7,8262 bedrooms
  • 18,3773 bedrooms
  • 9,7484 bedrooms
  • 1,9745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond city, Virginia
  • 2,594no bedroom
  • 16,1641 bedroom
  • 20,1822 bedrooms
  • 8,8873 bedrooms
  • 2,7934 bedrooms
  • 775+ 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
  • 1,560no vehicle
  • 12,4201 vehicle
  • 15,3132 vehicles
  • 7,1053 vehicles
  • 2,3034 vehicles
  • 4805+ 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
  • 11,752no vehicle
  • 24,5671 vehicle
  • 11,4652 vehicles
  • 2,2293 vehicles
  • 4574 vehicles
  • 2275+ vehicles

76.2% of Richmond city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Virginia.

Richmond city:

76.2%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 141,717
  • Other state: 67,555
  • Northeast: 25,769
  • Midwest: 8,518
  • South: 28,574
  • West: 4,694
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
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 44.1%Electricity
  • 9.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.0%Electricity
  • 28.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,974
Here:

12.3%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 877
Here:

12.8%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,335
Here:

25.5%
Virginia:

20.4%

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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