VA

National Population : 333,590,059
Virginia State Population : 8,671,028

About Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA is located in Chesterfield County in the state of Virginia.

The total City Population for Richmond is about 602,708 with about 1,484 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,075,798.

The Average Home Value is $217,671.43, which is roughly 3% lower than the Average Home Value of $223,696.00 for the state of Virginia, and roughly 13% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $57,340.24, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,928.00 for the state of Virginia, and roughly 0% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Richmond is about 7.6%.

Virginia is ranked #23 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 49.97 out of 100.

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Voting

Chesterfield County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 12.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 52.43%
Republican: 45.76%
Libertarian: 1.44%
Other: 0.38%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 23173, 23219, 23220, 23221, 23222, 23223, 23224, 23225, 23226, 23227, 23228, 23229, 23230, 23231, 23233, 23234, 23235, 23236, 23237, 23238, 23294
Latitude : 37.399706
Longitude : -77.475197
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 157 ft.
Area Code(s) : 804

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.30
Male Population Estimate : 42.45%
Female Population Estimate : 47.10%
Median Age : 35.4
Male Median Age : 34.1
Female Median Age : 36.7

White Population Estimate : 47.51%
Black Population Estimate : 35.71%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.47%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.87%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.91%
Other Population Estimate : 3.82%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Richmond specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chesterfield County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Chesterfield County: About 136 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Chesterfield County is about 28% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.