Richmond, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Richmond, Virginia Info Snack

Population
226,622
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
23.2%
Median Home
$230,500
Median Income
$47,250
Median Rent
$1,025

Richmond SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Richmond, VA Crime Report

9,142
Total Crimes
3,962.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.99%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Richmond
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 9,142 3,962.4 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,068 462.9 208.0 366.7
Murder 55 23.8 5.0 5.0
Robbery 385 166.9 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 583 252.7 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 8,074 3,499.5 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 986 427.4 162.8 340.5
Larceny 6,234 2,702.0 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 854 370.1 120.3 219.9

Richmond, VA Cost Of Living

100
Richmond's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Richmond Virginia National Average
Overall 100 107 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 90 96 100
Health 102 97 100
Housing 104 130 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100

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Population over time in Richmond

Year Population % Change
2019 226,622 1.3%
2018 223,787 1.3%
2017 220,892 1.9%
2016 216,773 1.4%
2015 213,735 1.3%
2014 211,063 1.5%
2013 207,878 1.2%
2012 205,348 1.1%
2011 203,165 0.7%
2010 201,828 -

Race / Ethnicity in Richmond

White
40.8% (92,454)
African American
46.6% (105,557)
American Indian
0.1% (280)
Asian
2.1% (4,732)
Hawaiian
0.0% (25)
Other
0.3% (665)
Two Or More
3.2% (7,248)
Hispanic
6.9% (15,661)
Race Richmond VA USA
White 40.8% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 46.6% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.9% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Richmond

Female
52.6% (119,192)
Male
47.4% (107,430)
Gender Richmond VA USA
Female 52.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Richmond for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (11,331)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (20,395)
High School / GED
22.0% (49,856)
Some College
18.0% (40,791)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (13,597)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (54,389)
Master's Degree
11.0% (24,928)
Professional Degree
3.0% (6,798)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,532)
Education Richmond VA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Richmond, Virginia

Less than $10,000
11.2% (2,547,022)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (1,459,851)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (2,495,574)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (2,294,051)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (3,012,558)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (3,677,108)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (2,306,850)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (2,386,155)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (1,079,642)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (1,403,384)
Income Richmond VA USA
Less than $10,000 11.2% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 10.9% 7.7%

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