Richmond SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

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Richmond, Virginia Info Snack

Richmond (/rtmnd/ RICH-mnd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. It was incorporated in 1742, and has been an independent city since 1871.
Population
216,773
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
25.4%
Median Home
$199,300
Median Income
$41,187
Median Rent
$916

1 Reviews & Comments About Richmond

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

09/06/2018

Currently, the crime rate is fairly low. I think the schools are great. I love the river and parks in the area. There are also a lot of food options in the city! I can eat in a new restaurant every day of the week and not duplicate any for about 6 months. With that being said, I still have two favorites that I go to at least once a week.

I highly recommend a sandwich called the cheese colombo at Coppola's in Carytown. It's an adult grilled cheese with pepper, onion, and artichoke. Three kinds of cheese are fried directly on the griddle so they get melty and gooey in the middle, but really crispy and almost burnt on the outside. That helps the bun not get too soggy when the marinated veggies are added. It's perfection.

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Map Of Richmond, VA

Population over time in Richmond

Year Population % Change
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
39.8% (86,343)
African American
48.4% (104,831)
American Indian
0.2% (351)
Asian
2.1% (4,571)
Hawaiian
0.0% (47)
Other
0.1% (295)
Two Or More
3.0% (6,606)
Hispanic
6.3% (13,729)
Race Richmond VA USA
White 39.8% 63.1% 60.6%
African American 48.4% 18.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 6.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 6.3% 8.7% 17.3%

Household Income For Richmond, Virginia

Less than $10,000
12.8% (27,746)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (16,041)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (26,663)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (23,628)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (31,648)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (34,900)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.7% (18,859)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.2% (19,943)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (7,370)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (9,971)
Income Richmond VA USA
Less than $10,000 12.8% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 4.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 8.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 8.3% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 12.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 17.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 12.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.2% 15.9% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 7.4% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 8.5% 5.7%

Gender in Richmond

Female
52.5% (113,836)
Male
47.5% (102,936)
Gender Richmond VA USA
Female 52.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Richmond for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.9% (12,845)
9-12th Grade
10.1% (21,831)
High School / GED
22.8% (49,363)
Some College
18.7% (40,544)
Associate's Degree
5.8% (12,651)
Bachelor's Degree
21.9% (47,449)
Master's Degree
10.1% (21,881)
Professional Degree
3.0% (6,437)
Doctorate Degree
1.7% (3,767)
Education Richmond VA USA
< 9th Grade 5.9% 4.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.1% 6.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 22.8% 24.5% 27.5%
Some College 18.7% 19.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.8% 7.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 21.9% 21.2% 18.8%
Master's Degree 10.1% 11.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.7% 1.7% 1.3%

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