2 reviews
  1. Suburb of Richmond, VA
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$834
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Bellwood Rankings

Niche ranks over 3,000 suburbs based on more than 50 statistics and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$38,138
National
$53,889
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    26%
    13%

    Bellwood Reviews

    2 reviews
    Crime is relatively low in Chesterfield and the police are highly responsive.
    • Niche User
    • 6 months ago
    • Crime & Safety
    Chesterfield County is generally a nice place to live. I'm happy I got to grow up in the area.
    • Niche User
    • 6 months ago
    • Overall Experience