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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Population
16,366

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$418,233
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,286
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    44
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    106
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    612
    500
  • Theft
    2,279
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    662
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$77,206
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Richmond Reviews

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The people here are awful and nobody minds their own business. I do not know much about the area as I have only lived here for one year but overall I cannot wait to move out of Portland Oregon in general.
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This is the best area to live! There are always plenty of things to do. The locals are friendly and welcoming. The neighborhoods are extremely walkable and very easy to navigate. I moved here from Florida, and my only regret is that I didn't move sooner!
The city is great, everything I could possibly want to do is here, lots of opportunities. The bad stuff includes traffic, shady people in the area, never any quiet, and too much pollution to see the stars