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  2. Crime & Safety
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    A+
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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The Museum District is a neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia with a population of 6,801. The Museum District is in Richmond City County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. In The Museum District, most residents rent their homes. In The Museum District there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in The Museum District and residents tend to be liberal.
About The Museum District...
Population
6,801

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$367,628
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,057
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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The Museum District Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and 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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,643
National
$55,322
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    45%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

The Museum District Reviews

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Pleasantly residential, but within walking/biking distance of restaurants, grocery stores, bars, entertainment, etc.
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Living in the Museum District was more than convenient - walking distance to restaurants and bars, parks, and of course... museums. Living in the Museum District, I was close to major highways and attractions all over the Richmond area. Not to mention the wide array of healthy eating/grocery store if you're into that sort of thing. The Museum District is slightly further from Virginia Commonwealth University's main campus, so the streets are a little quieter and more family-friendly, too. People are generally very nice and the area makes you feel that same sense of diversity that Richmond has always uniquely offered to its residents.
Great, safe neighborhood for walking and enjoying the sites of Richmond. Carytown is nice for shopping. The VMFA is beautiful inside and out. The only thing I would change is to add more bike paths.