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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$239,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$883
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,685
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%

Willow Oaks Reviews

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Richmond is a great area for raising children. It has great schools, museums, culturally diverse activities, many parks and is close to the beach and mountains and Washington DC. I would choose to live here again. I see this area as continuing to grow and expand and the universities, especially VCU, playing more of a role in developing Richmond.
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Crime comes and goes in Richmond. It has improved significantly since the 1990s, but there are periods when it spikes. The revitalization of downtown has improved crime rates.