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Richmond
  • City in Virginia

Richmond Residents

Richmond Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
225,676
Unemployment Rate
4%
Poverty Rate
20.7%
Non-Citizens
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 18 responses
  • Progressive
    44%
  • Family oriented
    28%
  • Quiet but Nosy
    17%
  • Nosy
    11%

Richmond Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    45%
  • White
    41%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$54,795
National
$69,021
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    24%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    23%
  • $150k+
    13%
Median Individual Income
$28,458
National
$34,429
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    29%
  • $15-$34k
    29%
  • $35-$64k
    24%
  • $65k+
    18%

Community

Poll
71%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 35 responses
Poll
57%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 35 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 18 responses
  • A Small big city. Do not expect kindness.
    28%
  • Get involved in the community
    28%
  • Research your area before moving there.
    28%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    11%
  • only for those who love city hustle and bustle
    6%

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