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Richmond, Virginia, 23229
1 Bedroom$635 - $769
2 Bedrooms$719 - $824
3 Bedrooms$854 - $935
Richmond, Virginia, 23294
1 Bedroom$831 - $1,324
2 Bedrooms$969 - $1,513
3 Bedrooms$1,160 - $1,638
Richmond, Virginia, 23229
1 Bedroom$865 - $940
2 Bedrooms$1,015 - $1,090
3 Bedrooms$1,165 - $1,240
Richmond, Virginia, 23223
1 Bedroom$899 - $979
2 Bedrooms$1,179 - $1,219
3 Bedrooms$1,559 - $1,604
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If you are looking to rent an apartment in Richmond or its suburbs, we have a new place for you; you can find beautiful park views or two flat apartments available in a lot of different neighborhoods all over the city.
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Richmond Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 16.0% 7.9% +8.1% $10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 5.3% +2.9% $15,000 to $19,999 8.1% 5.5% +2.6% $20,000 to $24,999 8.1% 6.0% +2.1% $25,000 to $29,999 7.8% 6.1% +1.7% $30,000 to $34,999 6.6% 6.0% +0.6% $35,000 to $39,999 6.2% 5.8% +0.4% $40,000 to $44,999 5.3% 5.6% -0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.3% 5.0% -0.7% $50,000 to $59,999 7.4% 9.2% -1.8% $60,000 to $74,999 7.4% 11.1% -3.7% $75,000 to $99,999 6.5% 11.4% -4.9% $100,000 to $124,999 3.1% 6.2% -3.1% $125,000 to $149,999 1.7% 3.3% -1.6% $150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.0% -1.5% $200,000 or more 2.1% 2.7% -0.6%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.0% 6.0% +0.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.0% 12.1% -2.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.1% 15.5% -2.4% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.7% 13.8% -1.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.2% 10.9% +0.3% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.9% 7.6% +0.3% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.4% 5.1% +0.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.3% 6.3% +1.0% 50.0% or more 20.8% 14.9% +5.9% Not computed 5.5% 7.7% -2.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 15.9% 13.4% +2.5% 25 to 34 years 29.0% 30.0% -1.0% 35 to 44 years 20.3% 23.6% -3.3% 45 to 54 years 14.0% 14.4% -0.4% 55 to 64 years 7.3% 7.3% +0.0% 65 to 74 years 6.3% 5.2% +1.1% 75 to 84 years 5.1% 4.3% +0.8% 85 years and over 2.1% 1.7% +0.4%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 50.0% 33.1% +16.9% 30 to 44 minutes 21.4% 25.4% -4.0% 45 to 59 minutes 7.8% 14.8% -7.0% 60 or more minutes 20.8% 26.7% -5.9%
Source: 2000 Census
First settled as early as 1607, Richmond is one of America 's oldest cities. It has survived the Revolutionary War and the Civil War and provides any number of important American history footnotes. The history of Richmond and is very rich and worth time spent in learning more about it.Today, Richmond retains much of its history yet has marched into the 21st Century with the same kind of determination it has always had.
Having shed its image of a slave trading center, Richmond became a tobacco capital. Now, it is a major financial center with a large number of Fortune 500 companies. It is prominent for banking firms, ad agencies and law firms.
Getting to know Richmond is getting to know a city that is a huge mosaic of culture and activities. It has significant representation in the arts community. From the performing arts to major art and history museums, the area also has important battlefields, slave trails and other remnants from history. The parks system is one of the oldest as well.
The James River area is very user friendly with many hiking trails and other recreational spots along it. If you like white water rafting, the river area near downtown is perfect for you. Belle Isle, an island in the middle of the James, is also a favorite of both bikers and hikers as well as Civil War buffs who can see remains of prisons and armaments.
NASCAR is very popular in Virginia and Richmond can boast two speedways for big time racing. There 's horse racing, many outdoor concerts, and any number of minor league and college sports teams to watch. Once settled into your Richmond apartment, you 'll find there is a lot to discover right around you.
The City of Neighborhoods
Richmond is sometimes called the city of neighborhoods. Each area is unique with its own characteristics. Downtown areas are both historic and modern. Shockoe Bottom and Tobacco Row have old cigarette factories converted into modern housing. As the radius from downtown spreads, so does gentrification.
The area around Virginia Commonwealth University is both ethnically and economically lively with both college students and immigrants.
The affluent 'Fan' neighborhood is home to many Victorian houses and students. Both the northside and south side areas are more suburban yet still offer good housing. While it may take just a bit of time to find your neighborhood and your Richmond apartment, you 'll be at home in this Southern city as soon as you do.
True Comfort Food
Soul food, Mediterranean food, Thai food, eclectic food. Richmond has it all. Comfort is one of the favorite soul food type places, and you 'll want to stop in and try their fried green tomatoes. Croaker 's Spot is also known for its Southern soul food.
Late Night Listening
Whether you 're looking for after work cocktails, a raucous sports bar or live music, none of it will be far from your Richmond apartment. Alley Katz is a great live music venue booking both local and national young bands. Tobacco Company Restaurant is the best dance spot. With both live bands and DJs, you can dance most nights until 2 a.m. Richmond is hopping after the sun goes down!
Average Apartment Rent in Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Richmond have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Richmond apartment cost $775. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Richmond apartment was $831 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,308. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Richmond rentals listed below.
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CAN U RECOMMEND ANY UPSCALE SAFE RENTAL APT BUILDING IN THE FAN DISTRICT
You can search apartments in Fan district with MyNewPlace by using zip code 23221 or 23220. You can get an idea about how safe the apartment is by choosing to display apartments with amenities such as “Controlled Access” box and “Parking” box. Click the 'Search by Amenities' button at the top right of the page to display only those apartments.
What neighborhoods in Richmond are good for eating out?
One of the most fun areas for eating out in Richmond is also one of the newest. The Canal Walk district along the James River is a lot of fun and there are so many choices! In West Richmond, there's a huge selection of places all along West Main STreet. Lots of ethnic and cool places are there.
near vcu for below 400$ per month for 2 members to stay...any option?
We have one apartment for rent in Richmond near Virginia Commonwealth University that is $385 per month. Search Richmond and select $400 for your maximum rent.
Where in Richmond should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
Richmond is a highly pedestrian-friendly city. Neighborhoods like Jackson Ward, Church Hill, The Fan, and the Museum District all offer a wide variety of housing to fit any price range, and are located within walking distance from many local amenities as well as public transportation. The only neighborhood to avoid if you would like to walk or bike to work and other destinations, would be the West End, which is only really accessible by car. Also notable, Richmond's James River Park System snakes through most of the city allowing for even more walkability.
I've got dogs. What are the best places in Richmond for being outdoors with pets?
Some of the best places to take your dogs outdoors in Richmond are, naturally, one of the city's many dog parks. These include Barker Field Dog Park (at Byrd Park), Church Hill Dog Park (at Chimborazo Park), Phideaux Field (at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church), and Ruff House Dog Park (at Rockwood Park). Another great place to take your pets for a walk in Richmond is along the river; the James River Park System features multiple parks and trails along the river from Robius Road all the way to the bottom. Wherever you are, always remember to clean up after your dogs in public spaces.
Do most people in Richmond rely on public transportation?
No. Although there is a public transportation system in the Richmond area, routes and schedules are limited. Local transit is provided by the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC). The GRTC, however, serves only small parts of the suburban counties. Intercity bus service to place like Washington, D.C., Hampton Roads, Charlotte, Raleigh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia is provided by Greyhound Lines and Megabus. The Richmond area also has two Amtrak stations, each of which receives regular service from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York.