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Richmond, VA

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Located directly between the mountains and the sea in Virginia, the city of Richmond is a mix of old and new. Richmond has numerous historical landmarks, museums, and battlefields, and yet the city is moving forward with thriving technology, manufacturing, law, and financial industries. Plus, with several higher education institutions in the area, like the University of Richmond and Virginia Union University, there is a strong academic and research culture.

Apartments in Richmond VA

$865-$1580

Laurel Springs
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$777-$1860

Legacy at Mayland
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$635-$935

The Wilton Companies
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5

$850-$1500

Southern Stove Lofts
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$704-$1079

Canterbury Square
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5

$635-$969

Tuckahoe West
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-1.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Richmond, VA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.23%
  • 7.46%
  • 6.17%
  • Female
  • 9.54%
  • 6.66%
  • 5.79%
$838
is average rent in Richmond, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.81%
  • 6.62%
  • 7.31%
28.69%
of units are available for rent in Richmond
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 4107
  • 412
  • 7768
Getting Around in Richmond, VA

Transportation within the city of Richmond is primarily conducted through private vehicles, but there is also a significant public transportation influence. The city’s bus service is provided through Greyhound, with connections to other major cities such as New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Charlotte, and Raleigh. Richmond has two railroad stations that carry passengers in and out of the city, with most tracks going north-south to cities such as New York, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

74
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"Very Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Richmond is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.78%
  • 11.56%
  • 1.44%

Meander through Richmond

<p>Take a stroll through history on the Canal Walk or go on a boat cruise through the canal and see the city from a different perspective. Plus you&Otilde;ll find over a thousand acres of land where you can hike and bike to your heart&Otilde;s delight in the area parks. If you&Otilde;re an avid cyclist, you&Otilde;ll be psyched to discover the Richmond Area Bicycling Association with their regular rides and extensive map collection that outlines miles of good times. It&Otilde;s no wonder so many people are moving to this great city!</p>

Museums Old and New

<p>To understand the history of Richmond and its role in the United States, visiting the Museum of the Confederacy is a must. Tour the artifacts, photos, and exhibits in the museum, and then explore the restored White House of the Confederacy. For fun, interactive exhibits where the kids can learn through play, the Children&Otilde;s Museum of Richmond is the place to be. Explore the Cave, Dairy Barn, and Living Tree House exhibits. Kids four to nine years old can take art classes, and the younger ones can learn about different instruments and tune their motor skills with the Music and Movement class. There&Otilde;s something for every age range at this museum, plus it&Otilde;s a great place for kids and adults to be social and have a day of fun!</p>

Exploring Science

<p>The range of exhibits at the Science Museum of Virginia is truly out of this world. Learn about light, illusions, outer space, gravity, and solar energy, all in one place. Be sure to check out the IMAX Theater for a stunning movie experience. Because no matter how great your new apartment is, it&Otilde;s worth it to get out and explore the local museums.</p>