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Living in Richmond

Richmond has an average Walk Score of 52 with 204,214 residents.

Richmond is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Richmond neighborhoods are Monroe Ward, Jackson Ward and Carytown.

Nearby Apartments

52 Walk Score of Richmond, VA

Richmond is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe in Richmond

The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Shockoe Bottom

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Richmond.

Richmond Apartments for Rent

Richmond Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Monroe Ward 94 - 80 2,763
2 Jackson Ward 93 - 79 1,445
3 Carytown 92 - 78 1,403
4 Carver 92 - 80 2,734
5 VCU 92 - 81 4,267
6 The Fan 91 - 84 13,433
7 Shockoe Bottom 89 - 61 2,367
8 The Museum District 88 - 80 6,800
9 Church Hill 83 - 65 2,701
10 Shockoe Slip 79 - 81 501
11 Union Hill 79 - 66 1,514
12 Gilpin 76 - 59 2,883
13 Manchester 76 - 61 667
14 Church Hill North 72 - 63 1,921
15 Blackwell 72 - 59 1,887
16 Oregon Hill 71 - 66 1,173
17 Fairmount 69 - 61 1,269
18 Brookland Park 68 - 56 1,838
19 Northern Barton Heights 68 - 54 2,751
20 Chimborazo 66 - 50 1,339
21 Swansboro 65 - 61 1,662
22 Woodville 63 - 56 502
23 Reedy Creek 63 - 61 1,181
24 Byrd Park 63 - 67 1,447
25 Sauer's Gardens 61 - 61 1,116
26 Old Town Manchester 61 - 58 676
27 Randolph 60 - 69 2,949
28 Monument Avenue Park 60 - 53 527
29 Westhampton 60 - 50 1,488
30 Bellevue 60 - 54 2,444
31 Forest View 60 - 57 833
32 Highland Terrace 59 - 50 894
33 Peter Paul 58 - 55 554
34 Edgewood 56 - 52 759
35 Broad Rock 56 - 60 1,505
36 Malvern Gardens 56 - 59 1,388
37 Brauers 55 - 53 642
38 Green Park 55 - 46 718
39 Swansboro West 54 - 60 2,237
40 Forest Hill Terrace 54 - 48 1,138
41 McGuire 53 - 55 1,406
42 Chamberlayne Industrial Center 53 - 46 651
43 Providence Park 53 - 51 1,318
44 Virginia Union 53 - 60 1,722
45 Woodland Heights 51 - 59 2,106
46 Oak Grove 50 - 53 1,733
47 North Highland Park 50 - 43 3,068
48 McGuire Manor 49 - 58 1,285
49 Fairfield 49 - 54 1,465
50 Creighton 49 - 48 1,501
51 Westover Hills 49 - 56 1,128
52 Mosby 49 - 45 1,542
53 Three Chopt 49 - 51 2,607
54 Ginter Park 48 - 46 4,163
55 John Marshall 48 - 45 1,067
56 Forest Hill 47 - 51 1,390
57 Upper Shockoe Valley 47 - 35 1,203
58 Southern Barton Heights 46 - 51 884
59 Jeff Davis 44 - 41 3,526
60 Chippenham Forest 44 - 43 1,370
61 Willow Lawn 43 - 43 982
62 South Garden 43 - 44 2,248
63 Carillon 43 - 53 888
64 Laburnum Park 43 - 52 795
65 Windsor 42 - 42 613
66 Northrop 41 - 44 1,663
67 Oakwood 41 - 42 612
68 Southwood 41 - 48 2,627
69 Whitcomb 40 - 44 2,883
70 Hioaks 40 - 43 1,460
71 Mary Munford 40 - 52 1,321
72 Highland Park Southern Tip 39 - 36 1,967
73 Swanson 39 - 40 504
74 Colonial Place 39 - 49 2,059
75 British Camp Farms 38 - 42 1,313
76 Rosedale 38 - 53 1,932
77 University of Richmond 37 - 39 2,640
78 Jahnke 37 - 41 3,187
79 Fulton 36 - 35 4,545
80 Sherwood Park 36 - 54 568
81 Washington Park 36 - 40 914
82 Bellemeade 35 - 36 2,650
83 Hickory Hill 35 - 42 1,253
84 McGuire Veterans Hospital 34 - 45 828
85 Stonewall Court 33 - 41 931
86 Hillside Court 32 - 40 1,116
87 Gravel Hill 31 - 35 530
88 Woodhaven 30 - 41 1,369
89 Cedarhurst 29 - 39 2,490
90 Piney Knolls 29 - 36 2,781
91 Westover 28 - 41 2,918
92 Stony Point 28 - 21 716
93 Elkhardt 28 - 33 1,578
94 Oxford 27 - 35 1,580
95 Beaufont 25 - 37 1,267
96 Windsor Farms 24 - 36 1,387
97 Midlothian 24 - 38 2,469
98 Warwick 23 - 33 931
99 Cottrell Farms 21 - 24 1,275
100 Davee Gardens 20 - 34 632
101 Walmsley 18 - 26 1,554
102 Broad Rock Industrial Park 18 - 34 556
103 Willow Oaks 17 - 37 503
104 Huguenot 17 - 26 3,254
105 Wilton 15 - 17 984
106 Maymont 15 - 44 966
107 Westlake Hills 14 - 20 1,140
108 Stratford Hills 12 - 27 3,214
109 Deerbourne 12 - 26 940
110 Westover Hills West 11 - 29 515
111 Worthington 11 - 30 980
112 Fawnbrook 9 - 22 810
113 Southampton 4 - 23 664

Eating & Drinking

There are about 741 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Richmond.

People in Richmond can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge in Richmond

GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge

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8 1/2

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thumbnail for The Museum of Edgar Allan PoeThe Edgar Allan Poe Museum contains manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings of Poe.

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The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Shockoe Bottom

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Shockoe Bottom

52 Bike Score of Richmond, VA

Richmond is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Shockoe Bottom

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Bacchus

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Fountain Lake

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Confederate Memorial Chapel

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Museum District

thumbnail for Shockoe Bottom Shockoe Bottom runs along side of the James River and the Kanawha Canal which means that it also runs along side of the flood wall creating some interesting architectural elements.

Phoebe Reid
on Shockoe Bottom

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Shockoe Bottom

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Main Street Station

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Shockoe Bottom

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Great Shiplock Park

thumbnail for Shockoe BottomThe Virginia Capital Trail is a 55-mile long, dedicated multi-use trail connecting Richmond and Williamsburg along the historic and beautiful Rt. 5 corridor. Part of it runs through Shockoe Bottom and provides a perfect spot for walking, biking, running and/or jogging.

Phoebe Reid
on Shockoe Bottom

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Great Shiplock Park

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Shockoe Bottom

thumbnail for Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsThis iconic place is the centerpiece of the Museum District. The VMFA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was recently completely refurbished and expanded, was one of just a handful of museums worldwide to host Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris in 2011, always has free general admission and offers a variety of classes for children and adults. In addition the museum has a cafe and a restaurant on site and park like grounds with outdoor sculptures and benches.

Phoebe Reid
on Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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