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Living in Richmond

Richmond has an average Walk Score of 51 with 204,214 residents.

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

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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.

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Richmond Neighborhoods

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Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 904 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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Bacchus

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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.

Phoebe Reid
on The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Richmond has about 9 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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I'm a picture taker, a daydreamer, a memory keeper, a travel junkie, a storyteller, a fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and I have a wandering heart & soul. I currently live in Richmond, Va in an old and quirky part of town .

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The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Shockoe Bottom

Photo of Shockoe Bottom in Richmond

Shockoe Bottom

Photo of Shockoe Bottom in Richmond

Shockoe Bottom

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Virginia Historical Society

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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 Historical SocietyOne of the largest historical societies in the country, the VHS has thirteen exhibition galleries.

Phoebe Reid
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