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Living in Richmond

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

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

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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.

Richmond Apartments for Rent

View all Richmond apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,050 and the average home price is $251,088.

Rental info for Newport Manor in the Richmond area
from $917
2 bed
Walk Score 59
Rental info for Element at Stonebridge in the Richmond area
from $1,035
Studio
Walk Score 20
Rental info for North Arch Village in the Richmond area
$915
2 bed
Walk Score 36
Rental info for Cabin Creek in the Richmond area
from $710
1 bed
Walk Score 66
Rental info for Cedar Broad Apartments in the Richmond area
from $824
1 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Southern Stove in the Richmond area
from $850
1 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for 1400 North Boulevard Apartments in the Richmond area
from $859
Rental info for The Village at Horsepen in the Richmond area
from $958
1 bed
Walk Score 43

To view Richmond homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Richmond Neighborhoods

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Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 868 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

Photo of Bacchus in Richmond

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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Phoebe Reid

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

Photo of Virginia Historical Society in Richmond

Virginia Historical Society

Photo of Fountain Lake in Richmond

Fountain Lake

Photo of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Photo of Confederate Memorial Chapel in Richmond

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

Photo of Shockoe Bottom in Richmond

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
on Virginia Historical Society

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