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Living in Richmond

Richmond has an average Walk Score of 49 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 a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge

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Virginia Historical Society

Most errands require a car in Richmond.

Richmond Apartments for Rent

View all Richmond apartments on a map. The average rent is $999 and the average home price is $225,000.

Rental info for Match Point Apartments in the Richmond area
from $580
1 bed
Walk Score 26
Rental info for Cookie Factory Lofts in the Richmond area
from $850
Studio
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Tuckahoe Creek Apartments in the Richmond area
from $890
1 bed
Walk Score 30
Rental info for Woodbriar Apartments in the Richmond area
from $579
1 bed
Walk Score 26
Rental info for Malvern Manor in the Richmond area
from $897
1 bed
Walk Score 54
Rental info for Jefferson Trace in the Richmond area
from $599
1 bed
Walk Score 42
Rental info for Townsend Square in the Richmond area
from $635
2 bed
Walk Score 46
Rental info for Cloverleaf Lake in the Richmond area
from $810
1 bed
Walk Score 13

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

Richmond Neighborhoods

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Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 745 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.

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Bacchus

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8 1/2

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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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GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge

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Virginia Historical Society

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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

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Shockoe Bottom

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Main Street Station

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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Great Shiplock Park

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Great Shiplock Park

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Shockoe Bottom

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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Fan District

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Fan District

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

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on Virginia Historical Society

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