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

Richmond is somewhat bikeable.

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

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 748 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

51 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.

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on Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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