Who Lives Downtown?

Downtown Richmond has experienced residential growth in the recent years. From Millennials wanting the ease of living and working downtown, to Baby Boomers downsizing from single-family homes, to low-to-no-maintenance properties, Downtown has - yet again - become home to a diverse segment of Richmonders.

Facts & Figures

  • 51,000 residents have moved to Richmond since 2010
  • 18% of households do not own a car
  • People biking or walking to work nearly doubled since 2000
  • GRTC bus rapid transit triples number of residents within ½ mile of a frequent bus
  • 74 Walk Score
  • 75% of Richmonders live within a 10 minute walk of a park
  • There are nearly 3,000 acres of parkland in the City
  • Annual Rent Growth Up 3%
  • Market Rent/SF $19.65
  • 7 Bus Stops Downtown

To make yourself at home, check out our Living Essentials to learn more about where to find services Downtown!

Data provided by City of Richmond.

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