Best 15 Cities for Low Taxes

Cheat Sheet

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.

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Facts & Figures

  • 23,000 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
  • New GRTC bus system 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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