Richmond, VA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 197,790. Estimated population in July 2020: 193,777 (-2.0% change)
Males: 92,068 (46.5%), Females: 105,722 (53.5%)

The city of Richmond is an independent city of Virginia. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Virginia.

Zip codes: 23219, 23220, 23221, 23222, 23223, 23224, 23225, 23226, 23227, 23228, 23229, 23230, 23231, 23233, 23234, 23235, 23236, 23237, 23294, 23298.

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $31,121
Median house value: $87,300

Races in Richmond:

  • Black (57.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (8.5%), German (6.1%), Irish (5.4%), United States (3.8%), Scottish (2.0%), Italian (1.9%).

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 60.1 square miles

Map of Richmond, VA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Richmond

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond city

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 34.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

3.9% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -5,398 (-2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Richmond:

  • BON SECOURS-STUART CIRCLE HOSPITAL (413-21 STUART CIRCLE)
  • CAPITOL MEDICAL CENTER (700 WEST GRACE ST)
  • CHARTER WESTBROOK BEHAVIOR HLTH SY INC (1500 WESTBROOK AVENUE)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (2924 BROOK ROAD)
  • CHIPPENHAM MEDICAL CENTER (1401 JOHNSTON WILLIS DRIVE)
  • COLUMBIA RETREAT HOSPITAL (2621 GROVE AVENUE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH MEDICAL CENTER (7700 PARHAM RD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF VIRGINIA (5700 FITZHUGH AVENUE)
  • HENRICO DOCTORS HOSPITAL FOREST (1602 SKIPWITH ROAD)
  • MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA HOSPITALS (401 N 12TH ST, MCV STATION BOX 510)
  • RICHMOND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1500 N 28TH ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF RICHMOND (5801 BREMO RD)
  • VALUEMARK WESTEND BEHAVIOR HEALTH SYST (12800 WEST CREEK PARKWAY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richmond:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 74 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 80 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)

Other public-use airports nearest to Richmond:

  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 11 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: FCI)
  • HANOVER COUNTY MUNI (about 12 miles; RICHMOND/ASHLAND, VA; Abbreviation: OFP)
  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 18 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)

Amtrak stations:

  • RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (1500 MAIN STREET). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Richmond:

  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 18,753; Location: 910 W FRANKLIN ST; Public; Website: www.vcu.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,906; Location: 1701 E Parham Road; Public; Website: www.jsr.cc.va.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (Full-time enrollment: 3,756; Location: 28 WESTHAMPTON WAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.richmond.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,476; Location: 1500 N LOMBARDY ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vuu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ECPI TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,067; Location: 800 MOOREFIELD PK DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ecpi.edu)
  • UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AND PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 282; Location: 3401 BROOK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.union-psce.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BETA TECH (Full-time enrollment: 225; Location: 7914 MIDLOTHIAN TPK; Private, for-profit)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE-RICHMOND (Full-time enrollment: 200; Location: 8141 HULL ST RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AT RICHMOND (Full-time enrollment: 199; Location: 3400 BROOK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.btsr.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 127; Location: 300 GATEWAY CENTRE PKY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • BON SECOURS MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 98; Location: 8550 MAGELLAN PKWY #1100; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bonsecours.com/son/index.htm)
  • BRAXTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 4917 AUGUSTA AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • TWIN IMAGE BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 5519 HULL ST RD; Private, for-profit)
  • INDUSTRIAL TRAINING COMPANY (Location: 10821 TRADE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: ITCTraining)
  • JANARDS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 2311 HUNGARY RD; Private, for-profit)
  • VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF PASTORAL CARE (Location: 2000 BREMO RD STE 105; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC SCIENCES (Location: 5801 BREMO RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • INSURANCE SEMINARS (Location: 121 AVEBURY DR; Private, for-profit)
  • MOSELEY-FLINT SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 8543 MAYLAND DR BLDG B; Private, for-profit)
  • RICHMOND VIRGINIA SEMINARY (Location: 2318-20 CEDAR ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Richmond:

  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 52 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 53 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 67 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 76 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)

Biggest public high schools in Richmond:

  • HERMITAGE HIGH (Students: 2,114; Location: 8301 HUNGARY SPRING RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GODWIN HIGH (Students: 2,035; Location: 2101 PUMP RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VARINA HIGH (Students: 1,747; Location: 7053 MESSER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONACAN HIGH (Students: 1,740; Location: 11501 SMOKETREE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MEADOWBROOK HIGH (Students: 1,632; Location: 4901 COGBILL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FREEMAN HIGH (Students: 1,619; Location: 8701 THREE CHOPT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TUCKER HIGH (Students: 1,554; Location: 2910 PARHAM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HENRICO HIGH (Students: 1,470; Location: 302 AZALEA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HUGUENOT HIGH (Students: 1,209; Location: 7945 FOREST HILL AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE WYTHE HIGH (Students: 1,143; Location: 4314 CRUTCHFIELD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Richmond:

  • ST CHRISTOPHER’S SCHOOL (Students: 879; Location: 711 ST CHRISTOPHER ROAD; Grades: KG – 12; Boys only)
  • ST CATHERINES SCHOOL (Students: 738; Location: 6001 GROVE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12; Girls only)
  • STEWARD SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 11600 GAYTON ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 4000 CREIGHTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 304 NORTH SHEPPARD ST.; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • GROVE AVENUE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 8701 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • COMMONWEALTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 6255 WARWICK ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 194; Location: 8491 CHAMBERLAYNE RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GEARA GROUP/ED. DEV. CENTER (Students: 100; Location: PO BOX 25517; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 3900 WESTBROAD ST; Grades: 7 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Richmond:

  • MANCHESTER MIDDLE (Students: 1,491; Location: 7401 HULL STREET RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROLFE MIDDLE (Students: 1,411; Location: 6901 MESSER RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BROOKLAND MIDDLE (Students: 1,353; Location: 9200 LYDELL DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FAIRFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 1,309; Location: 5121 NINE MILE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALEM CHURCH MIDDLE (Students: 1,207; Location: 9700 SALEM CHURCH RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FALLING CREEK MIDDLE (Students: 1,192; Location: 4724 HOPKINS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TUCKAHOE MIDDLE (Students: 1,187; Location: 9000 THREE CHOPT RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PROVIDENCE MIDDLE (Students: 1,050; Location: 900 STARLIGHT LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BYRD MIDDLE (Students: 1,035; Location: 9400 QUIOCCASIN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOODY MIDDLE (Students: 1,003; Location: 7800 WOODMAN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Richmond:

  • ST EDWARD EPIPHANY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 10701 W HUGUENOT RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BRIDGETS (Students: 490; Location: 6011 YORK ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES ELEM SCH (Students: 416; Location: 8200 WOODMAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MICHAEL’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 8706 QUAKER LANE; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 9501 GAYTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • THE RICHMOND MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 499 NORTH PARHAM ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 3418 NOBLE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 1301 ROBIN HOOD ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BENEDICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 3100 GROVE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WEBBER COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 196; Location: 7800 SALEM CHURCH ROAD; Grades: PK – 4)

Libraries

Libraries in Richmond:

  • HENRICO COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,895,421; Location: 1001 N. LABURNUM AVENUE; 584,375 books; 24,179 audio materials; 12,595 video materials; 1,818 serial subscriptions)
  • RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,010,941; Location: 101 EAST FRANKLIN STREET; 820,835 books; 17,780 audio materials; 6,829 video materials; 1,547 serial subscriptions)