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    901 Mcdonough Street, Richmond, VA 23224
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    5/5 Tyron on Feb 20, 2022

    LIKE ALL NEW DWELLINGS WE HAD ISSUES IN THE BEGINNING. NOW THAT THE MAJOR ISSUES HAVE BEEN FIXED, VERY NICE PROPERTY.

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Nov 2, 2019

    Great place, utilities expensive

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    2342 Hampstead Ave #2, Richmond, VA 23230
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    2411 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23223
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    1837 Grayland Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220
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    • $1,300
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    1817 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223
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    • $1,173+
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    119 S. 1St Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    823 E Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    901 Mcdonough Street, Richmond, VA 23224
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    2213 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23223
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    500 Stockton Street, Richmond, VA 23224-4296
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    1309 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
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    3501 Meadowdale Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23234
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    2342 Hampstead Ave #2, Richmond, VA 23230
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    311 South 11Th Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    1 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    2031 Maywill Street, Richmond, VA 23230
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    • $1,323
    • $1,498+
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    17 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
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    2411 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23223
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    100 S. 15Th Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    3031 Norfolk Street, Richmond, VA 23230
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    308 N Nansemond St, Richmond, VA 23221
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    5950 Westower Court, Richmond, VA 23225
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    6701 Dartmouth Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226
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    11-19 S. Allen Ave. & 2018 - 2022 W. Cary St., Richmond, VA 23220
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    4037 Lamplighter Drive, Richmond, VA 23234
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    1817 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223
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    • $1,575+
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    1317 Hull Street, Richmond, VA 23224
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    1401 Yellowpine Cir, Richmond, VA 23225
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    3200 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227
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    • $1,665+
    • $2,370+
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    1601 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23220
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    • $1,650
    • $1,955
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    705 Pool Road, Richmond, VA 23236
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    • $1,125+
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    • $1,527+
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    101 Manchester Road, Richmond, VA 23224
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    • $1,400+
    • $1,163+
    • $1,805+
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    230 N. 6Th St., Richmond, VA 23219
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    • $1,525+
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    2 S 17Th St., Richmond, VA 23219
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    2701 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
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    715 E. 4Th Street, Suite 24, Richmond, VA 23224-5553
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    420 E. Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    2900 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
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    41 1/2 Malvern Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221
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    1817 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223
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    • $1,002+
    • $1,134+
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    1407 Cummings Drive, Richmond, VA 23220
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    • $1,650+
    • $1,950
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    103 S. Davis Ave., Richmond, VA 23220
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    • $1,559
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    1001 East Byrd Street, Richmond, VA 23219
    14 Units available
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    • $1,676+
    • $2,016+
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    3101 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
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    • $1,620
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    616 Hull Street Road, RICHMOND, VA 23224
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    101 N. 5Th Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    • $1,190+
    • $1,485+
    • $2,012
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    5000 Libbie Mill East Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230
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    • $1,810+
    • $2,313+
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    316 E. Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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    720 E. 6Th Street, Richmond, VA 23224
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    108 S. 1St St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Average rent in Richmond, VA

$1,459/mo Richmond, VA average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Richmond, VA is $1,459.

Richmond, VA apartment rent ranges

About 36% of apartment rents in Richmond, VA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 7% of apartments. Around 48% of Richmond’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 8% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

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When were prices and availability in Richmond, VA last updated?

Prices and availability in Richmond, VA were last updated on 30 Sep 2022.

What are the best apartments in Richmond, VA?

The best apartments in Richmond, VA are: Link Apartments® Manchester, Crestwood at Libbie, Pohlig Box Factory, The Villas at Granby 1837 and Lofts and Upper Lofts at Canal Walk III.

What is the average rent in Richmond, VA?

The average rent in Richmond, VA is $1,459. Start your search for apartments in Richmond, VA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Richmond, VA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Richmond, VA is between $945 and $5,844. View all studio apartments in Richmond, VA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA is between $685 and $8,828. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Richmond, VA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA is between $760 and $10,535. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Richmond, VA is between $685 and $13,604. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Richmond, VA.

What type of rental buildings are in Richmond, VA?

In Richmond 56% of the housing is rented out compared to 44% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 20% of Richmond’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 58% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Richmond, VA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Richmond are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 37% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 4 stories. About 79% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 17% are mid-rises, and 4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Richmond, VA?

Rental apartments in Richmond come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 36% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 51% of all rentals in Richmond. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Richmond, VA

Richmond is every colonial era lover’s dream. It originally served as a shipping and transport crossroads, Richmond has now developed into a modern capital with an economy supported by diverse fields, ranging from biotechnology to finance. Richmond is doing well for itself, too - it landed a spot on Forbes’ list of 10 best cities for commuters.

Richmond was first founded by English settlers in the 17th century, but wasn’t incorporated until 1742. It served as a major player in both the American Revolution and Civil War. In the 20th century, an industrial economy allowed it to maintain its position as a major east coast city.

Richmond is both the capital of Virginia and the state’s fourth largest city. Interestingly enough, it is an independent city and not formally located in any county. Richmond is 220% larger than Roanoke, VA, but is one third the size of Baltimore. Atlanta is about twice as large as Richmond, while Charlotte is about four times larger.

Lynchburg, VA is 113 miles away from Richmond. Richmond is located at a distance of 108 miles from Washington, DC and about 189 miles from Roanoke. This makes it convenient for visiting your friends up and down the east coast.

The weather in Richmond is rather temperate, with dry autumns. It offers a nice balance for your new home. Snowfall rarely exceeds 3 inches. Summer temperatures average about 80°F, with the winter average at around 39°F. A particularity for the city are Atlantic hurricanes.

Richmond experiences four distinct seasons, with winter in December through February, March to May for spring, June until August making up summer, and September to November for autumn.

Tips for renting in Richmond, VA

Virginia provides you with many rights as a renter, including limiting security deposits to the equivalent of two months’ rent. Also, a landlord is required to refund your security deposit within 90 days of the premises being vacated. Additionally, landlords are obligated to ensure necessary services are provided to you, like hot water and functioning locks. Finally, Virginia law compels all landlords to tell you whether mold has been found on your premises.

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Richmond, VA demographics

Richmond, VA has a population of 229,233 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 120,524 of Richmond’s residents are women and 108,709 are men. The median age of those who live in Richmond, VA is 34.1.

Living in Richmond, VA

Most Richmond citizens would say the pros of their city outweigh the cons. For instance, traffic congestion is incredibly low and finding a parking space is not usually a problem. It’s also a great city for college sports fans.

However, the city lacks a comprehensive public transportation system. Additionally, some people have reservations about the continued downtown expansion of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond has a lot of African American culture in its veins and this is best represented by its food and art. You’ll find outstanding soul food restaurants in the city, along with Jamaican eateries, and African American heritage festivals.

Richmond, VA households

  • 40,232 Family
    50,773 Non-family
  • 17,996 Children
    73,009 No Children
  • 91,005Total Number of Households
  • 2.4Average People Per Household
  • $51,421Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 91,005 households in Richmond, VA. 40,232 are family households and 50,773 are non-family households. There are 17,996 households with children in Richmond and 73,009 households without children. On average, about 2.4 people live in a household in Richmond, VA.

Things to do in Richmond, VA

Families with kids can go see a Richmond Flying Squirrels game, the city’s minor league baseball team, or take their canine pal over to the Barker Field Dog Park. Another great Richmond park for you to enjoy is Belle Isle, located downtown. In fact, Belle Isle was rated among the best parks in the city by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

For a family outing, the Richmond Zoo is always an excellent choice, and the Science Museum of Virginia has interesting exhibits for both adults and children. If you want to spend some time in the great outdoors, the James River is a great spot for fishing, boating, and picnics.

Some worthwhile free things to do in Richmond include visiting the Virginia Holocaust Museum, a powerful experience. If you’re a Civil War history buff, then the historical battle site of Fort Harrison is an excellent choice for you.

They say Virginia is for lovers, and Richmond perfectly reflects that. Estilo, a local favorite Latin American restaurant, is a great choice for your next date. Afterwards, consider stopping by Blue Bee Cider in Old Town Manchester for a couple’s tasting.

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They say Virginia is for lovers, and Richmond perfectly reflects that. Estilo, a local favorite Latin American restaurant, is a great choice for your next date. Afterwards, consider stopping by Blue Bee Cider in Old Town Manchester for a couple’s tasting.

Every year, the Carytown Watermelon Festival in Richmond is a big draw, especially if you enjoy tasty fruit. The Hanover Tomato Festival is equally popular. Also, Richmond’s African American culture has been celebrated for over 25 years with music, art, and food at the annual 2nd Street Festival.

If you’re looking for shopping options in Richmond, you won’t be disappointed. For example, there’s Careytown, a trendy district with over 200 shops. You can also shop at Chesterfield Towne Center, a more traditional mall with over 125 stores. Finally, Short Pump Town Center provides you with outdoor shopping venues, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants.

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Richmond, VA employment & economy

Besides the obvious economic stimulus from its universities, Richmond is also home to Altria Group and Genworth Financial. Two additional financial companies located in the city, Capital One and Suntrust Bank, show the importance of this industry to Richmond’s economy and provide plenty of jobs in the banking sector.

Biotechnology and research firms have been moving to Richmond recently, bringing along opportunities for those searching for STEM jobs. Finally, Richmond may give you the chance to make an appearance on the big screen, as it’s an up-and-coming location for the film industry, with many features and short films being shot in the city.

Education in Richmond, VA

The major universities in the city include The University of Richmond, a liberal arts institution with high-ranked business and law programs, and Virginia Commonwealth University. VCU boasts both a school of medicine and a dental school if you’re an aspiring healthcare provider.

Richmond, VA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Richmond, VA is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 31% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 23% have a Bachelor Degree, and 15% have a Graduate Degree.

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