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Richmond Apartments
Last updated February 29 2024 at 3:03 AM

Richmond, VA
300 Apartments for Rent

Richmond Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 230,436
Population Density: 3,845.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 41%
Median Annual Income: $51,770 / year
Median Rent: $1,144 / month

What locals are saying

Rumor going around the old Commonwealth is you’re looking for an uber-sweet crash pad in the capitol of Virginia. Good call!

Richmond, after all, not only boasts one of America’s most storied pasts but also has a lot to offer to those of us living in the present (i

Richmond Demographics


How diverse is Richmond?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Richmond is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Richmond are Black Or African American (42.8%), White (41.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Two Or More (4.9%), Asian (2.2%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Richmond residents?

The median age in Richmond is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

How diverse is Richmond?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Richmond is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Richmond are Black Or African American (42.8%), White (41.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Two Or More (4.9%), Asian (2.2%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Richmond residents?

The median age in Richmond is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

Richmond Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Richmond is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Richmond is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Richmond is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Richmond


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Mary Munford Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
501 Students
17 Reviews
501
Students
17 Reviews
6 /10
John B. Cary Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
264 Students
9 Reviews
264
Students
9 Reviews
6 /10
William Fox Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
511 Students
13 Reviews
511
Students
13 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Franklin Military Academy
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
367 Students
6 Reviews
367
Students
6 Reviews
4 /10
Lucille M. Brown Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
755 Students
18 Reviews
755
Students
18 Reviews
4 /10
Albert Hill Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
484 Students
11 Reviews
484
Students
11 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Open High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
181 Students
10 Reviews
181
Students
10 Reviews
10 /10
Richmond Community High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
236 Students
7 Reviews
236
Students
7 Reviews
7 /10
Franklin Military Academy
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
367 Students
6 Reviews
367
Students
6 Reviews

What Renters Say about Richmond


Apartment List has released the results for Richmond from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Richmond renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories near-average and average scores."
72%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
66%
Pet Friendliness
61%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
58%
Social Life
57%
Commute Time
50%
Public Transit
49%
Weather
38%
Safety and Crime Rate
37%
Dating
35%
Quality of Schools
34%
Affordability
23%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Richmond, Virginia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Richmond is $1,498, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,873. Rent rates updated 7 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Richmond, VA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Richmond, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 300 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Richmond. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Richmond is $1,182 for a studio, $1,498 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,873 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Richmond apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Richmond, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Richmond?

In Richmond, the average rent is $1,182 for a studio, $1,498 for a 1-bedroom, $1,873 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,427 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Richmond, check out our monthly Richmond Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Richmond?

You can filter cheap apartments in Richmond by price: under $800, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Richmond?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Richmond apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Richmond?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Richmond.

How can I find off-campus housing in Richmond?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Richmond. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Union University, Christopher Newport University, College of William and Mary, and University of Mary Washington.