Welcome to Richmond. Welcome home.
We’re hip. We’re artsy. But we’re down to earth, too. We’re an eclectic group of folks bound by a common goal to make our city and surrounding areas the very best place to call home.
RVA at a Glance
Metro Richmond Population:1,260,029 awesome neighbors
Location:2 hours to Washington, DC, 2 hours to Virginia Beach, 1 hour to Charlottesville, and 15 minutes to Ashland, Virginia, the Center of the Universe!
Average Commute:Just 24.7 minutes.
Weather:Just right. With an average high of 70°F and an average low of 48°F, you’ll experience all four seasons and not too much of any one of them.
Cost Of Living:Average! (This is a case where average is good.) RVA < Charlotte, NC < Washington, D.C. < New York, NY
Food & Drink
In-Demand EateriesWith James Beard-winning chefs and restaurants garnering gushing write-ups in pubs including Southern Living Magazine and Conde Nast Traveler, you’re probably going to need to make a reservation.
Well-Crafting BeveragesMore than 25 craft breweries, a meadery, and more, Richmonders (and visitors alike) also appreciate that we have both Uber and Lyft. Cheers!
Endless AislesGrocery shoppers never settle in RVA, with Whole Foods, Kroger, Lidl, Aldi, Wegmans, Publix, Food Lion, and independent stores such as Ellwood Thompson’s representing. Plus, farmer’s markets offer endless local, fresh ingredients and more.