A wide variety of housing types and styles are available, in city, suburban, and rural locations. Choices include downtown apartments in renovated warehouses, historic townhouses, golf course and waterfront communities, and farms.
The area's unique neighborhoods include:
- Church Hill, one of the best preserved 19th Century neighborhoods in the country
- The Fan District, one of the largest designated historic residential areas in the U.S.
- Jackson Ward, one of the nation's oldest intact African-American neighborhoods
- Grayson Hill, a luxury townhome community in Henrico that won four national honors in the Best of 50+ Housing Awards
- Monument Avenue, the only street in the U.S. that is a National Historic Landmark.
House and Apartment Pricing
The average sales price of existing homes in the Richmond Metro Area was $284,312 in 2016, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index.
Average monthly apartment rental was $945 for a two bed-room apartment, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index.