RVA Demographics

Population

Total population in the Richmond MSA.

1,260,668

U.S. Census, American Community Survey 2014 1-Year Estimates

Median Age

Median age in the Richmond MSA.

37.9

U.S. Census, American Community Survey 2014 1-Year Estimates

Age

Total population broken up by age group for the Richmond MSA.

U.S. Census, American Community Survey 2014 1-Year Estimates

Land Use

Looking at how the region's land is committed to use over time helps us better understand growth patterns and make informed land use decisions.

Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, Regional Existing Land Use Inventory, 2013

Race & Ethnicity

"Other" includes American Indian, Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander, some other race, and two or more races.

U.S. Census, American Community Survey 2014 1-Year Estimates

VCU Metroview

MetroView is a regional information and analysis system that allows users to see land use, employment, population, infrastructure, public facilities, environment, and government plans at the geographic level that interests them. Learn more about the project here.

VCU Metroview application screenshot

Population by Peer Region

Peer RegionPopulation
Austin 1,943,299
Hartford 1,214,295
Jacksonville 1,419,127
Louisville 1,265,210
Memphis 1,344,121
Raleigh 1,242,974
Richmond 1,260,668


Age by Peer Region

Peer Region% < 18% 18-24% 25-34% 35-49% 50-64% > 64Median Age
Austin 24 10 17 22 17 9 33.9
Hartford 21 10 12 19 21 16 40.5
Jacksonville 23 9 14 19 20 14 38.1
Louisville 23 9 13 20 21 14 38.4
Memphis 26 10 14 19 19 12 35.7
Raleigh 25 9 14 23 18 11 36.1
Richmond 22 10 14 20 20 14 37.9


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Raleigh, NC Race & Ethnicity