Greater Richmond Partnership

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. is the regional economic development group representing the City of Richmond and the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico.

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The population of the Richmond MSA is nearly 1.3 million and a growing international community adds to the area’s cultural diversity and cosmopolitan character. The Greater Richmond region accounts for 77% of the Richmond MSA’s population with the population growth rate slightly higher than the Richmond MSA’s growth rate.

  • In 2013, the Richmond MSA was the nation’s 44th largest metro area
  • Nearly 56% of the total population is in the prime working ages of 25-64, higher than the national average of 53%
  • Sex: 49% Male, 51% Female
  • Race: 63% White, 30% Black, 3% Asian, 4% Other
  • Median age: 38.1
  • Median household income 2013: $57,286, above the U.S. average of $52,520
  • Educational attainment (population 25 and older):
    High school graduate 87.8%, Some college or associates degree 28.4%, Bachelor's degree or higher 32.5%
  • Population:
Area 2010 2014 2019 (p) 2010-2014 2014-2019
Richmond City 204,214 217,853 225,661 6.68% 3.58%
Chesterfield 316,236 332,499 344,568 5.14% 3.63%
Hanover 99,863 101,918 106,568 2.06% 4.56%
Henrico 306,935 321,924 334,195 4.88% 3.81%
Greater Richmond 927,248 974,194 1,010,992 5.06% 3.78%
Richmond MSA 1,208,101 1,260,029 1,312,622 4.30% 4.17%
Virginia 8,001,024 8,326,289 8,690,202 4.07% 4.37%

(p): Esri forecasts for 2019

Notes: Greater Richmond includes the City of Richmond and Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico counties. The Richmond MSA includes these localities plus the cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Hopewell and the counties of Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Dinwiddie, Goochland, King William, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and Sussex.  

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Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.
901 E. Byrd St., Suite 801
Richmond, VA, USA 23219
(804) 643-3227
(800) 229-6332

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