Richmond, California

Richmond is a city located in the East Bay in Contra Costa County.

With four marinas, a number of local parks and two large regional parks, Richmond is a wonderful place offering an abundance of activities for the whole family. The city also provides a great opportunity for wildlife observation being home to many different animal species such as Harbor Seals, pigeons and gulls, herons and egrets, as well as deer, falcons, raccoons, ducks, foxes and owls.

 

View of a marina in Richmond, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Richmond California Real Estate. Richmond Real Estate

The real estate market in Richmond is booming due to the affordable housing, great landscape, excellent schools and a low crime rate.

In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Richmond was $311,642. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.

 

Richmond Schools

There are 11,623 students attending the city's high school with a student-teacher ratio of 1:20. Richmond boasts an impressive number of high school graduates at 90% with 70% of graduates choosing higher education options.

Find out more about schools in Richmond here.

 

Points of interest in Richmond, California:

- Point Richmond - situated on a bay, a village within Richmond known for its small-town charm and its quaint shops with coffee shops, historic benches and streetlights.

- National Institute of Art and Disabilities Art Center -
a visual arts center helping adults with developmental and other physical disabilities in creative expression and giving them exhibition opportunities for their work.
 
Richmond Facts:
  • Area - 52.6 sq mi 
  • Population - 101,454
  • Median income - $46,659
  • Median age of residents - 33 years old