Colonial Heights, Virginia 

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Population

17,820

11% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$52,529

Avg. Home Price

$163,700

Best Places to Live in Colonial Heights, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area

The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.


QUICK FACTS

City: Colonial Heights
Zip Codes: 23834
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Colonial Heights is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colonial Heights jobs have increased by 1.56%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Colonial Heights's cost of living is 5.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Colonial Heights's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Colonial Heights's population is 17,820 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.93%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 38 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Colonial Heights is $163,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.88%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Colonial Heights public schools spend $12,145 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Colonial Heights. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Colonial Heights

It's a good time to buy in Colonial Heights. Home Appreciation is up 0.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Colonial Heights Real Estate.

The median home price in Colonial Heights is $163,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Colonial Heights   3 Reviews
Lakeview Elementary - 1/10/2010
If you are new to this area you may want to pick another school. The faculty and staff are very CLICKY at this school. You have to "be in the in crowd", in order to... Read More

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Southern cities - 5/4/2009
I think small southern cities are a bit more nosy and stuffy than other parts of the... Read More

Re-location - 1/20/2008
I am considering re-locating to Virginia. The only city my family and I actually visited was Roanoke. We liked it very much, but I need to know if the Richmond area has... Read More


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