Most accurate crime rates for Richmond, VA. It sounds like I am being dramatic but I am not! Richmond has a lot going for it. Across the street is the hip Catlhoula coffee. The price of housing is so much cheaper than anywhere else that is as close to SF. I have had many more opportunities to walk through the whole neighborhood lately, and if I were younger with small kids I'd choose this area. How we calculate this. Fast forward a bunch of years and I can't tell you how much I like my neighborhood. Moving to Berkeley from LA - Interracial Family Friendly? We have great neighbors, an active neighborhood message board and the choo choo train that we can hear off in the distance which my 2 year old loves. Keep your activities in Richmond planned for the daylight hours mostly. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. It gets a bad reputation, crime has really gone down and neighbors around here really look out for each other. Things we love about where we are: walkability to Lake Merritt, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. With all of that said, we are considering moving to Richmond, the North & East neighborhood (almost $1K less in rent). And there are several updated and very nice parks. info@eastrichwood.com. For public elementary school there is also an opportunity to transfer into Pt Richmond Washington School for their dual-immersion Spanish program which seems very good and not so hard to get into as Berkeley or other such public school programs. My husband and I came to Berkeley when he was a grad student in 1981. Neighborhood groups are exploding in Richmond. We love being so close to Marin for hiking, etc. The people in the N&E who I've met are a really nice bunch and look out for each other. I work near full-time as a nurse and my husband is a stay at home dad/student. I can't speak for the commute, but I know a lot of people enjoy the new ferry terminal at point Richmond. It has served my family well. My kids (K & 4th) attend the neighborhood school Wilson (just renamed Michelle Obama elementary) have been very happy there. East End is a district in Richmond, Virginia. I think it is perfect. East Richmond is an expansive region of land comprising the subareas of Bridgeport, East and West Cambie, East Richmond, and Hamilton. We bought a house in the NE Richmond area because they are SO much more affordable than what we were able to find in Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito/Oakland. I can let you know as my exploration increases or maybe we can explore together. (Also, when there's traffic, a nice short-cut and beautiful drive to North Berkeley is the Arlington. And lastly, Annie's Annuals nursery is a true sight to behold (Annie also lives in east Richmond), there is nothing like it. Can anyone offer insight on carpooling from Richmond VS. taking Bart. NE Richmond is a secret area with lots of families and most of the neighborhood is made-up of young families and homeowners. Powhatan and Goochland are a lot more rural "country" if you will. Mixed use and commercial properties are plentiful as are residential subdivisions throughout the area, with a good selection of single family homes, townhomes and condos in all price ranges. If you are looking to spend a day exploring the cultural activities, food, and arts and entertainment Richmond has to offer, you should plan on doing these activities during the daylight hours. some of the blocks where you are looking have good established street trees, but many areas have had all street trees removed at some point, and you can get Richmond to plant a new tree by your house, but many people don't know, or are actually tree phobic and don't want them. Thank you!! (Actually some of us have recently talked about enrolling our kids in the neighborhood elementary school, commit to being actively involved and helping turn it around....still considering that approach). Northeast Richmond is a lovely neighborhood. There's supposed to be an organic farm (in Richmond! I am including my email so you can get in touch. And a small habitat reserve/dog park up the hill just below Mira Vista Elementary. Other than that, we love our police chief, and we love our city manager. Jennifer S, Welcome! The Good- We feel like part of an enthusiastic, concerned community and know many of our neighbors. My neighbors are great and I feel a good sense of community. The Richmond version of Starbucks...but way cooler. With a crime rate of 48 per one thousand residents, Richmond has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. Phone (632) 8234-9167 (632) 8726-7031 I've lived in N for over 12 years and love it. Another neighbor contacted us on Nextdoor and told us about the police. Redwood park on the shore of San Pablo Reservoir is also really beautiful. There are lots of things to do around Mechanicsville. If you are walking down the streets of downtown Richmond during the daylight hours, minding your own business, chances are you will not be bothered. We offer our unbiased opinions and do not accept compensation to review products. I love that we are so close to everything - I can be in Berkeley in 5-10 minutes. Parties, drinking, clubs, and drug use are commonly found after dark in downtown Richmond. How we determined the worst Richmond hoods in 2021. 1. off sp dam rd I think) I have not seen them at the local farmer's market but heard they are providing some organic produce and programs in some of the poorest schools and via a farmer's market. Welcome back. Point Richmond is also a fun day-trip, but about 10 minutes drive. Richmond is developing a stronger sense of community all the time, and the prices are going up and up and if you want to buy, now is the time. One of the benefits of living here that you don't get in Berkeley and Oakland is peace and quiet in … There were a handful of instances of robbery, burglary, vehicle crime and shoplifting. It is not uncommon to see drug dealers, users, and abusers roaming the street into the wee hours of the morning. Catahoula coffee on San Pablo Ave is the neighborhood coffee house and weekend morning hangout. If you join, you will find it's similar to BPN. If you want to avoid being a victim of a crime in Richmond, using common sense and street smarts in Richmond goes a long way. - There is a very involved network of people who live in the neighborhood, including an online yahoo board, neighborhood patrol program where neighbors walk the streets weekly, and a new parents club. East Richmond Heights crime rates are 54% lower than the national average; Violent crimes in East Richmond Heights are 50% lower than the national average; In East Richmond Heights you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime; East Richmond Heights is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States Really nice neighbors. Do your kids feel safe? What are the Good Neighborhoods in Richmond? Within the city, this includes historic neighborhoods such as Church Hill, Fairmount, and Union Hill, more modern developments such as Fulton, Powhatan Hill, Fulton Hill, and Montrose Heights, and public housing communities such as Fairfield Court, Creighton Court, Whitcomb Court, and Mosby Court. Richmond has a population of 214,000 and the adjacent counties of Henrico and Chesterfield combine to create a local population of more than 1,250,000 people. Riverport Entertainment Complex A popular destination for entertainment and City operated recreational facilities such as the Watermania Aquatic Complex and Richmond Ice Centre. Easy walk to El Cerrito BART, close to El Cerrito Plaza w/many big box stores & some indies, at least 40-50 reasonably priced restaurants within 1/2 mile & at least 1 pleasant little park w/playground equip. dana. How Safe Is Richmond Really? A little intimidating! One of the benefits of living here that you don't get in Berkeley and Oakland is peace and quiet in the city, a slower lifestyle, and more space. Now I Really Like it though can't quite say I love it (more trees please!! Awesome prices, and not very 'picked over' like Berkeley and Oakland. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Depending on where you are in the city, that might be an option. We will be visiting Holocaust Museum on East Cary Street. In regards to kid friendly stuff in our neighborhood, I only have a 2 week old baby so I haven't ventured far but the park at Wildcat Canyon is pretty nice and Playland not at the Beach isn't far. All items are in stock and prices are accurate at the time of publication. Trail Maps 2015 East Richmond. It is a free social neighborhood network. Re: Moving elderly relative to San Pablo to stay or go. He has a friend who lives down the street and they play (supervised, of course) out front for hours. My mortgage is low and has always been low. Yes, downtown Richmond is full of museums, restaurants, shopping, and arts and entertainment, but it is likely that there is nothing family oriented open past 6pm. happy richmond resident, Re: Living in Richmond when most of our friends don't If you want a Mom's group, PRAM which is based in Point Richmond does a lot of stuff around the area - I'm not as familiar with them but I know many people who participated. Just to mention that there is hope in the impoverished west county district. We live in the incredibly diverse North and East neighborhood of Richmond. There's definitely been an uptick in remodels and young families moving in. Happy Hill Mama, Hi we have lived in richmond N & E for 3 years and feel mostly good about it. This is probably a 2-3 minute drive from you, and in Spring feels like you're in the Shires. I'd also like to add we have a pit, and she is a sweetheart and I am not one to judge breeds, but the situation as a whole was questionable. home for sale:. You can post any question, and numerous folks will respond. Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about areas to avoid in Richmond. There is not one particular type of crime that dominates the ward. Hope this helps! New place Adventure Kinderland is a fun little gem. They meet once a month and they are a wonderful way to get to meet folks and find out what's going on in your community. Lots of highly motivated people who want to keep making the city better. How much does it cost to take a cab from … Which area is safe to stay? There are a few random homes that are a site to sore eyes (probably like what you experienced), but for the most part the area is lovely and from what I can see and from what I hear, changing for the better. A slight drive but there are options if you're willing to put in some extra work and time. I have lived in Richmond for 5 years. I moved to the North and East about 5 years ago. © 2021 Smarter Travel Media LLC. A neighbor had a pot stolen from the front of their house. Crimes in Richmond happen between drug dealers in neighborhoods you won't wonder into. Welcome. How easy is it to get downtown? I can get to Point Isabel in 10 minutes, to the EC Plaza in 10 minutes, to HIlltop Mall in 10 minutes, to Pt Richmond in 10 minutes. However, I would personally, with a child, not feel comfortable living on the west side of San Pablo Ave in Richmond, or even on or west of San Pablo near the El Cerrito/Richmond border. - Schools are not good. I also like Point Pinole. There are bilingual preschools in some of the public schools, El Nuevo Mundo, a beautiful little state run preschool, a few home based ones and La Casita, a Montessori preschool up in Pinole. It's very friendly and the vibe has never been better. Pay close attention to your surroundings. Some products are sent to us free of charge with no incentive to offer a favorable review. I notice the market has dived, what do you think about property value now? However, if you are wandering down Chamberlayne Avenue by yourself or with another person staring at and talking about the other people, chances are you are looking for trouble. Bottom line- we can afford to live here, we love our neighbors, we are part of a cool neighborhood, we feel safe here and will gladly stay until we outgrow our little 2 bedroom house! easy commute to city, 1 mile from Bart, etc. We have Artist Open Homes during the summer, great art classes at the Richmond Art Center, story time at the Richmond Library, a cool new coffee house (Catahoula Coffee), an active and vibrant online community and more. Our prices are skyrocketing in the good neighborhoods. Would I live in a city like Albany with better schools, and nice downtown etc if I had the money? richmond is ok, Re: Moving to Richmond this month Call Today. We live just south of Barrett, and I think the blocks north of Barrett and south of McBryde where you are looking have the nicest neighborhood feeling. We are also in the specific area you are looking to buy in. Richmond is bordered on the north by Hancock and Pittsfield, on the east by Lenox, on the south by Stockbridge and West Stockbridge, and on the west by Canaan, Columbia County, New York. Richmond Art Center (also in dire financial trouble,)NIAD, East Bay Performing Arts Center, point richmond's beach trail and mini railroad museum. The Bad - Obviously Richmond has a lot of problems, but the vast majority of the news-worthy crimes are happening in the Iron Triangle and North Richmond areas. Most of the time these three types of people are looking to cause harm to or cheat one another. They probably haven't hit bottom, though. It has a running stream, if it ever rains again, and is fun for picnics. Talk to your potential neighbors when you're house hunting. You made a smart move. The Ugly- You will probably hear very occasional gunshots (took me years to figure out those weren't firecrackers), mostly during the summer and coming from outside the N boundary. Fantastic and dedicated teachers, too. Your chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 211 and property crime is 1 in 26. If you notice retail stores and restaurants becoming less common as you are traveling, you probably want to turn around. Rankings U.S. News analyzed 150 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living … Open in Waze. You just missed National Night Out which happens in August. the only thing I don't like about living here is that we pretty much have to drive everywhere (except the college) but if you are willing to drive 5 or 10 minutes there are many places to go. It's about 15 minutes out from the city and consists of safe, modern neighborhoods with great people. Home values have really come down and now is a good time to buy. My neighbor used to do this drive just to put her kiddos to sleep for afternoon naps). However, I will tell you that our prices are rising as we speak and I seriously doubt you can get a three bedroom two bath for less than $500K. To figure out how bad a place is to live in, we only needed to know what kinds of things people like and then decide what places have the least amount of those things. I would ideally carpool. In terms of commute into the city, I used to work in the Financial District and would drive to Ranch 99 and take casual carpool and AC Transit back. Sign in to save Registered Nurse (East Coast) - Richmond, VA at Sameday Health. I don't think it is a very exciting place to live, but I have always felt safe there. Our favorite restaurant very close by: Sa Wad Dee Thai. We pulled out of the house we were looking at and drove by some 'gangster' looking types with a very large pit-bull that they couldn't really control and they were counting a large wad of cash- yes, it seemed like something you'd see in a movie. Re: What are the Good Neighborhoods in Richmond? Deborah. It is a great community of staff who have been there a long time and really nice kids & parents as well. Future trails are being developed east of this site. Another con: we need more trees! And of course, an affordable mortgage that allows for more vacations, etc. We lived on the border of Richmond/San Pablo for almost a decade and while it was affordable, there is indeed a lot of crime and it did not feel safe. With email, people are chit chatting and watching their houses constantly. A lot of the people on the block are renters so we were never friendly with many people. Our homes are well-maintained and people are caring. Check it out. E-mail. )They plant year round and give you a choice of trees that will work for your spot. Mine (I live near Planet Fitness )is really strong. I'm not sure what you like to do, but I can tell you what we like to do/places we support: Nature spots: Alvarado Park (beautiful park with picnic table and jungle gyms), then a little further down that road is Wildcat Canyon Regional Park (that bare hill on the East hillside), where you can hike the hills with cows (no joke!!) We bought a house last year in North East Richmond and LOVE IT there. Richmond’s housing stock could be viewed as “interesting” or "architecturally inconsistent” - dependent on your bias! When we stopped trying to fit ourselves into prospective homes that weren't quite ''right,'' we found the perfect home for us. Sure. I always feel a little far away from things and you can't get fresh bread except from Safeway. For walks I love to go up Clark Road in El sobrante - 20 minute uphill and you've gotten your workout and 360 degree veiws of SF, Mt Tam, Mt Diablo etc. My kid rides his bike all over and plays at the local basketball court with a bunch of neighborhood boys. Good luck! another who lives in a nicer looking area around st paul's has had problems with loud neighbors, but that could happen anywhere. My neighbor's daughters were able to go to El Cerrito high, which is pretty descent. I find that it's very safe here, neighbors know one another and are friendly. Total crimes include both violent crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault) and property crimes (burglary, theft, vehicle theft). Hope this helps! I am excited about the small charter co-op middle school currently on Barrett in the 30's. There are a lot of car thefts and burglaries, so plan on a good security system for both. We love it. The principal Ms Velez if fantastic and very responsive and the teachers are warm and caring. We love our neighborhoods. However, we of course still have a ways to go. The area is getting an influx of young families with a desire to fix up their homes, and you can see quite a few cool places around- almost feels like Albany or Berkeley. Bridges Rock Gym in El Cerrito is super affordable, with yoga, spin, pilates...only about $40/month. I know there are more treasures headed toward Hercules and Martinez so I still have some exploring to do - have fun! Sign up for our free newsletter. Safe Check East, Inc. is a Virginia Foreign Corporation filed on August 8, 2007. How safe is Victoria Street Richmond? The N&E is a friendly, safe and diverse neighborhood. Our community gets better all the time. All Rights Reserved. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. My family has lived in the N&E neighborhood since 2008 and Richmond has only gotten better! When we began to think about having kids and having a house, we ended up in northeast Richmond. If the nightclub scene is your thing, it is safe to explore the nightlife in Richmond in groups of more than two. Our neighbors are all great and there is such a down to earth, diverse feel about Richmond that I love. for small kids. There are lots of activities in the area, including the Bay Trail along the water, Pt Richmond, Pt Isabelle Park, El Cerrito Plaza for shopping, Wildcat Canyon Park, a Farmers Market, etc. Welcome!! (Parking is easier; also we were able to get a bigger lot which meant more garden and more nature.) Richmond fan. I've heard about the possibility of the ferry coming in, but haven't heard anything for sure. And then there's a small and very nice park at Solano and 38th. However, we pay quite a bit in rent ($2.6K), and with the recent addition of our son we are looking to cut some costs, mainly because I do not want to return to work. We moved to the N&E in 2008 and just love it here! Richmond mom. North & East is a large area and there are many of your neighbors on it. Richmond/San Pablo has a big AA and Latino community. North & East also has a Neighborhood Council, there are many in Richmond. The Richmond Art Center is a real gem of a gem, and they offer classes for kids and adults. Honestly. I would recommend signing up for Nextdoor. We also moved to East Richmond (Mira Vista Flats) a few years ago due to affordability, despite not knowing anything in the area, and questioning the safety factor. 0 (765) 966-2597. It is also not uncommon to find sex offenders residing on Chamberlayne Avenue. Melanie, Re: Moving out of Berkeley public transit or car? I would say stay within these parameters: Between Barrett & McBryde on your North/South and between 28th and San Pablo Ave on your East/West. Thanks pros: we also were doing private school regardless of where we lived and so were able to own a home and do private school(but still hard to afford), There is a small charter public middle school Manzanita in the neighborhood which is an excellent option if you don't always want to stay with private- and also a charter high school in the annex. The N&E is full of middle-class homes with growing families. Richmond is a safe city. Housing values have definitely dipped and there are alot of homes on the market. You would still have to drive to the west end (closest) to do any major shopping, etc. Welcome! Current Resident: Mechanicsville, Virginia is one of the better suburb areas of Richmond. Our house was basically key-turn ready with a huge backyard and decent sized front yard. Good luck on your decision. I got a jogger and roller bladed with my little ones all the way out to the pier (2+miles) and then jogged back - when the kids get older there is a playground, you can follow trails down to the beach and throw rocks in the water and they never get tired of the trains which pass under an overpass at the entrance to the park. I can't recommend this area enough. Good luck with your search! East End (Richmond, Virginia) Academic disciplines Business Concepts Crime Culture Economy Education Energy Events Food and drink Geography Government Health Human behavior Humanities Knowledge Law Life Mind Objects Organizations People Philosophy Society Sports Universe World Arts Lists Glossaries. I live in the Mira Vista neighborhood, often called Richmond View, we are about a block from the El Cerrito border. don't know san pablo as well but have friends there. For brunch, check out Angel's on San Pablo Ave. Looks like a hole in the wall from the outside, but inside is totally yummy breakfasts! Be the first to discover secret destinations, travel hacks, and more. In also has the Model Train Museum and the volunteers run the trains on Sunday afternoons. Thank you in advance! I'm a N resident for over 7 years now. My husband & I have been renting a wonderful small home in Oakland for the past year and a half. We moved here because we were priced out of the better parts of Berkeley and Oakland. And our neighborhood just lost two beautiful men (the owners of Sahib restaurant)who were murdered as they were closing up their restaurant. many non-English speaking parents, many working more than one job with no time to lobby for their schools, etc. Listed below are the safest neighborhoods in Richmond for 2020. We have a son but are going to go the private school route (we believe in public ) but just think this is best for our son. Is Richmond safe? • Tax ID: 46-4347971, About BPN • Contact BPN • Credits • Terms of Use, Connecting Bay Area families online since 1993, Daycares & Preschools with Current Openings, Parent Classes, Workshops & Groups with Openings, Advice about Classes, Camps, Groups, & Tutors, Buying a home in Richmond/ surrounding areas. We threw the following criteria into this analysis in order to get the best, most complete results possible. For one thing, violent crime in Richmond, thanks to new police efforts, has not only dropped, it's PLUMETTED. Zillow has 34 homes for sale in East Richmond Richmond. Where there is an over abundance of drug dealers, users, and abusers, there is bound to be a high crime rate. Commute - my husband works in Berkeley, so we are not worried about him. East Richmond neighborhood, Richmond, California (CA), 94805 detailed profile Index Score: 5.9 /10. If you would like, I can sign you up for the neighborhood message boards but I need your email address to send you the invitation.. Our neighbors are very active in watching out for each other and alerting each other to any crime in the neighborhood. Things you don't think of when you think Richmond. email if you'd like chris, Berkeley Parents Network, based in Berkeley, California, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit network for parents in the San Francisco Bay Area. Angela. Sort By: Alphabetical | Rating | Relevancy. Welcome to the neighborhood! we are contemplating a couple properties in the area (from 35th to 40th and around cross streets of roosevelt) and would like your feedback. what else? Answer 1 of 8: Is the airport area in vancouver safe? There are lots of kids in Richmond view. I could easily live here without a car. Sometimes people sell vegetables and local honey there on the weekend. There were shots on our street and we heard sirens pretty much non stop on Friday nights and weekends. Richmond is the capital city in Virginia, a commonwealth in the South region of the United States. THANK YOU! Houses in the N&E are going for around 500k here on average. The fifth most dangerous area in Richmond is Twickenham Riverside, with crimes 98 reported in March. Richmond; Safe And Vault Shop; safe and vault shop Richmond, IN 47374. The main library has a cute story hour and nice kids section. Compare to other neighborhoods, cities, and states in the U.S. Most of us feel that our city is overly criticized due to a few bad eggs - depending on the neighborhood, we have a nice, affordable place to live. We have the newly remodeled Burg Park one block away and the other newly remodeled Solano Playlot 5 blocks up from us. Massachusetts Route 41 passes from north to south through the town, and Route 295 , the state's highest-numbered state route , continues from Route 41 to the corresponding New York state … I am just getting comfortable with motherhood now but after a few more weeks my husband goes back to work and I know I am going to need some mommy friends in the neighborhood. NE Richmond Neighbor. There are also elementary schools in Pinole that are good. We go a lot and have been meeting lots of folks with kids who were in the same situation as us: priced out and looking for a safe, child-friendly neighborhood. The local elementary school is undergoing a ground-up construction, expanding and modernizing the school. It's challenging with no off street parking, but LOVE the neighborhood (off Harrison, between 580 and Whole Foods). Feel free to email any specific questions you may have. We see a lot of other young families out taking walks and have met quite a few while playing outside. 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