West End, Virginia Information
This collection of suburban communities and Richmond neighborhoods contains many affluent neighborhoods. Proximity to the Commonwealth’s capital gives residents easy access to many job opportunities and recreational opportunities. The many neighborhoods of this area span a wide array of neighborhoods that tend to be mostly residential. The neighborhoods in the west side of Richmond and neighboring Henrico County also vary in terms of affluence and average education levels. The character of homes, average incomes, and average education levels vary, as does the health of each community’s housing market.
West End, Virginia Details
This is a large and diverse area of Richmond and the western suburbs. A few small neighborhoods in west central Richmond form the city part of the area. The census-designated places (CDPs) of Glen Allen and Wyndham comprise most of the suburban part of West End. The area commonly known by this name is bordered loosely by the James river to the south and runs east of I-95 and to Broad Street in the north. The Fan is a major Richmond part of the area. Virginia Commonwealth University lies in this part of Richmond. The neighborhood is older, dominated by late 19th and early 20th century homes. Like Wyndham to the west, the Fan is mostly residential. Wyndham is mostly late 20th century homes, which makes sense for a planned community created in 1990.
The many neighborhoods that comprise the area probably contain over 30,000 people. The population definition depends on how far one pushes the boundary west. Wyndham and Glen Allen, two major parts of the area, have a total population about 24,600 people using 2010 Census statistics. Wyndham, Glen Allen, and the Fan trend toward older and more affluent. In Wyndham, over 60% of the population has a college degree, compared with less than 25% of the nation’s population. Glen Allen, in the western half of Henrico County had a median household income of $55,205 in 2010, placing it well behind the average of over $113,000 for affluent Wyndham.
The Fan, a major Richmond neighborhood in the far western part of the city. It runs from Monroe Park to the Boulevard in an area that slowly widens from east to west. It is a small community, measuring 228 acres. This area mostly contains older homes from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Because the Fan is an informal area designated by residents, it is not easy to characterize the neighborhood demographically or economically. Many of the single-family homes, most of the homes in the neighborhood, would be owner-occupied. This is not a poor area necessarily, but not as well off as nearby Wyndham.
This part of Virginia is covered by dozens of K-12 schools, most of them public. There are 11 private and religious schools as well, at least one serving Jewish residents. As a large and diverse part of greater Richmond, there are many historical and recreational attractions in the various neighborhoods.
There are also six city parks and a nature reserve for those who enjoy the outdoors. On a practical note, West End is home to Strayer University, Virginia Commonwealth University. Many neighborhoods here are served by great K-12 schools as well. The James River and several parks offer recreational opportunities for singles, young couples, and families. The Fan hosts three historical monuments, including a Robert E. Lee Monument, and several beautiful historical homes.
The Richmond neighborhoods bordering Henrico County, including the Fan, include many places of worship and cultural amenities. The city’s Museum District is next to the Fan. The Fan itself includes part of an historic entertainment district somewhat reminiscent of Bourbon Street in New Orleans.
The affluent suburb of Short Pump is a shopping and dining destination. The 1.3 million square foot Short Pump Town Center is the largest mall in Henrico County, probably in all of greater Richmond. The nearby West Broad Village offers additional shopping options for residents of Henrico County and nearby Richmond neighborhoods. Those upscale shops and restaurants are in a community with a median household income of $105,300 in 2010. That average income places Short Pump just behind the planned community of Wyndham in affluence.
A Diverse Part of Greater Richmond
The large collection of diverse neighborhoods and census-designated places known as West End encompasses diverse housing types and neighborhoods with a wide range of demographic characteristics. Affluent suburbs like Wyndham and Short Pump lie next to lower-income parts of Richmond and the middle-class suburb of Glen Allen. Residents have access to upscale dining and shopping options, mostly in affluent Short Pump, as well as easy access to many historical attractions.
West End Property Management
Our property management team specializes in residential areas throughout West End, VA. We offer multiple services to take your rental property and convert it into reliable income. We have a thorough screening process that helps to identify the right tenants for your property. Our team works hard to keep both parties happy through effective communication, bullet proof lease agreements, and timely monthly rent collection. We offer maintenance services to enhance the property and ensure that it will retain or increase in value. We oversee everything, allowing you to sit back and relax and know that your property and your tenants are in good hands.
Contact us today if you are ready to receive a comprehensive analysis of your rental property and to inquire about our West End area property management services.
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