Tom Butt
  E-Mail Forum – 2023  
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  Richmond Population Declines
May 25, 2023

For the first time since the 1960s (post-shipyard closing) the City of Richmond is losing population. What is City Government going to do about it? “After decades of population growth, nearly 1,000 people have left the city since 2020. Along with the high cost of living, people cite crime and violence as reasons. Though, statistically, crime rates in Richmond have declined in the past few decades, some residents say crime is still pervasive.”