Short Pump is a census-designated place (CDP) in the far West End of Henrico County, Virginia, where the population is around 800 (as of 2009).
A few of Short Pump’s major neighborhoods include: The Colonies, Barrington, Milhaven, Pine Run & Foxhall as well as the various neighborhoods located in the planned development of Wellesley. Townhome communities in the area include Bay Cove, Winchester Pointe, Three Notch Place and many others.
Short Pump VA Real Estate For Sale
Real estate in Short Pump features median home costs, with homes in the area tending to be newer, compared to other areas of the Richmond metro area. Although some of the homes and neighborhoods in Short Pump were built in the mid 1980’s, most of the communities were actually developed from 1990 on. There is very little new construction, with the exception of West Broad Village & some other neighborhoods and these tend to be on the higher end of the price range due to how very little land is available for development in the area.
Compared to the rest of the country, Short Pump’s cost of living is 4.53% Higher than the U.S. average.
Short Pump VA Schools
Short Pump school students are served by the Henrico County Public School System. Nearby higher education institutions include the University of Richmond and Strayer University (west end campus). The University of Richmond was ranked one of the best liberal arts universities in the United States by the U.S. News &World Report. Short Pump has great elementary, middle and high school educational opportunities. Short Pump middle School was nationally awarded the title “School to Watch”. This was the first school in Henrico County to receive this honor. Elementary Schools in the area include Gayton Elementary, Short Pump Elementary & Nuckols Farm Elementary. Middle Schools in the area include Pocahontas Middle & Byrd Middle. High Schools in the area include Godwin High and Deep Run High School.
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