Lakeside, Virginia is a census designated place in Henrico County that spans approximately 4.3 square miles of land and 0.077 square miles of water. The area’s low cost of living, low unemployment rate, recent job growth, a strong economy, and historic interest make it a desirable place to live. Lakeside, Virginia has a population of about 11,849 residents in the 23228 zip code.
The area’s namesake is the manmade lake at Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, the efforts of Lewis Ginter. Ginter built Lakeside Park and its country club facilities for fellow bicycle enthusiasts who rode their bikes on a cinder path to reach the clubhouse. That road later became Lakeside Avenue. And, the zoological garden Ginter built in conjunction with the country club remains one of the favorite attractions in the area.
Students living in Lakeside, Virginia attend Henrico County Public Schools. Within the 23228 zip code, there are four public schools. Trevvett Elementary School educates 530 students. Dumbarton Elementary provides education to 625 students. Moody Middle School accepts academic responsibility for 1,022 students. The area’s most populated school is Hermitage High School, with 1,643 students.
Public transportation in Lakeside, Virginia and surrounding areas is provided, in part, by the GRTC, Greater Richmond Transit Company. For international travel by air, travelers arrive and depart from Richmond International Airport.
Lakeside, Virginia receives more than its fair share of rain at 44 inches per year, and an additional 13 inches of snow, falling across 73 days annually with measurable precipitation. The sun shines on Lakeside 206 days each year. Average summer temperatures reach around 89 degrees with winter lows dropping below freezing at 27 degrees.
Residents of Lakeside, Virginia have a median household annual income of about $48,110. Homes in the area hold average values of around $176,178.
Lakeside, Virginia has a unique characteristic, embodying a neighborhood vibe all its own. With its proximity to the nearby city amenities, it’s a comfortable place to call home.
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