Located in Virginia, United States, the census-designated place of Dumbarton is located in the Richmond metropolitan area.
Dumbarton is reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Green spaces are sometimes challenging to reach since they aren't well-located. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to enjoy.
Over half of the housing stock of Dumbarton is composed of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. Most homes in this census-designated place were constructed between 1960 and 1980, during its most significant housing boom. This part of the Richmond metropolitan area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in the census-designated place whereas the rest are occupied by owners.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Dumbarton. With respect to eating, a supermarket is typically accessible within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in Dumbarton. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited number of coffee shops is available as well.
The car is usually the favored mode of transportation in Dumbarton. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 64. However, walking is not very popular in this part of the Richmond metropolitan area, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run on foot.