Stats

Demographics

Location Central Virginia
Size 62.5 square miles
Population 200,123
Local housing units 84,549
 Median family income  $38,461
Residents below poverty line 22.9%


RAA – Committed to Excellence

2009 Statistics

Emergency Non-Emergency Total
Responses  42,540  8,599  51,139
Transports  31,653  8,093  39,746

 

Life-Threatening Emergency Response Time Compliance 92.79%
Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Rate (Utstein Definition) 46%
Total System Expenditures $15,199,695
City of Richmond Subsidy $3,800,000
Households Enrolled in LifeSaver Subscription Program 1,800

Today, Richmond has one of the most advanced EMS systems in the United States despite being one of the busiest EMS systems, per capita, in the nation.  RAA responds to over 50,000 calls annually and its response times are among the fastest in the nation.

Our response times remain among the fastest in the nation. RAA ambulances are on the scene of life-threatening emergency calls in less than 8 minutes, 59 seconds 90 percent of the time, despite being one of the busiest EMS systems, per capita, in the country.