Alexandria, VA : What you need to know

An assortment of parks and walking trails – some of which overlook the Potomac River – grace the community of Alexandria, a suburb of Washington D.C. that provides a nice escape from the busyness of our nation's capital. Named one of America's Best Places to Live, Alexandria houses a campus of Northern Virginia Community College as well as fine public schools and top shopping venues. An array of good independent restaurants covers almost every taste and cuisine.


Alexandria, VA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 149315
Latest Population Increase 99.92
Median age 36
Median Household Income $89134
Median Home Price $502500
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Alexandria, VA Rankings

Alexandria, VA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.3%
  Population Women 51.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 1.8
In Alexandria

 
2268% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Alexandria

Median Population

Median age 36
Age 18 Over 82.3
Age 21 Over 80.4
Age 62 Over 12.6
Age 65 Over 9.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 64.1%
  Ethnicity Black 21.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 16.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 3.2%

Economics

  Median Household Income 89134
  Median Home Price 502500
  Homes Owned 57.5
  Homes Rent 42.5
  Median Property Rent 1555

Language

  English Only 67.8
  English Other 32.2
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 30.8 MINUTES
in Alexandria

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Alexandria

Commute Types

  Walked 3.6
  Worked at Home 5
  Public Transportation 21.7
  Other Means 2.5
  Drove Alone 58.7
  Carpooled 8.5

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WALK SCORE
for Alexandria