R. Kennedy for Visit Alexandria

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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 84
Demographics 59
Economy 60
Education 49
Health 45
Housing 43
Infrastructure 63

#32. Alexandria, VA

Overlooking the Potomac River and seven miles south of Washington, D.C. is Alexandria, home to the U.S. Department of Defense as well as a historic downtown district known as Old Town. The city has several distinct neighborhoods, 70 parks and good health care options, and residents and tourists can choose from numerous restaurants, shops and entertainment destinations. Alexandria has fine public schools and many higher education campuses.

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