Alexandria city

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 149,315
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $89,134
Median Home Price $502,500
Walkscore 61

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Alexandria, VA Demographics

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%

Population By Gender

  Male 48.3%
  Female 51.7%

Language

  English Only 67.8%
  English Other 32.2%

Economics

  Median Household Income $89,134
  Median Home Price $502,500
  Homes Owned 57.5%
  Homes Rent 42.5%
  Median Property Rent $1,555

 
COMMUTE TIME: 30.8 MINUTES
in Alexandria, VA

Commute Types

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

61/100
WALK SCORE
for Alexandria, VA

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 2,268
In Alexandria, VA

 
8.3% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Alexandria, VA