Alexandria is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,825 people and just one neighborhood, Alexandria is the 141st largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Alexandria is a blue-collar town, with 42.63% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Alexandria is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alexandria who work in sales jobs (10.97%), teaching (10.66%) and management occupations (10.28%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Alexandria’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Alexandria, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.26 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Alexandria doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.