Alexandria, KY

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Living in Alexandria

Alexandria is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 9,549 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Alexandria is the 48th largest community in Kentucky.

Alexandria real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Alexandria house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Alexandria isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alexandria are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alexandria is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alexandria who work in office and administrative support (17.03%), management occupations (11.99%), and food service (8.67%).

Alexandria is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Alexandria’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The overall education level of Alexandria citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.27% of adults in Alexandria have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Alexandria in 2010 was $32,010, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,040 for a family of four. However, Alexandria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Alexandria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alexandria residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Alexandria include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Alexandria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.