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 9,009 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.

Alexandria is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alexandria is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alexandria who work in office and administrative support (18.99%), management occupations (11.20%), and sales jobs (10.38%).

Because of many things, Alexandria is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Alexandria a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Alexandria has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Alexandria’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In terms of college education, Alexandria is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.86% of adults in Alexandria have a college degree.

The per capita income in Alexandria in 2010 was $31,602, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,408 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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