West Alexandria is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,341 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Alexandria is the 515th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in West Alexandria was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Alexandria is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Alexandria is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Alexandria who work in office and administrative support (11.81%), food service (11.35%), and teaching (8.94%).
West Alexandria is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in West Alexandria with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.74% of adults in West Alexandria have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in West Alexandria in 2010 was $20,142, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,568 for a family of four. However, West Alexandria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call West Alexandria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Alexandria residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Alexandria include Irish, English, French , and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in West Alexandria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and Spanish.