Alexandria Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Alexandria Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
159,428

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.1%
5 - 17:
11.1%
18 - 24:
5.9%
25 - 34:
21.9%
35 - 54:
31.8%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
11.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
93.0%
93.0%
College Graduated
63.1%
63.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Alexandria
$62,679
$62,679
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Alexandria
$100,939
$100,939
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.3%

Employment Industries in Alexandria

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
18.7%
18.7%
Public Service
15.8%
15.8%
Healthcare
8.8%
8.8%
Education
7.8%
7.8%
Other
7.7%
7.7%
Accommodation
7.1%
7.1%
Retail
6.4%
6.4%
Construction
5.2%
5.2%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Administration
3.7%
3.7%
Real estate
3.5%
3.5%
Finance
3.1%
3.1%
Manufacturing
2.6%
2.6%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
Arts
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
51.9%
51.9%
Black or African American
21.1%
21.1%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
16.7%
16.7%
Asian
5.8%
5.8%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.3%
4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.9%
10.9%
Irish
10.4%
10.4%
English
8.9%
8.9%
Ethiopian
5.3%
5.3%
Italian
4.8%
4.8%
Polish
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
2.3%
2.3%
French
2.1%
2.1%
European
2.0%
2.0%
British
1.4%
1.4%
Scots-Irish
1.3%
1.3%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
Afghan
1.3%
1.3%
African
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Ghanian
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Sierra Leonean
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.5%
66.5%
Spanish
14.4%
14.4%
African languages
7.5%
7.5%
Arabic
2.0%
2.0%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Tagalog
0.7%
0.7%
French Creole
0.7%
0.7%
Korean
0.7%
0.7%
German/Yiddish
0.6%
0.6%
Other Indo-European
0.5%
0.5%
Urdu
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Alexandria Residents:
27.2%