Living in Alexandria, LA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Alexandria, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
47,012
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
24.4%
Median Home
$148,900
Median Income
$43,497
Median Rent
$831

Alexandria SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
1
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Alexandria, LA Crime Report

4,912
Total Crimes
10,534.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
325.32%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alexandria
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,912 10,534.0 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 732 1,569.8 549.3 366.7
Murder 9 19.3 11.7 5.0
Robbery 132 283.1 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 575 1,233.1 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 4,180 8,964.2 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 892 1,912.9 579.0 340.5
Larceny 3,056 6,553.7 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 232 497.5 230.5 219.9

Alexandria, LA Cost Of Living

89
Alexandria's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Alexandria Louisiana National Average
Overall 89 92 100
Services 94 96 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 102 98 100
Housing 76 81 100
Transportation 89 99 100
Utilities 101 88 100

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Rankings for Alexandria in Louisiana

Map Of Alexandria, LA

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Population over time in Alexandria

Year Population % Change
2019 47,012 -1.1%
2018 47,539 -0.9%
2017 47,954 -0.2%
2016 48,044 0.1%
2015 47,985 0.0%
2014 47,983 0.1%
2013 47,938 -0.0%
2012 47,941 0.4%
2011 47,749 0.4%
2010 47,568 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alexandria

White
38.3% (18,018)
African American
55.1% (25,883)
American Indian
0.6% (274)
Asian
2.1% (965)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (34)
Two Or More
1.5% (725)
Hispanic
2.4% (1,113)
Race Alexandria LA USA
White 38.3% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 55.1% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Alexandria

Female
51.5% (24,213)
Male
48.5% (22,799)
Gender Alexandria LA USA
Female 51.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alexandria for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (2,820)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (4,701)
High School / GED
33.0% (15,513)
Some College
22.0% (10,342)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,350)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (6,111)
Master's Degree
7.0% (3,290)
Professional Degree
2.0% (940)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (940)
Education Alexandria LA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Alexandria, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
10.2% (480,351)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (358,099)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.7% (688,914)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (490,320)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (577,680)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (750,040)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (464,610)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (496,616)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (171,835)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (222,729)
Income Alexandria LA USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.7% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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