The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Alexandria, VA For 2022

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Alexandria are home to the 1%.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Alexandria

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Alexandria has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.12x the national median and household incomes are 2.77x the national median.

But where exactly in Alexandria do the richest of the rich people live? That would be North Ridge-Rosemont where the median income is a cool $152,322.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Alexandria out of 16 for 2022.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Alexandria For 2022

  1. North Ridge-Rosemont (Homes)
  2. Northeast (Homes)
  3. Old Town (Homes)
  4. Braddock Road Metro (Homes)
  5. King St Metro (Homes)

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Alexandria for 2022? According to the most recent census data, North Ridge-Rosemont looks to be the richest Alexandria neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,285,001. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Alexandria. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Alexandria reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Alexandria and the worst neighborhoods in Alexandria. Or, for living around Alexandria, out the best Alexandria suburbs and the worst Alexandria suburbs.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Alexandria For 2022 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 North Ridge-Rosemont $152,322
2 Northeast $146,788
3 Old Town $132,625
4 Braddock Road Metro $127,592
5 King St Metro $124,989
6 Taylor Run $124,230
7 Southwest Wuadrant $123,686
8 Fairlington-Bradlee $120,648
9 Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens $117,461
10 Potomac West $114,660
11 Eisenhower Ave $112,500
12 Eisenhower East $107,524
13 Seminary Hill $98,247
14 Old Town North $89,681
15 Landmark-Van Dom $79,110
16 Alexandria Wrest $69,390

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Alexandria For 2022

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Alexandria by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, North Ridge-Rosemont, was named the richest neighborhood in Alexandria.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Alexandria Wrest.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Alexandria ranked.

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Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Alexandria.

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