The 5 Richest Neighborhoods In Alexandria, VA For 2024

The richest Alexandria neighborhoods are Old Town and Braddock Road Metro for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Alexandria
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 4.63x the national median and household incomes are 3.01x the national median.

But where exactly in Alexandria do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Old Town where the median income is a cool $165,319.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Alexandria out of 16 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Alexandria for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Old Town looks to be the richest Alexandria neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,416,949. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Alexandria.

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 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Old Town $165,319
2 Braddock Road Metro $160,862
3 North Ridge-Rosemont $158,414
4 Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens $151,798
5 Fairlington-Bradlee $142,768
6 Northeast $130,212
7 Taylor Run $130,067
8 Potomac West $128,834
9 King St Metro $124,989
10 Southwest Wuadrant $123,686
11 Eisenhower East $115,295
12 Seminary Hill $115,101
13 Old Town North $114,215
14 Eisenhower Ave $112,500
15 Landmark-Van Dom $100,175
16 Alexandria Wrest $69,390

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Alexandria For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Alexandria.

We ranked every neighborhood in Alexandria by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Old Town, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Alexandria.

The richest neighborhoods in Alexandria are Old Town, Braddock Road Metro, North Ridge-Rosemont, Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Fairlington-Bradlee, Northeast, Taylor Run, Potomac West, King St Metro, and Southwest Wuadrant.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Alexandria Wrest.

The poorest neighborhoods in Alexandria are Alexandria Wrest, Landmark-Van Dom, Eisenhower Ave, Old Town North, and Seminary Hill.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Alexandria.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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