Alexandria, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Alexandria, Virginia Info Snack

Population
158,309
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
9.4%
Median Home
$572,700
Median Income
$102,227
Median Rent
$1,774

Alexandria SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Alexandria, VA Crime Report

3,088
Total Crimes
1,911.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.51%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alexandria
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,088 1,911.8 1,665.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 295 182.6 208.7 387.8
Murder 3 1.9 6.1 6.5
Robbery 83 51.4 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 197 122.0 141.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,793 1,729.1 1,456.4 1,958.2
Burglary 128 79.2 133.5 314.2
Larceny 2,322 1,437.5 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 343 212.4 126.3 246.0

Alexandria, VA Cost Of Living

150
Alexandria's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Alexandria Virginia National Average
Overall 150 106 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 119 98 100
Health 102 98 100
Housing 249 131 100
Transportation 102 93 100
Utilities 98 96 100

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Rankings for Alexandria in Virginia

Map Of Alexandria, VA

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Population over time in Alexandria

Year Population % Change
2020 158,309 1.2%
2019 156,505 1.2%
2018 154,710 2.1%
2017 151,473 1.4%
2016 149,315 2.0%
2015 146,422 1.9%
2014 143,684 2.4%
2013 140,337 2.5%
2012 136,968 2.5%
2011 133,647 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alexandria

White
51.6% (81,674)
African American
21.3% (33,715)
American Indian
0.2% (259)
Asian
6.6% (10,490)
Hawaiian
0.1% (91)
Other
0.3% (507)
Two Or More
3.5% (5,546)
Hispanic
16.4% (26,027)
Race Alexandria VA USA
White 51.6% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 21.3% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 6.6% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 16.4% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Alexandria

Female
51.8% (82,057)
Male
48.2% (76,252)
Gender Alexandria VA USA
Female 51.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alexandria for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (9,498)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (4,749)
High School / GED
10.0% (15,830)
Some College
12.0% (18,997)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (7,915)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (49,075)
Master's Degree
23.0% (36,411)
Professional Degree
7.0% (11,081)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (4,749)
Education Alexandria VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 7.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Alexandria, Virginia

Less than $10,000
2.9% (451,683)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (367,964)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.1% (641,328)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (735,484)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (1,162,074)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.1% (2,231,768)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (2,074,545)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (3,029,209)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.6% (1,996,377)
$200,000 or more
19.8% (3,140,464)
Income Alexandria VA USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.1% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.1% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.6% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 19.8% 11.6% 8.3%

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