Alexandria, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Alexandria, Virginia Info Snack

Population
157,613
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$572,900
Median Income
$100,939
Median Rent
$1,747

Alexandria SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
4

Alexandria, VA Crime Report

2,805
Total Crimes
1,728.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.20%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alexandria
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,805 1,728.7 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 288 177.5 208.0 366.7
Murder 2 1.2 5.0 5.0
Robbery 80 49.3 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 187 115.2 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 2,517 1,551.2 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 117 72.1 162.8 340.5
Larceny 2,005 1,235.7 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 395 243.4 120.3 219.9

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 150 107 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 126 96 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 248 130 100
Transportation 103 90 100
Utilities 98 100 100

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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
2019 157,613 0.7%
2018 156,505 1.2%
2017 154,710 2.1%
2016 151,473 1.4%
2015 149,315 2.0%
2014 146,422 1.9%
2013 143,684 2.4%
2012 140,337 2.5%
2011 136,968 2.5%
2010 133,647 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alexandria

White
51.9% (81,852)
African American
21.1% (33,334)
American Indian
0.1% (140)
Asian
5.8% (9,116)
Hawaiian
0.0% (46)
Other
0.3% (396)
Two Or More
4.1% (6,420)
Hispanic
16.7% (26,309)
Race Alexandria VA USA
White 51.9% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 21.1% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.8% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.7% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Alexandria

Female
51.8% (81,659)
Male
48.2% (75,954)
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
4.0% (6,304)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (4,728)
High School / GED
12.0% (18,913)
Some College
13.0% (20,489)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (7,880)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (47,283)
Master's Degree
23.0% (36,250)
Professional Degree
7.0% (11,032)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (4,728)
Education Alexandria VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 12.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 12.0% 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
3.4% (531,568)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (276,611)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.9% (612,163)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (768,887)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.4% (1,173,647)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (2,326,755)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (2,128,282)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.2% (3,024,424)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.1% (1,907,483)
$200,000 or more
19.1% (3,011,475)
Income Alexandria VA USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.9% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.4% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.2% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.1% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 19.1% 10.9% 7.7%

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