Alexandria, VA

153,511 Population
15 square miles 10,015.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.8%
was 1.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in VA
Population Density
10,015.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
36.2%
was 33.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
28.7%
was 29.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in VA
Percent Under 18
17.9%
was 17.7%
Ranked 13th Highest in VA
Percent 65 and Over
10.4%
was 9.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in VA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 3.3
Ranked 2nd Lowest in VA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.1%
was 8.2%
Ranked 4th Lowest in VA
Median Household Income
$90,056
was $86,775
Ranked 3rd Highest in VA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.2
43.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.6
was 3.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
204.3
was 173.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,868.9
was 1,997.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
76,515
was 73,472
Ranked 7th Highest in VA
Median Rent
$1,627
was $1,592
Ranked 4th Highest in VA
Total Building Permits
1,848
was 372
 
Occupied Housing Units
69,008
was 65,595
 
Homeownership Rate
42.0%
was 45.4%
Ranked 12th Highest in VA
Single Family Building Permits
218
was 151
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
5,084.3
was 4,886.9
Ranked 1st Highest in VA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.8%
was 18.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in VA
Multifamily Building Permits
1,630
was 221
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 13th Highest in VA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
25.2
was 5.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
12.4
was 2.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.7%
was 95.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.2%
was 90.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.0%
was 89.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in VA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
59.8%
was 62.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in VA

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