|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alexandria is 44,787. Alexandria, Louisiana is the 886th largest city in the US.
Alexandria is located entirely in Rapides Parish.
The peak population of Alexandria was in 1990, when its population was 49,499. In 1990, Alexandria was the 534th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 886th largest city in the US. Alexandria is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Alexandria has shrunk 3.7% since the year 2000. Alexandria, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Alexandria has a population density of 1,679.8 people per square mile.
|880||Palm Springs, California||45,019||4.7%|
|881||The Colony, Texas||45,000||66.1%|
|889||West Lafayette, Indiana||44,672||55.6%|
|891||Cleveland Heights, Ohio||44,652||-11.8%|
|892||Fond du Lac, Wisconsin||44,595||5.5%|
The total voting age population of Alexandria, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 35,753. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.3% of the residents of Alexandria are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Alexandria are 55.3% Black, 39.6% White, 2.1% Asian, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.8% Other and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Alexandria, 24.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.4%. On a per-household basis, 19.2% of families are below the poverty line in Alexandria.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Alexandria residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.5% of Alexandria residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.3% have a bachelor's degree and 11.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Alexandria residents aged 5 and older, 5.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 9.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alexandria, 22.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alexandria is $43,497.
In Alexandria, 51.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.0% of housing units in Alexandria.
Of all the housing units in Alexandria, 4.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Alexandria, 15.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alexandria is $831.
In Alexandria, 76.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.