What is the current population of Alexandria?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alexandria is 154,706. Alexandria, Virginia is the 169th largest city in the US.

Alexandria Geography [top]

What county is Alexandria, Virginia in?

Alexandria is located entirely in Alexandria city.

What is the size of Alexandria, Virginia in square miles?

Alexandria has an area of 15.0 square miles.

Alexandria Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Alexandria?

The peak population of Alexandria was in 2020, when its population was 159,097. In 2020, Alexandria was the 163rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 169th largest city in the US. Alexandria is currently 2.8% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Alexandria growing?

Alexandria has grown 19.5% since the 2000. Alexandria, Virginia's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Alexandria, Virginia?

Alexandria has a population density of 9,314.3 people per square mile. Alexandria has the 4th highest population density in Virginia.

Alexandria Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Alexandria, Virginia?

The total voting age population of Alexandria, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 106,163. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Alexandria are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Alexandria, Virginia?

The racial demographics of Alexandria are 62.2% White, 21.8% Black, 5.9% Asian, 5.3% Two or more races, 4.6% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 16.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Alexandria, 10.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.8%. On a per-household basis, 7.0% of families are below the poverty line in Alexandria.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 78.2% of Alexandria residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Alexandria, Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Alexandria residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 63.1% have a bachelor's degree and 33.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Alexandria residents aged 5 and older, 33.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.4% speak an Asian language.

Alexandria Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Alexandria, Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia residents work for the government?

In Alexandria, 24.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Alexandria, Virginia?

The median household income in Alexandria is $100,939.

Alexandria Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Alexandria, Virginia?

In Alexandria, 43.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Alexandria, Virginia?

Renters occupy 56.7% of housing units in Alexandria.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Alexandria, 8.4% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Alexandria, Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Alexandria, 16.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 12,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Alexandria, Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alexandria is $1,747.

What percentage of households in Alexandria, Virginia have broadband internet?

In Alexandria, 91.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Alexandria Population By Year

Population Graph For Alexandria
Year Population Rank in US
2021 154,706 169
2020 159,097 163
2019 159,428 159
2018 160,530 159
2017 160,035 161
2016 155,810 163
2015 153,511 166
2014 150,575 166
2013 148,892 165
2012 146,294 169
2011 144,108 172
2010 139,966 176
2000 129,424 167
1990 111,183 171
1860 12,652 74
1850 8,734 74

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
159 Palmdale, California 165,761 41.0%
160 Salinas, California 162,791 13.4%
161 Hayward, California 159,827 13.3%
162 Corona, California 159,743 23.8%
163 Paterson, New Jersey 157,794 5.6%
164 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 157,519 122.3%
165 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 156,762
166 Lakewood, Colorado 156,605 8.4%
167 Killeen, Texas 156,261 73.3%
168 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,789 1.9%
169 Alexandria, Virginia 154,706 19.5%
170 Kansas City, Kansas 154,545 5.2%
171 Sunnyvale, California 152,258 15.4%
172 Hollywood, Florida 152,131 8.8%
173 Roseville, California 151,901 86.8%
174 Charleston, South Carolina 151,612 53.1%
175 Escondido, California 150,665 12.1%
176 Joliet, Illinois 150,372 38.9%
177 Jackson, Mississippi 149,761 -19.1%
178 Bellevue, Washington 149,440 32.8%
179 Surprise, Arizona 149,191 361.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
89 Chesapeake 251,269 25.4%
95 Norfolk 235,089 0.3%
98 Richmond 226,604 14.5%
139 Newport News 184,587 2.3%
169 Alexandria 154,706 19.5%
199 Hampton 137,746 -5.9%
333 Roanoke 98,865 4.2%
339 Portsmouth 97,840 -2.5%
342 Suffolk 96,194 49.8%
458 Lynchburg 79,009 21.0%

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