Statewide Claims to Fame

Alexandria is 6th in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Alexandria is 6th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Alexandria is 6th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Alexandria is 9th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - White

Alexandria is 15th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Alexandria is 16th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Alexandria, Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 11,549 89th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 16.0 55th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 693.5 119th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 93rd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.1% 132nd 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.0% 6th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.9% 130th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.2% 105th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 96.3% 9th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 115th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 97th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 124th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 110th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 126th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 128th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.4% 6th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.7% 42nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.3% 116th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 5,821 74th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 39.6% 15th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 5,644 72nd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.7% 136th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $157,100 105th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 1.9 143rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $22,726 126th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $35,050 138th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.2% 16th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Alexandria Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,454 66th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $525,225 30th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $44,727 6th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $37,213 44th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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