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Alexandria Population

Alexandria is the city in Virginia State of United States, on the east by the Potomac River, on the north and northwest by Arlington County, on the south by Fairfax County. Alexandria population in 2021 is estimated to be 161,325, covers city area of 15.5 sq mi (40.1 sq km), ranks sixth largest city in Virginia State, one-hundred-sixty-third city in the United States. Alexandria population as per 2020 census 159,467 compared to 2010 population is 139,966, with increase number of 19,501 people growth of 13.9 percent. In 1669 a patent granted 6,000 acres approximately about 24 sq km to Robert Howsing for transporting 120 people to the Colony of Virginia, this was later become City of Alexandria, and historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town.

Below is the Alexandria population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010140,740
2011144,2202.47
2012147,3142.15
2013149,6741.60
2014151,4311.17
2015153,8631.61
2016157,0452.07
2017159,6541.66
2018160,5300.55
2019159,428-0.69
2020159,4670.02
2021 *161,3251.17
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Alexandria Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Alexandria population is 159,428, out of these 76,932 are male, 82,496 are female, The sex ratio of Alexandria is 93. The median age of the Alexandria population is 37.1, Alexandria population by age are, under 18 years is 28,692, 16 years and over is 133,122, 18 years and over is 130,736, 21 years and over is 127,341, 65 years and over is 23,758. 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female, Population of Alexandria by age percent-wise is, 18.0% are under 18 years old, 83.5% are 16 years and over, 82.0% are 18 years and over, 79.9% are 21 years and over, 11.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 76,424 housing units, The voting population of Alexandria are 109,615, out of these 52,896 are male voters, 56,719 are female voters, 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -511,0126.9%
5 - 97,6274.8%
10 - 146,7364.2%
15 - 195,4593.4%
20 - 246,0583.8%
25 - 3434,91121.9%
35 - 4430,34319.0%
45 - 5420,24712.7%
55 - 599,1525.7%
60 - 649,5656.0%
65 - 7411,6057.3%
75 - 844,2152.6%
85 and over2,4981.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Alexandria Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Alexandria by race are:

White Population

White population in Alexandria, Virginia are 101,087, percentage wise 63.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Alexandria, Virginia are 33,266, percentage wise 20.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Alexandria, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Alexandria are 9,227, percentage wise 5.8 percent are asians, out of these 976 are Asian Indians, 2,315 are Chinese, 1,124 are Filipinos, 469 are Japanese, 719 are Korean, 1,002 are Vietnamese and 2,622 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Alexandria, Virginia are 26,479. Percentage wise 16.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 5,007 are Mexican people, 2,897 are Puerto Ricans, 975 are Cubans, and 17,600 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race159,428Percent
White101,08763.4%
Black or African American33,26620.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.1%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population9,2275.8%
Asian Indian9760.6%
Chinese2,3151.5%
Filipino1,1240.7%
Japanese4690.3%
Korean7190.5%
Vietnamese1,0020.6%
Other Asian Population2,622
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino26,47916.6%
Mexican5,0073.1%
Puerto Rican2,8971.8%
Cuban9750.6%
Other Hispanic or Latino17,600
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Alexandria native population is 118,856, out of these 33,421 born in the Virginia state and 79,825 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 40,572, out of these 17,230 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,057 are in Europe, 3,911 in Asia, 7,704 in Africa, 3,555 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Alexandria are 23,342, out of these 1,974 are from Europe, 5,840 are from Asia, 5,754 from Africa, 9,329 are from Latin America and 65 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native118,856
Born in state of residence33,421
Born in other state in the United States79,825
Northeast23,303
Midwest0
South32,790
West10,423
Born outside the United States5,610
Puerto Rico1,386
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)4,224
Foreign born
Born outside of United States40,572
Naturalized U.S. citizen17,230
Europe2,057
Asia3,911
Africa7,704
Oceania3
Latin America3,555
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen23,342
Europe1,974
Asia5,840
Africa5,754
Oceania380
Latin America9,329
Northern America65
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Alexandria Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Alexandria, Virginia are 76,424, Occupied housing units are 71,005, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 41.46% of houses are owner occupied and 51.45% of houses are renter occupied in Alexandria. There are 13.49 percent of one-unit detached, 20.58 percent of one-units attached, 1.20 percent of two-unit houses, 3.02 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.00 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 46.54 percent are available with one vehicle, 29.38 percent are available with two vehicles, 6.29 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 10.71 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units76,424
Occupied housing units71,005
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached10,312
1-unit attached15,726
2 units914
3 or 4 units2,305
Mobile home0
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied31,688
Renter-occupied39,317
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Alexandria Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Alexandria, Virginia is $572,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.45 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.09 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.73 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 1.56 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.35 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 8.17 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 18.39 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 5.72 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000347
$50,000 to $99,99969
$100,000 to $149,999557
$150,000 to $199,9991,192
$200,000 to $299,9994,853
$300,000 to $499,9996,242
$500,000 to $999,99914,054
$1,000,000 or more4,374
Median (dollars)572,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Alexandria Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,764, 0.27 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.37 percent pay between $500 to $999, 2.32 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 5.31 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.06 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.91 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 13.34 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $947, 0.19 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.09 percent pays between $250 to $399, 1.15 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.22 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.45 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 4.03 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500208
$500 to $999286
$1,000 to $1,4991,776
$1,500 to $1,9994,055
$2,000 to $2,4993,870
$2,500 to $2,9993,750
$3,000 or more10,198
Median (dollars)2,764
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250149
$250 to $39969
$400 to $599879
$600 to $7991,697
$800 to $9991,876
$1,000 or more3,083
Median (dollars)947
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Alexandria Rental

Total number of Alexandria rental homes or apartments are 39,317, occupied by Renter, The median value of Alexandria average rental rate is $1,781.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,781
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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