Alexandria, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 47,334 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 22,733  (48.0%)
Females: 24,601  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71301, 71302, 71303, 71409.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,122 (it was $26,097 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$36,122
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,522 (it was $16,242 in 2000)

Alexandria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,557 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$146,557
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $178,925; detached houses: $186,138; townhouses or other attached units: $147,305; in 2-unit structures: $43,241; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $28,617; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,561; mobile homes: $31,159

Median gross rent in 2017: $807.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alexandria: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.9% for American Indian residents, 57.6% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alexandria, LA (2017)
    • 26,37554.8%Black alone
    • 18,23937.9%White alone
    • 1,9184.0%Asian alone
    • 9161.9%Hispanic
    • 6221.3%Two or more races
    • 1710.4%American Indian alone
    • 190.04%Other race alone
    • 70.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Alexandria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 228 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Louisiana as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alexandria is 212 to 1.


Crime rates in Alexandria by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
9
(19.5)
4
(9.2)
8
(17.5)
6
(12.3)
4
(8.1)
2
(4.2)
9
(18.6)
6
(12.4)
9
(18.5)
7
(14.5)
11
(22.9)
17
(35.5)
12
(25.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(45.6)
29
(67.0)
16
(35.0)
17
(34.8)
11
(22.3)
11
(22.8)
14
(28.9)
11
(22.7)
9
(18.5)
11
(22.8)
25
(52.2)
9
(18.8)
17
(36.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
147
(319.2)
185
(427.1)
175
(382.8)
176
(360.0)
184
(373.4)
159
(330.2)
142
(293.1)
156
(321.7)
170
(349.7)
168
(347.8)
154
(321.3)
129
(269.5)
128
(271.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
845
(1,835)
836
(1,930)
866
(1,894)
387
(791.6)
393
(797.4)
479
(994.6)
650
(1,342)
630
(1,299)
670
(1,378)
802
(1,660)
693
(1,446)
535
(1,118)
528
(1,118)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
948
(2,059)
1,299
(2,999)
1,099
(2,404)
1,133
(2,318)
943
(1,913)
869
(1,804)
974
(2,010)
1,130
(2,330)
1,073
(2,207)
1,011
(2,093)
1,057
(2,205)
987
(2,062)
996
(2,108)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,629
(5,709)
2,937
(6,781)
2,966
(6,487)
2,862
(5,854)
2,714
(5,507)
2,517
(5,226)
2,472
(5,102)
2,561
(5,282)
2,484
(5,109)
2,794
(5,784)
2,765
(5,768)
2,953
(6,170)
2,694
(5,703)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(456.0)
258
(595.7)
181
(395.9)
122
(249.6)
130
(263.8)
174
(361.3)
184
(379.8)
189
(389.8)
204
(419.6)
241
(498.9)
269
(561.2)
257
(537.0)
283
(599.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(34.7)
11
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
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(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)947.31115.11016.1735.1680.9688.8791.7804.9824.8901.4903.1824.6808.1

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City-data.com crime index in Alexandria, LA

Crime rate in Alexandria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 180 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (26.0%), English (3.4%), French (3.0%), Irish (1.6%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1818

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 26.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,792 people per square mile   (low).

Alexandria, Louisiana map

1,995 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

4.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $686 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $309 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (78.9 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (97.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (203.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pineville, LA (2.1 miles ),
Ball, LA (2.9 miles ),
Woodworth, LA (3.1 miles ),
Prospect, LA (3.3 miles ),
Rock Hill, LA (3.5 miles ),
Creola, LA (3.6 miles ),
Boyce, LA (3.8 miles ),
Lecompte, LA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.29 N, Longitude: 92.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,410 (+32.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,227 (82.8%)

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Alexandria, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alexandria, LA in 2017
Alexandria satellite photo by USGS

Alexandria tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2003: 182 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2006: 214 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 231 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2009: 128 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2010: 99 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2012: 117 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2013: 66 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $275,800
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $299,600
  • 2017: 75 buildings, average cost: $269,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Alexandria, LA residents
Average permit cost in Alexandria, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Alexandria, LA
Historical housing units in Alexandria, LA
Most common industries in Alexandria, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.6%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Alexandria, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Alexandria, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Alexandria, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Alexandria city center injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from Alexandria center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 307.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 324.7 miles away from Alexandria center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 496.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rapides Parish (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alexandria topographic map

Hospitals in Alexandria:

  • ADAMS GROUP HOME (1214 PRESIDENT'S DRIVE)
  • CAMERATA COMMUNITY HOME (6012 JOE HESNI BLVD)
  • CHARLES PARK COMMUNITY HOME (528 BOBWHITE LANE)
  • CROSSROADS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 110 JOHN ESKEW DR)
  • FAITH FOUNDATION HOSPICE, INC (3503 PARLIAMENT COURT)
  • HEYMAN LANE COMMUNITY HOME (307 HEYMAN LANE)
  • JOURNEY HOSPICE OF ALEXANDRIA, LLC (221 PECAN PARK AVENUE)
  • PECAN GROVE TRAINING CENTER (5000 LOWER THIRD STREET)
  • PRESCOTT ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (3705 PRESCOTT ROAD)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE OF CENLA, LLC (716 VERSAILLES)
  • WESTSIDE HABILITATION CENTER (557 MCKEITHEN DR)

Airports and heliports located in Alexandria:

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Colleges/Universities in Alexandria:

  • Central Louisiana Technical Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,957; Location: 4311 South MacArthur Drive; Public; Website: www.cltc.edu)
  • Louisiana State University-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 1,696; Location: 8100 Hwy 71 South; Public; Website: www.lsua.edu)
  • Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 591; Location: 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1; Private, for-profit; Website: bluecliffcollege.com)
  • Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 157; Location: 7228 England Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.unitechtrainingacademy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 50 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 86 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 86 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 87 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)

Public high schools in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,091, Location: 800 OLA LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PEABODY MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 742, Location: 2727 JONES AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BOLTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 689, Location: 2101 VANCE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LOUISIANA SPECIAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 5400 COLISEUM BLVD., Grades: KG-12)
  • RAPIDES ALTERNATIVE LEARNING FACILITY (Location: 2121 MASON STREET, Grades: KG-12)
  • AMIKIDS ALEXANDRIA (Location: 1254 MACARTHUR DRIVE, Grades: 4-12)
  • RENAISSANCE HOME FOR YOUTH (Location: 1501 VANDENBURG DR., Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in Alexandria:

  • HOLY SAVIOR MENARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 482, Location: 4603 COLISEUM BLVD, Grades: 7-12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 449, Location: 4900 JACKSON STREET EXT, Grades: PK-12)
  • HOPE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 7921 HIGHWAY 28 W, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

Private elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 607, Location: 5603 BAYOU RAPIDES RD, Grades: UG-8)
  • OUR LADY-PROMPT SUCCOR SCHOOL (Students: 510, Location: 420 21ST ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • MONTESSORI EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 150, Location: 4209 N BOLTON AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 2215 E TEXAS AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • SMYRNA ADVENTIST JR ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 916 RICHMOND DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Alexandria

Library in Alexandria:

  • RAPIDES PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,485,000; Location: 411 WASHINGTON STREET; 296,184 books; 11,150 audio materials; 9,972 video materials; 60 state licensed databases; 605 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Metro Shopping Plaza (A), Kent Plantation (B), Turpin Spur (C), Bellview Landing (D), Alexandria Fire Department (E), Rapides Parish Fire District 2 Station 1 (F), Alexandria Museum of Art (G), Rapides Parish Coliseum (H), Rapides Parish Fire District 2 Station 3 (I), Bolton Avenue Community Center (J), Alexandria City Hall (K), Rapides Parish Courthouse (L), Alexandria Historical and Genealogical Library (M), Rapides Parish Library (N), Casson Street Community Center (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Alexandria Mall Shopping Center (1), Metrocenter Mall Shopping Center (2), MacArthur Village Shopping Center (3), Westgate Shopping Center (4), Dunbar Plaza Shopping Center (5), West End Retail Shopping Center (6), Southside Shopping Center (7), Bolton Avenue Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Horeshoe Drive United Methodist Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim Temple (E), Saint Francis Cabrini Catholic Church (F), Magnolia Baptist Church (G), First Evergreen Baptist Church (H), Wilton United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Anandale Cemetery (1), Garden of Memories Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Rapides (A), Sandy Bayou (B), Dry Bayou (C), Philip Bayou (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alexandria include: Bringhurst Park (1), Harmon Field (2), Gimble Park (3), Hunter Park (4), Bringhurst Field (5), Cheatham Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Louisiana History Museum (503 Washington Street) (1), ARNA Bontemps African-American and Cltrl Arts Center (Museums; 1327 3rd Street) (2), Kent Plantation House - Gift Shop (Museums; 3601 Bayou Rapides Road) (3), Alexandria Zoological Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3016 Masonic Drive) (4), Tree House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1403 3rd Street) (5), Four Seasons Bowling Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3510 North Boulevard) (6), Cenla Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1313 Louise Street) (7), Fun House Game & Pool Room (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3012 3rd Street) (8), Drewett Towing (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1313 Louise Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Red River Inn (3801 Halsey Street) (1), Best Western Of Alexandria Inn (2720 West Mac Arthur Drive) (2), Hampton Inn Alexandria (2301 North Macarthur Drive) (3), Motel 6 (546 Macarthur Drive) (4), Super 8 Motel (6017 Old Boyce Road) (5), The Southerner Motel Air Conditioned (3405 South Macarthur Drive) (6), Clarion Hotel (2716 North Macarthur Drive) (7), Greenbrier Motel (5711 Masonic Drive) (8), Days Inn (1146 Macarthur Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Judicial Branch- Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy C (300 Jackson Street) (1), Rapides Parish - Juvenile Court (Courthouse) (2), Rapides Parish - Court Reporter (701 Murray Street Ofc) (3), Rapides Parish - Clerk of Court (Courthouse) (4), Pineville City - City Court- Clerk of Court (904 Main Street) (5), Alexandria City - City Court- City Court Bookkepper (515 Washington Street) (6), Alexandria City - City Court- Clerk of Court (515 Washington Street) (7), Alexandria City - City Court- Duputy Clerk of Court (515 Washington Street) (8), Alexandria City - City Court- Judges Office (515 Washington Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jock Scott - Politician, Arnold Jack Rosenthal - Politician, Carl Gunter, Jr. - Politician, Charles W. DeWitt, Jr. - Politician, Blackshear M. Bryan - Army general, Buddy Tudor - Real estate businessman, Lloyd Herbert Hughes - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Catherine D. Kimball - Judge, Johnny Williams (blues musician) - Blues guitarist and singer, Matthew Gaines - Politician.

Rapides Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexandria and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 54,782, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2012 and FEB-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2012 and FEB-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-05-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2010 to SEP-22-2010)
  • One other older monitoring violation
LATANIER WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 300, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and AUG-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and AUG-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2010:

  • 717 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 531 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 402 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 244 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 153 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 113 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 80 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 71 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2000:

  • 761 people in nursing homes
  • 247 people in state prisons
  • 209 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 110 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 46 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 45 people in institutions for the blind
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 15 people in other group homes
Arena or stadium:
  • Rapides Parish Coliseum. Capacity: 6,512.

Banks with most branches in Alexandria (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Red River Bank: at 1412 Centre Court Drive, Suite 101, Hwy 28 West Banking Center Branch, Downtown Banking Center Branch, North Mall Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $989.5 mil, Deposits: $872.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Red River Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Centre Branch, Westgate Branch, Alexandria Main Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Jackson Street Branch, Memorial Drive Branch, Alexandria Main Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company: Masonic Drive Branch, Alexandria Branch, Parliament Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2007/11/06: Bank assets: $579.6 mil, Deposits: $479.3 mil, headquarters in Ville Platte, LA, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Evangeline Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Peoples State Bank: Wimbledon Branch at 1423 Wimbledon Drive, branch established on 2003/11/03; , Alexandria at 3412 Maclee Drive, branch established on 2010/07/01. Info updated 2008/06/09: Bank assets: $496.6 mil, Deposits: $420.2 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Financial Corporation
  • Southern Heritage Bank: Coliseum Blvd Office Branch at 5617 Coliseum Blvd, branch established on 2006/05/25; Jackson Street Office at 5211 Jackson Street, branch established on 2005/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $273.9 mil, Deposits: $239.0 mil, headquarters in Jonesville, LA, positive income, 9 total offices
  • Whitney Bank: Lake District Branch at 203 Ansley Boulevard, branch established on 2006/05/01; Bayou Court Branch at 4716 Jackson Street, branch established on 1999/03/20. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Alexandria, Louisiana Branch at 3925 Jackson Street, branch established on 1999/03/08; Highway 28 West Branch at 4409 Coliseum Boulevard, branch established on 2010/08/13. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.
  • 5 other banks with 7 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria:

Marital status in Alexandria, LA
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alexandria
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alexandria, LA (based on Rapides Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,827172
Catholic21,16020
Mainline Protestant5,84429
Black Protestant5,56123
Other1,81311
None38,408-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Rapides Parish:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Rapides Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Rapides Parish:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rapides Parish:

30.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alexandria:

48.5%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Alexandria:

29.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alexandria:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexandria, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 187$975,887$62,62413$5,004
Firefighters 120$543,791$54,3790$0
Financial Administration 101$298,521$35,4682$1,829
Electric Power 69$280,645$48,8080$0
Streets and Highways 45$163,844$43,6920$0
Other and Unallocable 45$124,361$33,1630$0
Other Government Administration 45$160,850$42,8936$10,496
Solid Waste Management 42$95,270$27,2200$0
Sewerage 36$156,758$52,2530$0
Gas Supply 32$103,959$38,9850$0
Parks and Recreation 32$97,477$36,5544$3,897
Transit 29$85,602$35,4225$3,151
Water Supply 25$82,996$39,8380$0
Judicial and Legal 17$65,439$46,1928$21,623
Health 7$20,480$35,1090$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$13,660$40,9800$0
Natural Resources 1$4,127$49,5240$0
Totals for Government 837$3,273,667$46,93438$46,000

Alexandria government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $42,521,000 ($898.32)
    Regular Highways: $2,409,000 ($50.89)
    Water Utilities: $2,256,000 ($47.66)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,746,000 ($36.89)
    Sewerage: $1,209,000 ($25.54)
    General - Other: $556,000 ($11.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $470,000 ($9.93)
    General Public Buildings: $442,000 ($9.34)
    Gas Utilities: $406,000 ($8.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $177,000 ($3.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000 ($3.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($2.39)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $43,126,000 ($911.10)
    Police Protection: $15,886,000 ($335.61)
    Gas Utilities: $9,826,000 ($207.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,517,000 ($201.06)
    Financial Administration: $8,384,000 ($177.12)
    General - Other: $7,761,000 ($163.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,549,000 ($159.48)
    Sewerage: $6,985,000 ($147.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,723,000 ($120.91)
    Regular Highways: $5,297,000 ($111.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,047,000 ($106.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,249,000 ($68.64)
    Central Staff Services: $2,763,000 ($58.37)
    General Public Buildings: $2,468,000 ($52.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,355,000 ($49.75)
    Transit Utilities: $2,268,000 ($47.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,294,000 ($27.34)
    Health - Other: $609,000 ($12.87)
    Natural Resources - Other: $436,000 ($9.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $80,466,000 ($1699.96)
    Corporate Bonds: $53,233,000 ($1124.63)
    Benefit Payments: $8,537,000 ($180.36)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,238,000 ($110.66)
    Withdrawals: $354,000 ($7.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,953,000 ($168.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $828,000 ($17.49)
    Other - Financial Administration: $197,000 ($4.16)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($1.37)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000 ($0.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,352,000 ($28.56)
    General - Other: $780,000 ($16.48)
    Police Protection: $473,000 ($9.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000 ($8.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $264,000 ($5.58)
    General Public Building: $263,000 ($5.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000 ($5.47)
    Transit Utilities: $220,000 ($4.65)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($2.94)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($2.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $101,000 ($2.13)
    Electric Utilities: $68,000 ($1.44)
    Health - Other: $64,000 ($1.35)
    Gas Utilities: $18,000 ($0.38)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($0.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($0.25)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,649,000 ($816.52)

Alexandria government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,227,000 ($110.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,884,000 ($103.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,274,000 ($26.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $959,000 ($20.26)
    Other: $149,000 ($3.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,791,000 ($37.84)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,576,000 ($-96.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,328,000 ($154.81)
    Transit Utilities: $882,000 ($18.63)
    Other: $135,000 ($2.85)
    Highways: $104,000 ($2.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,413,000 ($177.74)
    Other: $857,000 ($18.11)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($1.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,759,000 ($163.92)
    Sale of Property: $1,169,000 ($24.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,095,000 ($23.13)
    Interest Earnings: $443,000 ($9.36)
    Rents: $416,000 ($8.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $110,000 ($2.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $79,507,000 ($1679.70)
    Gas Utilities: $8,092,000 ($170.96)
    Water Utilities: $6,908,000 ($145.94)
    Transit Utilities: $460,000 ($9.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $717,000 ($15.15)
    Other: $581,000 ($12.27)
    Transit Utilities: $309,000 ($6.53)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $38,339,000 ($809.97)
    Property: $9,292,000 ($196.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,932,000 ($61.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $655,000 ($13.84)
    Other License: $209,000 ($4.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $79,000 ($1.67)

Alexandria government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $198,832,000 ($4200.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $192,053,000 ($4057.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,057,000 ($487.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,277,000 ($343.88)

Alexandria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,913,000 ($251.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,000 ($0.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,955,000 ($2132.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,593,000 ($181.54)

4.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grant Parish, LA  0.58% ($41,504 average AGI)
from Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.28% ($37,076)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.19% ($32,044)


4.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grant Parish, LA  0.62% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,859)
to Harris County, TX  0.20% ($47,365)
Businesses in Alexandria, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Albertsons1Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's5
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone2Motel 61
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works2Nike6
Baymont Inn1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Budget Car Rental2Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King4Papa John's Pizza1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless2
CVS2Penske1
Catherines1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes2
Church's Chicken2Quality1
Circle K3RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid2
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In4
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
Express1Sephora1
FedEx14Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks2
GNC1Subway8
GameStop3Super 82
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block4Talbots1
Havertys Furniture1Target1
Hilton1The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
Honda1UPS19
Hot Topic1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York2Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's2
Kroger1YMCA2
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KDBS (1410 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSYL (970 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KTTP (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; PINEVILLE, LA; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAD (93.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAPM (91.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K288ER (105.5 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOUZ (89.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • KCJM-LP (107.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: M&M COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INC., ALEXANDRIA BRANCH)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KHFX (105.5 FM; BALL, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBCE (102.3 FM; BOYCE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLAA (103.5 FM; TIOGA, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KVDP (89.1 FM; DRY PRONG, LA; Owner: DRY PRONG EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; MARKSVILLE, LA; Owner: THREE RIVERS RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K02PO (Channel 2; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EL (Channel 21; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K43EI (Channel 43; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GK (Channel 57; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FA (Channel 53; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: ESTATE OF VIOLA WEBER)
  • K47DW (Channel 47; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K64FT (Channel 64; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K16DK (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23DZ (Channel 23; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EG (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55GT (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DS (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Alexandria: Lloyd H. Hughes, Powhatan H. Clarke.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Alexandria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 270Number of bridges
  • 8,829ft / 2,691mTotal length
  • $17,495,000Total costs
  • 1,980,543Total average daily traffic
  • 57,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,561,158Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alexandria, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 131970-1979
  • 221980-1989
  • 1091990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alexandria, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alexandria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 399 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alexandria, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alexandria)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Alexandria)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 71 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED206$150,645161$124,156411$137,83566$36,5636$848,993194$89,2519$48,111
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$97,1927$114,12125$123,8515$83,0580$07$87,2240$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$119,23339$62,851142$117,76349$21,1082$986,50021$79,92613$53,847
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$127,60812$117,38282$139,2523$99,6270$05$48,3983$75,507
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$102,2482$35,90528$147,0013$80,6300$00$01$32,290

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Alexandria, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$142,9547$162,1971$80,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$167,4034$249,0530$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$133,1750$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$88,5301$187,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$184,7800$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alexandria, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alexandria, LA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 355. The highest number of reported fires - 505 took place in 2006, and the least - 43 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Alexandria, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.9%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alexandria, LA
    • 2,27139.9%Structure Fires
    • 1,99435.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,17920.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2414.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexandria, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Louisiana:

  • Red Roof Inn, 546 McArthur Dr, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 , Phone: (318) 445-2336, Fax: (318) 704-0660
  • Econo Lodge Inn And Suites Conference Center, 2716 N Macarthur Dr, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (318) 487-4261, Fax: (318) 880-0111
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 6116 West Calhoun Dr, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (800) 531-5900
  • Comfort Inn, 2001 N Bolton Ave, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (318) 484-9155, Fax: (318) 484-9155
  • Quality Inn, 3010 N Macarthur Dr, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (318) 445-6757, Fax: (318) 448-3032
  • Super 8 Motel, 6017 Old Boyce Rd, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (318) 619-9200, Fax: (318) 619-9350
  • Holiday Inn Convention Centre, 701 Fourth St, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 , Phone: (318) 442-9000, Fax: (318) 442-0509
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2340 Macarthur Dr, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 , Phone: (318) 487-9898, Fax: (318) 487-9811
  • 13 other hotels and motels
All 21 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Louisiana
Most common first names in Alexandria, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary56378.6 years
James42971.2 years
John40672.4 years
William32673.3 years
Willie26772.5 years
Robert26270.1 years
Charles22269.4 years
George20472.8 years
Joseph19971.8 years
Henry18772.9 years
Most common last names in Alexandria, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson34473.1 years
Williams33771.7 years
Smith28973.4 years
Jones23470.7 years
Brown16271.9 years
Davis15073.3 years
Jackson14872.7 years
Harris11075.4 years
Wilson10271.8 years
White10175.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alexandria, LA
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alexandria, LA
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 31.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Alexandria compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.

Alexandria on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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