Alexandria, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 13,592 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +54.1%
Males: 6,544  (48.2%)
Females: 7,048  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56308.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,978 (it was $26,851 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$38,978
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,070 (it was $16,085 in 2000)

Alexandria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,478 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$156,478
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,947; detached houses: $213,244; townhouses or other attached units: $191,052; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,091; mobile homes: $35,519

Median gross rent in 2017: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alexandria: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.0% for American Indian residents, 52.3% for other race residents, 14.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alexandria, MN (2017)
    • 12,57193.2%White alone
    • 2261.7%Two or more races
    • 2331.7%Hispanic
    • 1270.9%Black alone
    • 900.7%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Asian alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Minnesota as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alexandria is 6,676 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Alexandria by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(58.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A8
(68.3)
9
(76.8)
12
(101.4)
6
(50.0)
8
(58.2)
15
(109.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.1)
1
(8.8)
4
(35.1)
2
(16.7)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.9)
1
(8.5)
6
(51.2)
2
(16.9)
2
(16.7)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(136.0)
14
(131.2)
9
(81.6)
13
(114.3)
13
(113.9)
10
(83.3)
12
(107.6)
14
(125.1)
25
(213.4)
11
(93.9)
24
(202.7)
17
(141.6)
32
(232.6)
33
(239.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(223.4)
15
(140.5)
24
(217.6)
41
(360.5)
24
(210.4)
66
(549.9)
37
(331.7)
47
(419.9)
45
(384.1)
46
(392.7)
30
(253.4)
20
(166.6)
46
(334.4)
43
(312.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
255
(2,477)
245
(2,295)
299
(2,711)
407
(3,579)
297
(2,603)
288
(2,399)
313
(2,806)
257
(2,296)
301
(2,569)
359
(3,065)
242
(2,044)
294
(2,449)
326
(2,370)
319
(2,318)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(97.1)
15
(140.5)
5
(45.3)
7
(61.5)
11
(96.4)
9
(75.0)
14
(125.5)
16
(143.0)
17
(145.1)
34
(290.3)
11
(92.9)
37
(308.2)
28
(203.5)
28
(203.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
7
(65.6)
2
(18.1)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(25.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.3189.7208.0241.0201.9202.1212.7206.0258.2268.9233.6224.2229.7272.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Alexandria, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Norwegian (18.2%), American (8.7%), Swedish (5.4%), Scandinavian (2.4%), Czech (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 8.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,529 people per square mile   (low).

Alexandria, Minnesota map

231 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,517 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,028 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (62.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (120.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (474.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nelson, MN (2.3 miles),
Forada, MN (2.6 miles),
Garfield, MN (2.7 miles ),
Carlos, MN (2.7 miles ),
Osakis, MN (3.3 miles ),
Miltona, MN (3.4 miles ),
Brandon, MN (3.5 miles ),
Villard, MN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.88 N, Longitude: 95.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,883 (+51.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,899 (70.9%)

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 154 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2003: 190 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2004: 183 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2005: 174 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $203,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Alexandria, MN residents
Average permit cost in Alexandria, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Alexandria, MN
Historical housing units in Alexandria, MN
Most common industries in Alexandria, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Alexandria, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Alexandria, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alexandria, Minnesota average temperatures Alexandria, Minnesota average precipitation Alexandria, Minnesota humidity Alexandria, Minnesota wind speed Alexandria, Minnesota snowfall Alexandria, Minnesota sunshine Alexandria, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Alexandria, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Alexandria city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from Alexandria center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from Alexandria center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alexandria topographic map

Main business address for: RURAL CELLULAR CORP (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Alexandria:

  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 111 17TH AVENUE EAST)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY PUB HEALTH NSG SVCRS (725 ELM STREET SUITE 1200)
  • PRAIRIEWOOD HOME (2736 LEHOMME DIEU HEIGHTS NE)
  • ROSEWOOD ("1007 HIGH STREET, BOX 368")
  • SCENICWOOD ("1119 SCENIC HEIGHTS RD, RT #8")
  • BETHANY HOME (1020 LARK STREET)
  • KNUTE NELSON (420 12TH AVENUE EAST)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSP (111 17TH AVE S)
  • KNUTE NELSON HOME CARE (420 12TH AVENUE EAST)

Airports and heliports located in Alexandria:

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College/University in Alexandria:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,324; Location: 1601 Jefferson Streeet; Public; Website: www.alextech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Alexandria:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,863)
  • Ridgewater College (about 54 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 56 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 61 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 62 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 64 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 64 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high schools in Alexandria:

  • RUNESTONE REGIONAL LEARNING CENTER (Location: 700 NORTHSIDE DR NE, Grades: 7-12)
  • ALEXANDRIA AREA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 4300 PIONEER ROAD SE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Alexandria:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • DISCOVERY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 510 N MCKAY AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Location: 1120 LARK ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1410 MCKAY AVE S, STE #101, Grades: KG-6)
  • VOYAGER ELEMENTARY (Location: 203 COUNTY RD 44, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

See full list of schools located in Alexandria

Library in Alexandria:

  • DOUGLAS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $732,431; Location: 720 FILLMORE STREET; 81,915 books; 15,187 e-books; 6,700 audio materials; 4,970 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Alexandria (A), Lake Geneva Camp (B), Hillcrest RV Park (C), Casey's Amusement Park (D), Viking Speedway (E), Douglas County Fairgrounds (F), Community Behavioral Health Hospital Alexandria (G), Douglas County Historical Society (H), Douglas County Courthouse (I), Law Enforcement Center (J), Douglas County Public Library (K), Runestone Museum (L), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry Division (M), Alexandria Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Midway Mall (1), Viking Plaza Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Alexandria: RURAL CELLULAR CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: New Testament Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (C), Lake Community Free Church (D), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (E), Evangelical Covenant Church (F), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Kinkaid Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Agnes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Alexandria include: Fillmore Park (1), Noonan Park (2), Goose Park (3), Tabberts Park (4), Alexandria City Park (5), Lake Crest Park (6), Foslein Park (7), Geneva Crest Park (8), Dean Melton Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn of Alexandria (4520 Highway 29 South), Ramada Limited (507 50th Avenue West), Best Inn (507 50th Avenue West), Cntry Inn & Suites -Alexandria (5304 Highway 29 South), Pillars Bed & Breakfast LLC (1004 Elm Street), Skyline Motel (605 30th Avenue West), L Motel (910 Highway 27 West), Ramada Alexandria MN (507 50th Avenue West), Americinn (4520 Highway 29 South).

Court: Douglas - Court Administration (305 8th Avenue East).

Birthplace of: John Hawkes (actor) - Actor, Duane Hanson - Artist, Edward Hanson - Naval officer and Governor of Samoa, John McEwan - Football player and coach, Brita Sailer - Politician, Dave Dalby - Football player, Doran Isackson - Politician, Hal Haskins - Basketball player, Jed Johnson (designer) - Interior designer, Josh Meyers (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ALEXANDRIA (Address: 704 Broadway Street , Population served: 11,070, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexandria that have no violations reported:

  • HI VIEW PARK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

48.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2010:

  • 222 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2000:

  • 307 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Alexandria (2011 data):

  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Bremer Bank, National Association at 720 Broadway, branch established on 1919/06/01; South Branch at 2210 Highway 29 South, branch established on 1995/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.4 mil, Deposits: $515.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • BlackRidgeBANK: Alexandria Branch at 406 3rd Avenue, East, branch established on 2000/03/09; Fsb Alexandria Branch at 3313 Highway 29 South, branch established on 1904/09/09. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $348.3 mil, Deposits: $299.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blackridge Financial, Inc.
  • Hometown Community Bank: Forada Branch at 10635 Toby's Avenue Se, branch established on 2000/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $25.4 mil, Deposits: $23.4 mil, headquarters in Cyrus, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cyrus Bancshares, Inc.
  • American National Bank of Minnesota: Alexandria Branch at 512 30th Avenue East, branch established on 1986/06/16. Info updated 2006/05/05: Bank assets: $278.8 mil, Deposits: $227.6 mil, headquarters in Baxter, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorporation Of Minnesota, Inc.
  • Viking Savings Bank: at 1311 Broadway, branch established on 1981/04/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $160.9 mil, Deposits: $122.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Gate City Bank: Alexandria Branch at 1630 Broadway St, branch established on 2009/06/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,403.0 mil, Deposits: $1,231.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Alexandria Branch at 701 Broadway, branch established on 1901/06/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Glenwood State Bank (Incorporated): Alexandria Branch at 2221 South Broadway, branch established on 2008/03/14. Info updated 2007/07/11: Bank assets: $187.7 mil, Deposits: $154.0 mil, headquarters in Glenwood, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • State Bank & Trust: Alexandria Branch at 1001 Broadway Street, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,226.6 mil, Deposits: $1,916.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: State Bankshares, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria:

Marital status in Alexandria, MN
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

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, MN (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,24321
Evangelical Protestant7,11435
Catholic6,6366
Other3142
None10,702-
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: 7
Here:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

11.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

26.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alexandria:

49.8%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.4%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Alexandria:

28.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alexandria:

18.4%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alexandria:

11.4%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Alexandria:

55.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexandria, MN 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 20$120,239$72,1430$0
Streets and Highways 12$56,296$56,2960$0
Other Government Administration 11$55,473$60,5160$0
Parks and Recreation 9$37,156$49,5413$806
Other and Unallocable 8$28,321$42,4826$4,056
Police - Other 5$16,716$40,1180$0
Financial Administration 2$15,920$95,5200$0
Fire - Other 1$5,821$69,8521$1,233
Airports 0$0 1$2,201
Totals for Government 68$335,942$59,28411$8,296

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $189,000 ($13.91)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $988,000 ($72.69)
    Financial Administration: $469,000 ($34.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $237,000 ($17.44)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($2.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $846,000 ($62.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $2,444,000 ($179.81)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,231,000 ($90.57)
    Other - General - Other: $790,000 ($58.12)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $429,000 ($31.56)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $377,000 ($27.74)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $267,000 ($19.64)
    Other - Regular Highways: $226,000 ($16.63)
    Other - Air Transportation: $93,000 ($6.84)
    Other - Health - Other: $40,000 ($2.94)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($2.28)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $25,000 ($1.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $355,000 ($26.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,718,000 ($126.40)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $634,000 ($46.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $38,000 ($2.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,464,000 ($107.71)
    Other: $401,000 ($29.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $9,223,000 ($678.56)
    Interest Earnings: $547,000 ($40.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $209,000 ($15.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $75,000 ($5.52)
    Rents: $55,000 ($4.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($1.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $271,000 ($19.94)
  • Tax - Property: $4,967,000 ($365.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $577,000 ($42.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $442,000 ($32.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $67,000 ($4.93)
    Other License: $32,000 ($2.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,977,000 ($2205.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,719,000 ($1818.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,258,000 ($386.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,707,000 ($1155.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000 ($10.82)

6.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Hennepin County, MN  0.53% ($87,893 average AGI)
from Pope County, MN  0.53% ($46,452)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.48% ($37,145)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Pope County, MN  0.49% ($41,234 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($40,203)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($56,206)
Businesses in Alexandria, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AmericInn1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Best Western1Menards1
Burger King2New Balance1
Caribou Coffee2OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Slumberland1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Subway5
FedEx5Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3Target1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS7
Holiday Inn1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215BL (90.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219FA (91.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K45AR (Channel 45; EAGLE BEND, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 790)
  • K30AF (Channel 30; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K34AF (Channel 34; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K38AC (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K62AU (Channel 62; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
Alexandria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Alexandria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.7mTotal length
  • $999,999,000Total costs
  • 114,209Total average daily traffic
  • 15,973Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Alexandria, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alexandria, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alexandria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Alexandria, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (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: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fires - 86 took place in 2003, and the least - 42 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Alexandria, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.8%), and Outside Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alexandria, MN
    • 54549.8%Structure Fires
    • 29026.5%Outside Fires
    • 22320.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 373.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexandria, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Minnesota:

  • Americinn, 4520 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 763-6808
  • Ramada Limited, 507 50th Ave W, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 762-5161, Fax: (320) 762-5337
  • Holiday Inn, 5637 Hwy 295, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 763-6577, Fax: (320) 762-2092
  • Lakeland Lodging LP Dba Holiday Inn Alexandria, 5637 State Hwy 29 S, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 763-6577, Fax: (320) 762-2092
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2705 S Broadway St, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 763-3360, Fax: (320) 763-3366
  • Best Western Alexandria Inn, 508 Twin Blvd, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 762-5161, Fax: (320) 762-5337
  • Super 8 of Alexandria, 4620 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 , Phone: (320) 763-6552, Fax: (320) 762-6591
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Minnesota
Most common first names in Alexandria, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12879.9 years
Mary8182.8 years
Robert7975.4 years
William7880.6 years
Anna7887.5 years
Henry7282.3 years
Frank6081.8 years
Donald6073.3 years
Ruth6081.8 years
Helen5882.3 years
Most common last names in Alexandria, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson24581.9 years
Anderson15179.8 years
Olson11578.0 years
Peterson10380.1 years
Nelson9881.2 years
Hanson5882.6 years
Larson5677.2 years
Erickson4980.8 years
Carlson3680.3 years
Thompson2977.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alexandria, MN
  • 79.2%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alexandria, MN
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 6.2%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Alexandria compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Alexandria on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 (56308) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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