For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:
For population 15 years and over in Alexandria town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $527 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (25.3 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (41.1 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Underhill, TN (2.4 miles) , Watertown, TN (2.5 miles ), Liberty, TN (2.5 miles ), Dowelltown, TN (2.6 miles ), Gordonsville, TN (3.0 miles ), Auburntown, TN (3.1 miles ), South Carthage, TN (3.5 miles ), Carthage, TN (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 86.03 W
Area code: 615
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Alexandria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+11.1%).
Work and jobs in Alexandria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alexandria, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the Alexandria town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 1/24/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the town center injured 18 people and caused $5 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Alexandria center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Alexandria center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Alexandria:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.192. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexandria and their reported violations in the past:ALEXANDRIA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2233, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Alexandria compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Alexandria (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Alexandria town (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,945 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,952 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Alexandria fatal accident list:
May 27, 1995 07:15 AM, Sr26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 1987 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 20, 1986 01:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1983 12:40 AM, S026010008, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1979 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,920,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,320
Total average daily truck traffic: 446
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,960
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Alexandria, TN
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.