Work and Jobs in Alexandria, Alabama (AL) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Alexandria, Alabama was 3,692 / 4,055

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care9.1%
(165)
3.4%
(34)
16.1%
(131)
Metal and metal products9.1%
(165)
13.6%
(135)
3.7%
(30)
Public administration8.7%
(157)
13.2%
(131)
3.2%
(26)
Educational services8.6%
(155)
1.6%
(16)
17.1%
(139)
Food and beverage stores6.0%
(109)
6.9%
(69)
4.9%
(40)
Professional, scientific, and technical services5.7%
(103)
3.4%
(34)
8.5%
(69)
Construction4.4%
(80)
6.5%
(65)
1.8%
(15)
Department and other general merchandise stores3.4%
(61)
2.1%
(21)
4.9%
(40)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.0%
(54)
3.6%
(36)
2.2%
(18)
Repair and maintenance2.9%
(52)
5.2%
(52)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations2.6%
(47)
4.1%
(41)
0.7%
(6)
Accommodation and food services2.6%
(47)
1.1%
(11)
4.4%
(36)
Social assistance2.5%
(45)
1.5%
(15)
3.7%
(30)
Utilities2.2%
(40)
2.2%
(22)
2.2%
(18)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers2.2%
(40)
3.2%
(32)
1.0%
(8)
Truck transportation2.2%
(40)
2.8%
(28)
1.5%
(12)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.9%
(34)
0.8%
(8)
3.2%
(26)
Food1.8%
(32)
1.7%
(17)
1.8%
(15)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.8%
(32)
2.4%
(24)
1.0%
(8)
Textile mills and textile products1.6%
(29)
2.2%
(22)
0.9%
(7)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.5%
(27)
0.0%
(0)
3.3%
(27)
Plastics and rubber products1.4%
(25)
2.5%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.3%
(24)
2.4%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.9%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
2.1%
(17)
Finance and insurance0.9%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
2.1%
(17)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.9%
(17)
1.7%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.9%
(16)
0.7%
(7)
1.1%
(9)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.9%
(16)
1.6%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.9%
(16)
0.6%
(6)
1.2%
(10)
Book stores and news dealers0.7%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(13)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(12)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.7%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(12)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.6%
(11)
1.1%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.6%
(10)
1.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(9)
0.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.5%
(9)
0.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.5%
(9)
0.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Chemicals0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(8)
Air transportation0.4%
(8)
0.8%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service0.4%
(8)
0.8%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Private households0.4%
(8)
0.8%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment0.4%
(7)
0.7%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(7)
Management of companies and enterprises0.4%
(7)
0.7%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services0.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(6)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors6.7%
(121)
2.9%
(29)
11.3%
(92)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers4.6%
(83)
7.1%
(71)
1.5%
(12)
Other production occupations including supervisors4.5%
(81)
5.6%
(56)
3.1%
(25)
Metal workers and plastic workers4.4%
(79)
7.9%
(79)
0.0%
(0)
Laborers and material movers, hand3.8%
(69)
5.4%
(54)
1.8%
(15)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.4%
(62)
2.7%
(27)
4.3%
(35)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers3.2%
(58)
4.5%
(45)
1.6%
(13)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers3.0%
(55)
0.0%
(0)
6.8%
(55)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.0%
(55)
4.5%
(45)
1.2%
(10)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers3.0%
(54)
5.4%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
Cashiers2.8%
(51)
3.3%
(33)
2.2%
(18)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors2.7%
(48)
4.1%
(41)
0.9%
(7)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.7%
(48)
1.4%
(14)
4.2%
(34)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.5%
(46)
4.6%
(46)
0.0%
(0)
Registered nurses2.4%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
5.4%
(44)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.3%
(42)
0.8%
(8)
4.2%
(34)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.2%
(40)
0.7%
(7)
4.1%
(33)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.1%
(38)
3.0%
(30)
1.0%
(8)
Other financial specialists1.7%
(30)
1.8%
(18)
1.5%
(12)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.7%
(30)
2.0%
(20)
1.2%
(10)
Accountants and auditors1.6%
(29)
0.0%
(0)
3.6%
(29)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.5%
(27)
1.5%
(15)
1.5%
(12)
Secretaries and administrative assistants1.4%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(26)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.4%
(26)
0.6%
(6)
2.5%
(20)
Engineers1.4%
(25)
2.5%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
Secondary school teachers1.3%
(24)
0.9%
(9)
1.8%
(15)
Child care workers1.3%
(24)
0.8%
(8)
2.0%
(16)
Business operations specialists1.2%
(22)
1.3%
(13)
1.1%
(9)
Construction laborers1.2%
(22)
2.2%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers1.2%
(21)
0.8%
(8)
1.6%
(13)
Electricians1.2%
(21)
2.1%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians1.1%
(20)
2.0%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations1.1%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
2.5%
(20)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses1.1%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
2.3%
(19)
Top executives1.0%
(18)
1.8%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand0.9%
(17)
1.7%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Religious workers0.9%
(17)
1.7%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Farmers and farm managers0.9%
(16)
0.7%
(7)
1.1%
(9)
Financial managers0.8%
(15)
1.5%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.8%
(15)
0.8%
(8)
0.9%
(7)
Life and physical scientists0.8%
(14)
1.4%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Other healthcare support occupations0.7%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(13)
Mathematical science occupations0.7%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(13)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.7%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(13)
Media and communication equipment workers0.7%
(13)
0.6%
(6)
0.9%
(7)
Health technologists and technicians0.7%
(12)
0.7%
(7)
0.6%
(5)
Legal support workers0.6%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(11)
Other construction workers and helpers0.6%
(11)
1.1%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.6%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(11)
Carpenters0.6%
(10)
1.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(10)
Lawyers0.6%
(10)
1.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers0.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(10)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.5%
(9)
0.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.5%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(9)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors0.5%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(9)
Bus drivers0.5%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(9)
Customer service representatives0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
1.0%
(8)
Woodworkers0.4%
(8)
0.8%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(7)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.4%
(7)
0.7%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers0.4%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(7)
Personal appearance workers0.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(6)
Special education teachers0.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(6)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.3%
(6)
0.6%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.3%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(6)

Unemployment in Alexandria

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 22.4%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.2%Males
  • 29.0%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.2%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

7.2% (99)
Alabama:

5.4% (103,552)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

9.7% (132)
Alabama:

4.7% (91,258)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

9.7% (133)
Alabama:

6.0% (115,496)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

11.2% (153)
Alabama:

10.2% (197,704)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

15.2% (207)
Alabama:

12.3% (236,885)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

14.9% (203)
Alabama:

16.0% (310,174)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

5.3% (73)
Alabama:

12.5% (241,367)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

4.2% (57)
Alabama:

8.1% (157,094)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

2.8% (39)
Alabama:

3.3% (63,000)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

1.5% (20)
Alabama:

4.2% (81,444)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

1.6% (21)
Alabama:

2.3% (44,509)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Alexandria:

8.8% (119)
Alabama:

6.7% (129,505)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Alexandria:

7.8% (106)
Alabama:

7.5% (144,786)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

6.4% (115)
Alabama:

4.2% (80,283)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

4.9% (88)
Alabama:

3.9% (73,270)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

5.8% (104)
Alabama:

5.8% (109,814)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

14.8% (267)
Alabama:

10.3% (195,070)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

16.1% (290)
Alabama:

12.7% (242,086)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

20.8% (375)
Alabama:

16.7% (317,590)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

7.1% (129)
Alabama:

15.7% (298,086)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Alexandria:

6.2% (112)
Alabama:

7.1% (135,165)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

1.9% (34)
Alabama:

2.9% (55,392)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

1.5% (27)
Alabama:

3.5% (67,166)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Alexandria:

1.1% (20)
Alabama:

1.5% (29,085)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Alexandria:

6.9% (124)
Alabama:

6.3% (119,754)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Alexandria:

5.0% (91)
Alabama:

6.5% (124,331)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    5.9% (39)
    Alabama:

    7.1% (72,539)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    12.7% (85)
    Alabama:

    6.3% (64,274)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    16.3% (108)
    Alabama:

    7.5% (76,814)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    12.4% (82)
    Alabama:

    12.6% (128,922)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    6.4% (43)
    Alabama:

    12.5% (127,899)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    14.8% (98)
    Alabama:

    13.9% (142,384)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    1.3% (9)
    Alabama:

    9.6% (97,856)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    2.3% (15)
    Alabama:

    2.5% (25,462)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    2.6% (17)
    Alabama:

    1.7% (17,651)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    9.6% (63)
    Alabama:

    6.7% (68,437)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Alexandria:

    11.0% (73)
    Alabama:

    7.7% (78,658)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    7.8% (54)
    Alabama:

    3.4% (31,013)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    4.2% (30)
    Alabama:

    3.0% (26,984)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    3.6% (25)
    Alabama:

    4.2% (38,682)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    9.9% (69)
    Alabama:

    7.5% (68,782)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    22.1% (155)
    Alabama:

    11.9% (108,986)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    15.0% (105)
    Alabama:

    18.4% (167,790)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    9.4% (66)
    Alabama:

    15.7% (143,511)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    8.4% (59)
    Alabama:

    8.5% (77,861)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    2.9% (20)
    Alabama:

    4.1% (37,538)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    4.3% (30)
    Alabama:

    5.3% (48,040)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    7.8% (55)
    Alabama:

    6.7% (61,068)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Alexandria:

    5.0% (35)
    Alabama:

    7.2% (66,128)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.6%
Number of people working at home: 29 (1.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Alexandria

Working at home - Alabama

Less than 5 minutes:
Alexandria:

3.4% (61)
Alabama:

3.1% (58,125)
5 to 9 minutes:
Alexandria:

5.7% (103)
Alabama:

10.3% (196,568)
10 to 14 minutes:
Alexandria:

7.5% (136)
Alabama:

15.0% (284,405)
15 to 19 minutes:
Alexandria:

17.1% (309)
Alabama:

17.0% (323,887)
20 to 24 minutes:
Alexandria:

20.6% (372)
Alabama:

15.0% (285,904)
25 to 29 minutes:
Alexandria:

11.9% (215)
Alabama:

5.8% (110,204)
30 to 34 minutes:
Alexandria:

17.1% (309)
Alabama:

13.7% (260,798)
35 to 39 minutes:
Alexandria:

2.0% (37)
Alabama:

2.5% (46,607)
40 to 44 minutes:
Alexandria:

0.4% (7)
Alabama:

2.6% (49,212)
45 to 59 minutes:
Alexandria:

5.7% (102)
Alabama:

6.7% (127,205)
60 to 89 minutes:
Alexandria:

2.1% (38)
Alabama:

3.7% (69,866)
90 or more minutes:
Alexandria:

4.8% (87)
Alabama:

2.5% (48,005)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Alexandria

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Alabama

Drove car alone:
Alexandria:

73.1% (667)
Alabama:

86.2% (1,666,104)
Carpooled:
Alexandria:

11.9% (109)
Alabama:

8.6% (166,532)
Walked:
Alexandria:

2.5% (23)
Alabama:

1.1% (20,791)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Alexandria

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Alabama

Drove car alone:
Alexandria:

89.1% (1,608)
Alabama:

83.0% (1,576,882)
Carpooled:
Alexandria:

7.1% (129)
Alabama:

12.3% (234,020)
Bus or trolley bus:
Alexandria:

0.5% (9)
Alabama:

0.4% (7,358)
Walked:
Alexandria:

0.9% (16)
Alabama:

1.3% (25,360)
Other means:
Alexandria:

0.8% (14)
Alabama:

0.7% (12,430)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Alexandria (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Alabama (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Alexandria:

    84.3% (402)
    Alabama:

    85.4% (871,048)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Alexandria:

    1.3% (6)
    Alabama:

    9.2% (93,643)
    Walked - Males:
    Alexandria:

    5.5% (26)
    Alabama:

    1.2% (12,213)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Alexandria (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2013Travel time to work - Alabama (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Alexandria:

    60.5% (263)
    Alabama:

    87.1% (795,056)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Alexandria:

    23.3% (101)
    Alabama:

    8.0% (72,889)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Alexandria:

92.6% (1,608)
Alabama:

87.1% (1,576,882)
In 2 person carpool:
Alexandria:

7.4% (129)
Alabama:

10.1% (182,201)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Alexandria:

69.6% (1,257)
Alabama:

69.3% (1,330,489)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Alexandria:

2.2% (40)
Alabama:

3.0% (56,994)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Alexandria:

6.3% (113)
Alabama:

5.7% (109,055)
Local government workers:
Alexandria:

8.9% (160)
Alabama:

6.7% (128,778)
State government workers:
Alexandria:

4.2% (76)
Alabama:

5.5% (105,286)
Federal government workers:
Alexandria:

5.9% (106)
Alabama:

3.4% (64,370)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Alexandria:

3.0% (54)
Alabama:

6.2% (119,345)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Alexandria:

70.7% (703)
Alabama:

71.8% (738,995)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Alexandria:

2.4% (24)
Alabama:

4.1% (42,283)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Alexandria:

5.6% (56)
Alabama:

3.4% (35,197)
Local government workers - Males:
Alexandria:

7.0% (70)
Alabama:

5.3% (54,489)
State government workers - Males:
Alexandria:

2.5% (25)
Alabama:

3.9% (40,210)
Federal government workers - Males:
Alexandria:

8.1% (81)
Alabama:

3.4% (35,105)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Alexandria:

3.5% (35)
Alabama:

7.8% (80,382)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Alexandria:

68.2% (554)
Alabama:

66.4% (591,494)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Alexandria:

2.0% (16)
Alabama:

1.7% (14,711)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Alexandria:

7.0% (57)
Alabama:

8.3% (73,858)
Local government workers - Females:
Alexandria:

11.1% (90)
Alabama:

8.3% (74,289)
State government workers - Females:
Alexandria:

6.3% (51)
Alabama:

7.3% (65,076)
Federal government workers - Females:
Alexandria:

3.1% (25)
Alabama:

3.3% (29,265)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Alexandria:

2.3% (19)
Alabama:

4.4% (38,963)
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