Alexandria, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 160,035 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.8%
 
Males: 76,850  (48.0%)
Females: 83,185  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 22206, 22301, 22302, 22304, 22305, 22311, 22312, 22314.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,530 (it was $56,054 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$100,530
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $57,344 (it was $37,645 in 2000)

Alexandria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $573,200 (it was $202,400 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$573,200
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $589,044; detached houses: $892,241; townhouses or other attached units: $635,705; in 2-unit structures: $486,628; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $572,397; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,849

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alexandria: 174.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 14.2% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alexandria, VA (2017)
    • 82,42451.5%White alone
    • 36,87123.0%Black alone
    • 26,63016.6%Hispanic
    • 9,2965.8%Asian alone
    • 4,4972.8%Two or more races
    • 1920.1%Other race alone
    • 650.04%American Indian alone
    • 600.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 270 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Virginia as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alexandria is 577 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than 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)
3
(2.3)
7
(5.1)
7
(5.1)
3
(2.1)
5
(3.4)
2
(1.3)
1
(0.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(3.4)
4
(2.6)
4
(2.6)
7
(4.5)
6
(3.8)
4
(2.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(16.9)
27
(19.8)
18
(13.1)
30
(21.3)
12
(8.2)
21
(13.7)
14
(9.9)
9
(6.2)
21
(14.1)
22
(14.6)
18
(11.8)
21
(13.5)
16
(10.1)
24
(14.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
199
(153.0)
206
(150.7)
162
(117.6)
149
(105.8)
141
(96.5)
125
(81.8)
129
(91.1)
138
(94.6)
118
(79.5)
142
(94.0)
142
(93.0)
134
(86.3)
102
(64.5)
78
(48.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
238
(183.0)
208
(152.2)
183
(132.8)
142
(100.8)
129
(88.3)
128
(83.8)
108
(76.3)
96
(65.8)
114
(76.8)
108
(71.5)
148
(96.9)
124
(79.8)
138
(87.2)
154
(94.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
294
(226.1)
380
(278.0)
364
(264.1)
294
(208.7)
347
(237.4)
317
(207.5)
303
(213.9)
281
(192.6)
249
(167.7)
259
(171.4)
227
(148.6)
184
(118.5)
163
(103.0)
128
(78.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,570
(1,976)
2,439
(1,784)
2,557
(1,855)
2,713
(1,926)
2,613
(1,788)
2,639
(1,727)
2,506
(1,769)
2,383
(1,633)
2,427
(1,634)
2,438
(1,614)
2,372
(1,553)
2,343
(1,509)
2,046
(1,293)
1,967
(1,210)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
467
(359.1)
375
(274.4)
359
(260.5)
382
(271.1)
336
(229.9)
286
(187.2)
372
(262.6)
326
(223.5)
291
(195.9)
263
(174.1)
255
(167.0)
271
(174.5)
273
(172.5)
387
(238.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(8.5)
7
(5.1)
4
(2.9)
6
(4.3)
3
(2.1)
7
(4.6)
6
(4.2)
8
(5.5)
13
(8.8)
11
(7.3)
5
(3.3)
9
(5.8)
8
(5.1)
5
(3.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)224.2214.5196.0186.5166.5153.5158.7143.2150.0149.9147.8144.3125.2123.0

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, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 408 (320 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: Ethiopian (6.9%), American (5.1%), Irish (4.4%), German (4.1%), English (3.9%), African (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 10,544 people per square mile   (high).

Alexandria, Virginia map

45,312 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 9.0% Africa, 5.0% Asia).

This city:

28.3%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,484 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,981 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (7.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (131.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Huntington, VA (1.3 miles ),
Rose Hill, VA (1.7 miles ),
Groveton, VA (1.7 miles ),
National Harbor, MD (2.0 miles ),
Bailey's Crossroads, VA (2.0 miles ),
Glassmanor, MD (2.0 miles ),
Forest Heights, MD (2.0 miles ),
Lincolnia, VA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +309 (+0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,629 (28.6%)

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

Alexandria tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 667 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 1998: 680 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 646 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2000: 386 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2001: 401 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2002: 380 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2004: 171 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2005: 195 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2006: 137 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2008: 65 buildings, average cost: $306,800
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2011: 105 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2012: 151 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2013: 218 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2014: 174 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2015: 193 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2016: 145 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2017: 149 buildings, average cost: $221,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Alexandria, VA residents
Average permit cost in Alexandria, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Alexandria, VA
Historical housing units in Alexandria, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +17,016 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in Alexandria, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.3%)
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.9%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.6%)
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Alexandria, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.8%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Lawyers (3.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.8%)
  • Cashiers (2.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.3%)
  • Computer specialists (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
  • Lawyers (2.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Lawyers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)

Average climate in Alexandria, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Alexandria, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.307. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.307
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.588
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Alexandria city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from Alexandria center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.4 miles away from Alexandria center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Alexandria topographic map

Main business address for: HALIFAX CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), ANALEX CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), USA Mobility, Inc (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), COMTEX NEWS NETWORK INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS SERVICES), BOWL AMERICA INC (SERVICES-AMUSEMENT & RECREATION SERVICES), CUISINE SOLUTIONS INC (CANNED, FROZEN & PRESERVED FRUIT, VEG & FOOD SPECIALTIES), METROCALL HOLDINGS INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS) and 2 other public companies.

Hospitals in Alexandria:

  • COURTHOUSE ROAD ICF (4123 CONRAD ROAD)
  • INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4320 SEMINARY RD)
  • INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2501 PARKERS LANE)
  • JEFFERSON HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 4600 KING STREET)

Nursing Homes in Alexandria:

  • ENVOY OF ALEXANDRIA, LLC (900 VIRGINIA AVENUE)
  • GOODWIN HOUSE (4800 FILLMORE AVE)
  • GOODWIN HOUSE ALEXANDRIA (4800 FILLMORE AVE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ALEXANDRIA (1510 COLLINGWOOD ROAD)
  • MOUNT VERNON NRS CTR (TISWELL DR)
  • MOUNT VERNON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (8111 TISWELL DRIVE)
  • THE WASHINGTON HOUSE (5100 FILLMORE AVENUE)
  • WOODBINE REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (2729 KING ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA KIDNEY CENTER (4141 DUKE STREET)
  • CDC - ALEXANDRIA (5999 STEVENSON AVE)
  • DAVITA - ALEXANDRIA (5150 DUKE ST)
  • FMC - FORT BELVOIR (8796 P SACRAMENTO DR)
  • FRANCONIA DIALYSIS CENTER (5695 KING CENTER DR)

Home Health Centers in Alexandria:

  • 1ST AMERICAN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (6216 OLD FRANCONIA RD SUITE A)
  • CONSIDERATE CARE (5021 SEMINARY RD SUITE 110)
  • DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (50 SOUTH PICKETT STREET, SUITE 200)
  • DOMAIN MEDICAL HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING, INC (2121 EISENHOWER AVE)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (4900 LEESBURG PIKE STE 405)
  • STGI HOME HEALTH LLC (99 CANAL CENTER PLAZA SUITE 430)
  • THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (5252 CHEROKEE AVE SUITE 220)

Heliports located in Alexandria:

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Amtrak station:

ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Alexandria:

  • Global Health College (Full-time enrollment: 351; Location: 25 S Quaker La 1st Fl; Private, for-profit; Website: www.global.edu)
  • CET-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 131; Location: 6295 Edsall Rd, Plaza 500, Ste. 220; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cetweb.org/index.php)
  • Centura College-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 6295 Edsall Rd Ste 250; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 6 miles; Arlington, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,005)
  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Georgetown University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Medtech Institute (about 7 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 7 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)

Public high schools in Alexandria:

Private high schools in Alexandria:

  • ST STEPHENS & ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 1,141, Location: 1000 SAINT STEPHENS RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BISHOP IRETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 828, Location: 201 CAMBRIDGE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • ISLAMIC SAUDI ACADEMY (Students: 614, Location: 8333 RICHMOND HWY, Grades: KG-12)
  • EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 438, Location: 1200 N QUAKER LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • COMMONWEALTH ACADEMY (Students: 131, Location: 1321 LESLIE AVE, Grades: 3-12)
  • THE HOWARD GARDNER SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 4913 FRANCONIA RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • ALEXANDRIA FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 4, Location: 3830 SEMINARY RD, Grades: 10-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • SANDBURG MIDDLE (Students: 1,164, Location: 8428 FORT HUNT RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • GLASGOW MIDDLE (Students: 1,102, Location: 4101 FAIRFAX PKWY, Grades: 6-8)
  • WHITMAN MIDDLE (Students: 942, Location: 2500 PARKERS LN, Grades: 7-8)
  • TWAIN MIDDLE (Students: 845, Location: 4700 FRANCONIA RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • ROSE HILL ELEM (Students: 798, Location: 6301 ROSE HILL DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • HOLMES MIDDLE (Students: 772, Location: 6525 MONTROSE ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • ISLAND CREEK ELEM (Students: 761, Location: 7855 MORNING VIEW LN., Grades: PK-6)
  • STRATFORD LANDING ELEM (Students: 752, Location: 8484 RIVERSIDE RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • LANE ELEM (Students: 720, Location: 7137 BEULAH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • HYBLA VALLEY ELEM (Students: 691, Location: 3415 LOCKHEED BLVD, Grades: PK-6)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • ST MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 696, Location: 400 GREEN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST LOUIS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 411, Location: 2901 POPKINS LN, Grades: KG-8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL & EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 343, Location: 1417 W BRADDOCK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BURGUNDY FARM COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 288, Location: 3700 BURGUNDY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BROWNE ACADEMY (Students: 287, Location: 5917 TELEGRAPH RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CALVARY ROAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 6811 BEULAH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 3801 RUSSELL RD, Grades: UG-8)
  • ALEXANDRIA COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 224, Location: 2400 RUSSELL RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • WASHINGTON ISLAMIC ACADEMY (Students: 214, Location: 6408 EDSALL RD STE 1, Grades: PK-8)
  • QUEEN OF APOSTLES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 169, Location: 4409 SANO ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Alexandria

Library in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,466,868; Location: 5005 DUKE STREET; 355,936 books; 21,790 e-books; 17,455 audio materials; 9,299 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 704 print serial subscriptions; 31 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The most common area code is 703.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Braddock Road Metro Station (A), Potomac Yards (B), Jones Point Lighthouse (C), Washington Sailing Marina (D), Braddock Road Subway Station (E), Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station (F), King Street Metro Station (G), Mark Center Office Industrial Park (H), Alexandria Combined Sewer System (I), Alexandria Sanitation Authority Waste Treament Facility (J), Hoffman Town Center (K), Moss Number 2 Mine and Preparation Plant (L), Alexandria Union Station (M), George Washington Masonic National Memorial (N), Alexandria Fire Training (O), Alexandria Fire Department Maintenance (P), Alexandria Fire Marshal's Office (Q), Carlyle House (R), Arlington Visitors Center (S), Stevenson Square Recreation Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Landmark Shopping Center (1), Arlandria Shopping Center (2), Bradley Shopping Center (3), Hamlet Shopping Center (4), Seminary Plaza Shopping Center (5), The Shops of Foxchase Shopping Center (6), Trade Center Shopping Center (7), Van Dorn Plaza Shopping Center (8), Potomac Yard Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Alexandria include: AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC (A), COMTEX NEWS NETWORK INC (B), CUISINE SOLUTIONS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: Abundant Life United Holy Church (A), Alexandria First Christian Disciples of Christ Church (B), Alexandria Presbyterian Church (C), Alfred Street Baptist Church (D), Bahai Faith of Northern Virginia (E), Christ House (F), Christian Community Center Church (G), Christian Science Reading Room (H), Christian Voice Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alexandria National Cemetery (1), Ivy Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Shuters Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Timber Branch (A), Hooff Run (B), Holmes Run (C), Backlick Run (D), Four Mile Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alexandria include: Mount Jefferson Park (1), Market Square (2), Fort Ward Park (3), George Washington Memorial Parkway (4), Colesanto Park (5), Waterfront Park (6), Marina Park (7), Jones Point Park (8), Founders Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Friendship Fire House (Museums; 107 South Alfred Street) (1), Athenaeum (Museums; 201 Prince Street) (2), Alexandria Archaeology (Museums; 105 North Union Street) (3), Lyceum (Museums; 1201 South Washington Street) (4), Cammack David C (Museums; 107 North Payne Street) (5), Alexandria Black History Museum (638 North Alfred Street) (6), Gum Springs Historical Society (Museums; 8100 Fordson Road) (7), Alexandria Ballet (Museums; 201 Prince Street) (8), Apothecary Museum Shop (105 South Fairfax Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn-Landmark (I 395 & Duke Street West) (1), Best Western Old Colony Inn (1101 North Washington Street) (2), Hilton Inn (1767 King Street) (3), Alexandria-Towne Motel (808 North Washington Street) (4), Comfort Inn Landmark (6254 Duke St) (5), Harry Smith Motel (6140 Richmond Highway) (6), Brookside Motel (6001 Richmond Highway) (7), Fairview Motel (6411 Richmond Highway) (8), Friendship Inn (8849 Richmond Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Neko Case - Singer-songwriter, Cueball Carmichael - Professional wrestler, Casey Wilson - Comedian, Samuel Wilbert Tucker - Lawyer, John Wells (TV producer) - Television producer, Tao Lin - Novelist, Rolf Saxon - Film actor, Mackenzie Phillips - Actress, Imani Lee - Professional wrestler, Rob Huebel - Comedian.

Alexandria city County 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:

ALEXANDRIA, CITY OF (Population served: 143,885, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
TYLER DENTAL (Address: 624 N. WASHINGTON ST. , Serves MD, Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2008)

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

  • DALE CITY (Population served: 60,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2010:

  • 506 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 471 people in college/university student housing
  • 400 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 223 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2000:

  • 948 people in nursing homes
  • 412 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 251 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 62 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 61 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in halfway houses

Banks with most branches in Alexandria (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company: 11 branches. Info updated 2010/05/12: Bank assets: $2,461.7 mil, Deposits: $2,022.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Carlyle Place Branch, Engleside Branch, Bradlee Shopping Center Branch, South Washington Branch, Beacon Mall Branch, Franconia Branch. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Landmark Shoppers Branch, Old Towne Branch, Mount Vernon Square Branch, Franconia Shoppers Branch, Alexandria Jefferson Davis Highway S. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Virginia Commerce Bank: King Street Branch, Mt Vernon Branch, Del Ray Branch 16 Branch, Duke Street Branch, Alexandria Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,936.3 mil, Deposits: $2,300.3 mil, headquarters in Arlington, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Alexandria, Duke Street Branch, Beacon Mall Branch, Lake Barcroft Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria:

Marital status in Alexandria, VA
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Virginia average:

12.2

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

Neighborhoods in Alexandria:

(Alexandria, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Alexandria, VA (based on Alexandria city County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,5964
Mainline Protestant16,97326
Evangelical Protestant11,29033
Other9,87918
Black Protestant6,81312
Orthodox4002
None76,015-
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: 33
Alexandria city:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Alexandria city:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Alexandria city:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 149
Here:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alexandria city:

21.4%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.9%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alexandria:

19.5%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alexandria:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alexandria:

31.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Alexandria:

58.3%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.5%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexandria, VA 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
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,681$10,526,308$75,143248$390,464
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 679$2,401,196$42,436225$447,280
Health 346$1,943,248$67,39678$211,400
Police Protection - Officers 303$2,204,669$87,3140$0
Firefighters 247$1,816,286$88,2410$0
Welfare 206$1,111,416$64,74355$60,570
Streets and Highways 184$1,145,716$74,7212$5,294
Other and Unallocable 173$1,122,758$77,87924$29,288
Correction 170$1,235,549$87,2150$0
Parks and Recreation 148$731,343$59,298229$313,344
Financial Administration 142$978,420$82,6833$8,421
Judicial and Legal 116$763,081$78,9394$10,726
Other Government Administration 111$804,439$86,96614$36,538
Sewerage 98$722,050$88,4140$0
Police - Other 95$429,977$54,31316$30,367
Housing and Community Development (Local) 73$416,833$68,5206$10,438
Local Libraries 67$297,970$53,36849$53,497
Fire - Other 30$226,612$90,6452$11,554
Solid Waste Management 21$130,747$74,7130$0
Totals for Government 4,890$29,008,618$71,187955$1,619,181

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $72,584,000 ($453.55)
    General Public Buildings: $11,405,000 ($71.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,021,000 ($62.62)
    Transit Utilities: $6,506,000 ($40.65)
    Central Staff Services: $6,117,000 ($38.22)
    General - Other: $5,858,000 ($36.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,727,000 ($35.79)
    Police Protection: $1,645,000 ($10.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,479,000 ($9.24)
    Regular Highways: $856,000 ($5.35)
    Correctional Institutions: $104,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $257,389,000 ($1608.33)
    Police Protection: $87,935,000 ($549.47)
    Central Staff Services: $53,536,000 ($334.53)
    General - Other: $51,685,000 ($322.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,420,000 ($315.06)
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,176,000 ($294.79)
    Health - Other: $47,176,000 ($294.79)
    Regular Highways: $43,993,000 ($274.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,379,000 ($196.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,284,000 ($195.48)
    Sewerage: $29,669,000 ($185.39)
    General Public Buildings: $19,015,000 ($118.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,038,000 ($100.22)
    Financial Administration: $12,765,000 ($79.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,520,000 ($53.24)
    Transit Utilities: $4,644,000 ($29.02)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,365,000 ($21.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $34,651,000 ($216.52)
    Corporate Stocks: $29,166,000 ($182.25)
    Benefit Payments: $12,428,000 ($77.66)
    Withdrawals: $206,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,976,000 ($24.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,494,000 ($15.58)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $213,000 ($1.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $11,153,000 ($69.69)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,616,000 ($28.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $212,138,000 ($1325.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,766,000 ($136.01)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,651,000 ($304.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,510,000 ($40.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,772,000 ($29.82)
    Parking Facilities: $4,253,000 ($26.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,918,000 ($11.98)
    Regular Highways: $365,000 ($2.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $238,000 ($1.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $230,000 ($1.44)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $188,000 ($1.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,513,000 ($21.95)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,599,000 ($16.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $13,317,000 ($83.21)
    General Local Government Support: $7,645,000 ($47.77)
    Public Welfare: $2,919,000 ($18.24)
    Other: $2,775,000 ($17.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $478,000 ($2.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $49,149,000 ($307.11)
    Education: $44,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,325,000 ($77.01)
    Interest Earnings: $11,164,000 ($69.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,321,000 ($33.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,964,000 ($31.02)
    Rents: $3,856,000 ($24.09)
    Sale of Property: $787,000 ($4.92)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,465,000 ($27.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $54,808,000 ($342.48)
    Other: $46,332,000 ($289.51)
    Public Welfare: $30,688,000 ($191.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,613,000 ($41.32)
    Highways: $6,565,000 ($41.02)
    General Local Government Support: $4,429,000 ($27.68)
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Property: $439,654,000 ($2747.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $37,905,000 ($236.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $32,135,000 ($200.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,175,000 ($194.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,037,000 ($143.95)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,603,000 ($22.51)
    Other License: $3,408,000 ($21.30)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,908,000 ($18.17)
    Public Utility License: $989,000 ($6.18)
    Amusements Sales: $759,000 ($4.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $652,764,000 ($4078.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $643,505,000 ($4021.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $114,140,000 ($713.22)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $111,640,000 ($697.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,395,000 ($421.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,137,000 ($363.28)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,500,000 ($15.62)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,081,000 ($844.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $176,027,000 ($1099.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $329,827,000 ($2060.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $114,106,000 ($713.01)

17.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.63%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,065 average AGI)
Alexandria city:

0.40%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairfax County, VA  3.99% ($64,227 average AGI)
from Arlington County, VA  2.54% ($89,760)
from District of Columbia, DC  1.34% ($99,784)


17.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.37%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.36% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,116 average AGI)
Alexandria city:

0.36%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairfax County, VA  4.93% ($84,752 average AGI)
to Arlington County, VA  1.75% ($83,762)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.11% ($91,161)
Businesses in Alexandria, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven40KFC3
AMF Bowling1Kroger1
AT&T7LA Fitness1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts5Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Macy's1
AutoZone2Marriott5
Avenue1Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets31
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Mazda1
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's17
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins6New Balance2
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike11
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan1
Best Western2Office Depot1
Blockbuster4Old Country Buffet1
Budget Car Rental2Old Navy1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS16Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread4
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza4
Chick-Fil-A1Payless5
Chico's1Penske2
Chipotle4PetSmart2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports2
Cold Stone Creamery2Pizza Hut7
ColorTyme1Popeyes3
Comfort Inn2Quality2
Crate & Barrel1Quiznos5
Cricket Wireless10RadioShack5
Curves2Red Lobster1
DHL3Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid7
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday3
Decora Cabinetry12Safeway9
Dennys1Sears3
Domino's Pizza7Sheraton1
DressBarn2Sprint Nextel4
Dressbarn2Staples4
Dunkin Donuts7Starbucks20
Extended Stay America1Subaru1
FedEx63Subway2
Finish Line1T-Mobile9
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.G.I. Driday's2
Foot Locker1T.J.Maxx2
Ford2Taco Bell2
GNC9Talbots1
GameStop3Target2
Gap1Toyota1
Giant7Toys"R"Us1
Goodwill2Trader Joe's1
H&R Block9Travelodge1
Haworth1True Value2
Hawthorn1U-Haul5
Hilton10UPS61
Holiday Inn4Verizon Wireless2
Home Depot3Victoria's Secret1
Homestead Studio Suites1Volkswagen1
Honda2Vons9
Hyundai1Walgreens3
IHOP3Walmart3
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's3
Johnny Rockets1Westin1
Jones New York4Whole Foods Market1
Just Tires1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Alexandria: Francis C. Hammond, James Patrick Lannon, Zachariah Woodall.

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
  • 202Number of bridges
  • 4,144ft / 1,263mTotal length
  • $21,937,000Total costs
  • 9,772,009Total average daily traffic
  • 181,282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,454,692Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alexandria, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 561970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 802000-2009
  • 152010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alexandria, VA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alexandria)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Alexandria, VA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,248 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alexandria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 156 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alexandria)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full 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 ORIGINATED835$355,7101,097$359,1794,150$341,400140$216,5005$16,533,800343$267,2890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$305,72449$372,041308$346,04521$98,0950$032$310,9692$36,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$286,85480$318,900968$335,89756$143,5890$0121$251,9590$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN93$299,613143$305,462862$346,55119$152,1051$20,000,00081$278,3580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$392,36418$394,889186$308,4418$142,5000$025$244,8001$370,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 32 tracts in Alexandria, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED148$335,29774$379,0003$250,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$347,28127$381,4811$153,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$292,19015$387,5330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$259,6257$337,4290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$255,3752$328,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alexandria, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alexandria, VA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 543
  • Hazardous Condition: 808
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 6
Fire incident types in Alexandria, VA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexandria, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Virginia:

  • Quality Inn Mt Vernon, 7212 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, Virginia 22306 , Phone: (703) 765-9000, Fax: (703) 765-2325
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Alexandria West/Mark Center, 6254 Duke St, Alexandria, Virginia 22312 , Phone: (703) 642-3422, Fax: (703) 642-1354
  • Sheraton Suites Alexandria, 801 North Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 , Phone: (703) 836-4700, Fax: (703) 548-4514
  • Comfort Inn Alexandria, 5716 S Van Dorn St, Alexandria, Virginia 22310 , Phone: (703) 922-9200, Fax: (703) 922-0132
  • The Alexandrian, 480 King St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 , Phone: (703) 842-2733, Fax: (703) 519-0889
  • Holiday Inn Alexandria, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 , Phone: (703) 960-2000, Fax: (703) 329-0953
  • Crowne Plaza Old Town Hotel, 901 N Fairfax, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 , Phone: (703) 683-6000, Fax: (703) 683-5750
  • Travelers Motel, 5916 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, Virginia 22303 , Phone: (703) 329-1310, Fax: (703) 960-9211
  • 37 other hotels and motels
All 45 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Virginia
Most common first names in Alexandria, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,32672.5 years
Mary1,32378.8 years
William1,14073.6 years
James1,03370.3 years
Robert85370.3 years
Charles70973.1 years
Margaret63979.7 years
George57874.1 years
Helen56380.4 years
Elizabeth50379.7 years
Most common last names in Alexandria, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith47374.2 years
Johnson31773.2 years
Jones27771.5 years
Brown26773.6 years
Williams25573.0 years
Davis23874.3 years
Miller23475.0 years
Taylor17375.8 years
Jackson16572.3 years
Moore16473.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alexandria, VA
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alexandria, VA
  • 47.9%Electricity
  • 47.3%Utility gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alexandria compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Alexandria on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of murders per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #73 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #85 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #94 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #101 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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