Alexandria, Louisiana Population 2018

Alexandria, Louisiana's estimated population is 47,334 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Alexandria, Louisiana is the 9th largest city in Louisiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1661.70 people/mi² (641.58 people/km²), with a household density of 290.32 people/km² (751.93 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 21,419 households in the city, with an average size of 2.58 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16.7%, with a median rent of $775/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $134,700.

The median income for households in Alexandria, Louisiana is $35,931, while the mean household income is $58,155. The per capita income is $23,069, and 19.6% of families and 23.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 32.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 15.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,334-432-0.90%
201647,766-190-0.40%
201547,956-313-0.65%
201448,269-145-0.30%
201348,4142320.48%
201248,182660.14%
201148,116990.21%
201048,0171,6753.61%
200046,342-2,846-5.79%
199049,188-2,460-4.76%
198051,6489,83723.53%
197041,8111,5323.80%
196040,2795,36615.37%
195034,9137,84728.99%
194027,0664,04117.55%
193023,0255,51531.50%
192017,5106,29756.16%
191011,2135,56598.53%
19005,6482,78797.41%
18902,8610.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American27,302
White18,156
Asian1,607
Two or More Races648
American Indian and Alaska Native232
Some Other Race90
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alexandria La Population Pyramid 2018

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Alexandria La Median Age

38.3


Total

35.5


Male

40.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 35,406 adults in Alexandria La.

Alexandria La Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria La Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
4,033
Houses With Mortgage
5,200
Vacancy Rate
16.7
Median Rent
775
Median Home Value
134,700
Renter-Occupied Units
8,604
Owner-Occupied Units
9,233
Total Housing Units
21,419

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Alexandria La for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.3% and the labor force participation rate is 56.2%.

Alexandria La Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.58
Average Family Size
3.32
Total Households
17837
Married Couple Households
6207
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1107
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3882
Non Family Households
6641
Total Families
11196
Households With Own Children
5209
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.1

Alexandria La Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,019
$10,000 to $14,999
1,251
$15,000 to $24,999
3,089
$25,000 to $34,999
2,282
$35,000 to $49,999
2,571
$50,000 to $74,999
2,463
$75,000 to $99,999
1,649
$100,000 to $149,999
1,348
$150,000 to $199,999
528
Over $200,000
637

Alexandria La Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Alexandria La

Louisiana

$35,931

$45,652

$58,155

$65,229

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Alexandria La Education Data

Alexandria La Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,7615.56%
9th to 12th Grade
3,37510.66%
High School Graduate
11,10635.07%
Some College
7,01822.16%
Associates Degree
1,4004.42%
Bachelors Degree
4,12513.03%
Graduate Degree
2,8809.10%