Alexandria city, Virginia Population 2019

Alexandria city, Virginia's estimated population is 160,035 with a growth rate of 1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexandria city, Virginia is the 12th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017160,0352,7471.75%
2016157,2883,1562.05%
2015154,1322,3041.52%
2014151,8281,5601.04%
2013150,2682,7401.86%
2012147,5282,9302.03%
2011144,5983,7752.68%
2010140,82329,64026.66%
1990111,1837,9667.72%
1980103,217-7,721-6.96%
1970110,93819,91521.88%
196091,02329,23647.32%
195061,78728,26484.31%
194033,5239,37438.82%
193024,1496,08933.72%
192018,0602,73117.82%
191015,3298015.51%
190014,5280.00%

Alexandria city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White96,411
Black or African American34,123
Asian9,603
Two or More Races7,313
Some Other Race6,884
American Indian and Alaska Native322
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

Alexandria city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Alexandria city, Virginia Median Age

36.4


Total

36.3


Male

36.6


Female

Alexandria city, Virginia Adults

There are 126,772 adults, (16,239 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria city, Virginia.

Alexandria city, Virginia Age Dependency

40

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

80,209

51.84%

Male

74,501

48.16%

Alexandria city, Virginia Households and Families

Alexandria city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexandria city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57%43%
All43.1%56.9%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female27.7%72.3%
Male23.4%76.6%

43.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,6632.2343.1
Non Family35,4991.3237.2
Married24,8952.9957
Female5,7253.8527.7
Male2,5443.8723.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexandria city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9025.02%
9th to 12th Grade4,1683.54%
High School Graduate14,01411.91%
Some College15,59813.26%
Associates Degree5,2264.44%
Bachelors Degree34,40329.24%
Graduate Degree38,35332.60%

Alexandria city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White65,42964,47051,908
Black24,78121,6698,850
Hispanic16,51011,3194,781
Asian7,9717,3355,298
Multiple Races4,4834,0822,454
Other Race3,8352,273780
Native American232232148
Islander313111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 79.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,222$66,345$55,065
Less Than High School$23,153$26,919$20,185
High School Grad$26,377$30,168$24,603
Some College$39,865$41,520$36,614
Bachelors Degree$69,252$81,626$60,289
Graduate Degree$94,294$111,663$79,494

$60,222

Average Earnings

$66,345

Average Male

$55,065

Average Female

Alexandria city, Virginia Language

Alexandria city, Virginia Language by Age

Alexandria city, Virginia Language

66.71% of Alexandria city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 33.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.06% of the population.

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33,6386,55719.49%
Hispanic25,7964,82018.69%
White79,5033,5814.50%
Other6,8311,59223.31%
Multiple7,25273610.15%
Asian9,5826086.35%
Native3229429.19%

10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

11.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia is Native, with 29.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia is White, with 4.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.49%
High School17.44%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.26%
Male Unemployed26.64%
Female Employed5.42%
Male Employed4.40%

Alexandria city, Virginia Income

Alexandria city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,370$123,341
Families$119,485$152,903
Married Families$146,347$178,779
Non Families$78,274$93,156

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexandria city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Alexandria city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans

10,818

Number of Veterans

9,164

Male Veterans

1,654

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,950
First Gulf War4,401
Vietnam2,733
Korea446
World War II220

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,01310.09%
Black2,0347.47%
Hispanic9054.87%
2 or More3898.05%
Asian2683.17%
Other791.74%
Indian3512.73%

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria city, Virginia Employment Status

78.4%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Alexandria city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990