Alexandria city, Virginia Population 2018

Alexandria city, Virginia's estimated population is 160,035 with a growth rate of 5.65% 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
2017160,0358,5625.65%
2016151,473-5,815-3.70%
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
White95,026
Black or African American32,678
Asian9,804
Two or More Races7,441
Some Other Race6,238
American Indian and Alaska Native240
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

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

Alexandria city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alexandria city, Virginia Median Age

36.2


Total

36.2


Male

36.2


Female

Alexandria city, Virginia Adults

There are 124,208 adults, (15,147 of which are seniors) in Alexandria city, Virginia.

Alexandria city, Virginia Age Dependency

39

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

78,419

51.77%

Male

73,054

48.23%

Alexandria city, Virginia Households and Families

Alexandria city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexandria city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.3%43.7%
All42.2%57.8%
Non Family36.3%63.7%
Female27.3%72.7%
Male22.6%77.4%

42.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexandria city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,0632.242.2
Non Family35,0201.3136.3
Married24,538356.3
Female5,8483.627.3
Male2,6573.6122.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexandria city, Virginia Households

Alexandria city, Virginia Education

Alexandria city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,4024.69%
9th to 12th Grade4,5253.93%
High School Graduate13,71611.91%
Some College15,35313.33%
Associates Degree4,6614.05%
Bachelors Degree33,88929.43%
Graduate Degree37,61032.66%

Alexandria city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64,45963,52650,678
Black23,79520,6308,520
Hispanic16,15810,9375,000
Asian8,0137,5035,377
Multiple Races4,3244,0182,500
Other Race3,6982,314913
Native American210179136
Islander2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 78.62%.

Alexandria city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,460$66,376$53,479
Less Than High School$21,392$25,313$17,831
High School Grad$26,161$28,367$24,048
Some College$38,948$41,103$35,950
Bachelors Degree$68,927$77,228$59,995
Graduate Degree$90,522$103,634$77,028

$59,460

Average Earnings

$66,376

Average Male

$53,479

Average Female

Alexandria city, Virginia Language

Alexandria city, Virginia Language by Age

Alexandria city, Virginia Language

67.40% of Alexandria city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 32.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.60% of the population.

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black32,2285,96918.52%
Hispanic25,2263,98815.81%
White78,2393,6034.61%
Other6,19187814.18%
Multiple7,3887249.80%
Asian9,7946096.22%
Native2409640.00%

9.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.19%

Male Poverty Rate

11.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia is Native, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria city, Virginia is White, with 4.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.35%.

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.88%
High School18.27%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

Alexandria city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.81%
Male Unemployed32.23%
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed4.14%

Alexandria city, Virginia Income

Alexandria city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,200$119,162
Families$111,347$147,530
Married Families$139,700$173,886
Non Families$76,347$89,813

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alexandria city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by War

10,204

Number of Veterans

8,736

Male Veterans

1,468

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War4,218
First Gulf War4,086
Vietnam2,606
Korea466
World War II385

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,035
65 to 741,837
55 to 641,582
18 to 341,478
75+1,272

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7989.97%
Black1,6716.42%
Hispanic8644.75%
2 or More3357.01%
Asian2803.28%
Other841.97%
Indian3616.14%

Alexandria city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria city, Virginia Employment Status

Alexandria city, Virginia Employment by Age

78.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Alexandria city, Virginia Employment by Race

Alexandria city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alexandria city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Alexandria1400061558101580411.29%
Data Sources
  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