Alexander, Arkansas Population 2024

3,784

Alexander is a city located in Pulaski County and Saline County Arkansas. Alexander has a 2024 population of 3,784. Alexander is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 10.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,420 in 2020.

The average household income in Alexander is $64,680 with a poverty rate of 24.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alexander is 31.2 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Alexander Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alexander was:

  • White: 59.35%
  • Black or African American: 24.83%
  • Other race: 8.22%
  • Two or more races: 7.61%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,678.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.64% (364)
The current population of Alexander, Arkansas is 3,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,420.

Alexander, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,04459.35%
Black or African American85524.83%
Other race2838.22%
Two or more races2627.61%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alexander Population by Race

Alexander Population Pyramid 2024

Alexander Median Age

31.2

Total

31.1

Male

31.3

Female

Alexander Adults

There are 2,481 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Alexander.

Alexander Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander Sex Ratio

Female1,78351.77%
Male1,66148.23%

Alexander Population by Age

Alexander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1992.8681.718.3
Married5823.5697.32.7
Non Family3161.1382.917.1
Female1743.3941.458.6
Male1273.2262.237.8
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alexander Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alexander Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexander Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.52%.

Alexander Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,793

Average Earnings

$38,173

Average Male

$35,853

Average Female

Alexander Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexander Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alexander Language

79.24% of Alexander residents speak only English, while 20.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.29% of the population.

Alexander Language

Alexander Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,56138024.34%
Hispanic92632134.67%
Multiple26213953.05%
Black85510011.7%
Other2835720.14%
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24.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.47%

Male Poverty Rate

29.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander is Multiple, with 53.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander is Black, with 11.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.61%.

Alexander Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.38%
High School32.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%
Some College2.97%
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Alexander Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.02%
Female Unemployed41.18%
Female Employed15.18%
Male Employed8.74%
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Alexander Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexander Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alexander Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alexander Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alexander Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alexander Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

202

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Alexander Veterans by War

count

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Alexander Veterans by Age

count

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Alexander Veterans by Race

Alexander Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alexander Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.15%

Born in Alexander

86.18%

Native Born

13.82%

Foreign Born

12.05%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.18% of Alexander residents were born in the United States, with 59.15% having been born in Arkansas. 12.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alexander Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,079591.47%
20284,020591.49%
20273,961591.51%
20263,902591.54%
20253,843591.56%
20243,784591.58%
20233,725591.61%
20223,666591.64%
20213,6071875.47%
20203,420-55-1.58%
20193,4752116.46%
20183,2641996.49%
20173,0651234.18%
20162,942-13-0.44%
20152,955270.92%
20142,928170.58%
20132,911341.18%
20122,877401.41%
20112,837-83-2.84%
20102,920
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Alexander Population by Year