Alexandria, Louisiana Population 2022

44,785
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Alexandria is a city located in Rapides Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 44,785, it is the 10th largest city in Louisiana and the 992nd largest city in the United States. Alexandria is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,545 in 2020. Spanning over 29 miles, Alexandria has a population density of 1,572 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alexandria is $69,019 with a poverty rate of 26.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alexandria is 38.6 years, 36 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Alexandria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alexandriawas:

  • Black or African American: 57.16%
  • White: 37.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Asian: 2.25%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alexandria, Louisiana is 44,785 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 46,545.

Alexandria, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Alexandria Population by Race

Alexandria Population Pyramid 2022

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Alexandria Median Age

37.2


Total

34.8


Male

40


Female

Alexandria Adults

There are 35,856 adults, (7,872 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria.

Alexandria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria Sex Ratio

Female

24,186

51.96%

Male

22,359

48.04%

Alexandria Population by Age

Alexandria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alexandria Household Types

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexandria Households and Families

3.27

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Alexandria Households by Type

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Alexandria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.19%.

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,610

Average Earnings

$38,265

Average Male

$30,876

Average Female

Alexandria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexandria Language by Age

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Alexandria Language

94.24% of Alexandria residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Alexandria Language

Alexandria Poverty by Race

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26.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.85%

Male Poverty Rate

28.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is Black, with 38.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is Hispanic, with 15.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.55%.

Alexandria Poverty

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Alexandria Poverty Rate by Education

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Alexandria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexandria Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Alexandria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexandria Married by Age and Sex

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Alexandria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alexandria Marital Status by Race

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Alexandria Marital Status

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3,432

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Alexandria Veterans by War

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Alexandria Veterans by Age

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Alexandria Veterans by Race

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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16.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alexandria Employment by Age

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Alexandria Employment by Race

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Alexandria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.89%

Born in Alexandria

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Alexandria residents were born in the United States, with 77.89% having been born in Louisiana. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alexandria Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Alexandria Population by Year