Alexandria, Minnesota Population 2021

13,940
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Alexandria is a city located in Douglas County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Douglas County. With a 2020 population of 13,940, it is the 79th largest city in Minnesota and the 2436th largest city in the United States . Alexandria is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 25.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,070 in 2010. Alexandria reached it's highest population of 13,940 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Alexandria has a population density of 810 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alexandria is $68,852 with a poverty rate of 11.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $177,100. The median age in Alexandria is 37.5 years, 35.6 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Alexandria Demographics

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

  • White: 94.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alexandria, Minnesota is 13,940 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,763.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,070.

Alexandria, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,5031810.47%
202038,3221810.47%
201938,1411810.47%
201837,9604401.16%
201737,5203660.98%
201637,1543640.98%
201536,7902140.58%
201436,5762270.62%
201336,349570.16%
201236,2921110.31%
201136,1811920.53%
201035,9890.00%

Alexandria Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,78594.33%
Two or More Races3662.70%
Some Other Race1320.97%
Asian980.72%
Black or African American950.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native780.58%
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Alexandria Population by Race

Alexandria Population Pyramid $2021

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Alexandria Median Age

37.5


Total

35.6


Male

43


Female

Alexandria Adults

There are 10,977 adults, (3,001 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria.

Alexandria Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria Sex Ratio

Female

6,828

50.38%

Male

6,726

49.62%

Alexandria Population by Age

Alexandria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alexandria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All53.3%46.7%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male36.1%63.9%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexandria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6461.9753.3
Non Family3,2011.1733.1
Married2,6872.7280.6
Female5202.5644.4
Male2382.9436.1

2.62

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Alexandria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2012.15%
9th to 12th Grade4564.89%
High School Graduate2,82030.23%
Some College1,97021.12%
Associates Degree1,57716.91%
Bachelors Degree1,67417.95%
Graduate Degree6306.75%
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Alexandria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,7418,2722,287
Hispanic2291569
2+ Races165106
Other Race121779
Native American7859
Black66418
Asian4624

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.16%.

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,121$48,750$26,960
Less Than 9th Grade$16,750$$19,219
High School Graduate$27,074$35,732$18,750
Some College$39,675$49,461$27,177
Bachelors Degree$54,788$69,934$43,684
Graduate Degree$53,667$64,868$48,000

$38,121

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$26,960

Average Female

Alexandria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexandria Language by Age

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Alexandria Language

96.89% of Alexandria residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Alexandria Language

Alexandria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2071,28510.53%
Hispanic3979624.18%
Asian9696100.00%
Other132107.58%
Native661015.15%
Multiple36330.83%
Black7411.35%

11.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.51%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is Multiple, with 0.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.06%.

Alexandria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.00%
High School12.95%
Some College6.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%

Alexandria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.60%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Unemployed1.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Alexandria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexandria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,984$68,852
Families$72,483$84,309
Married Families$86,719-
Non Families$30,791$49,281
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Income by Household Type

Alexandria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alexandria Marital Status by Race

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Alexandria Marital Status

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943

Number of Veterans

845

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam294
Korea212
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War93
World War II51

Alexandria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+336
65 to 74221
55 to 64195
35 to 54135
18 to 3456

Alexandria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9148.76%
Other Race2722.31%
Hispanic93.57%
Native American22.56%

Alexandria Veterans by Race

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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6.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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77.90%

Born in Alexandria

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Alexandria residents were born in the United States, with 77.90% having been born in Minnesota. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alexandria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,940590.43%
202013,881590.43%
201913,822590.43%
201813,7631801.33%
201713,5831461.09%
201613,4372822.14%
201513,1551371.05%
201413,0181000.77%
201312,918-5-0.04%
201212,923370.29%
201112,8863903.12%
201012,4963,6763.55%
20008,8209821.19%
19907,8382300.30%
19807,6086350.88%
19706,9732600.38%
19606,7133940.61%
19506,3191,2682.27%
19405,0511,1752.68%
19303,8764881.35%
19203,3883871.22%
19103,0013201.13%
19002,6810.00%

Alexandria Population by Year