Alexandria, South Dakota Population 2024

637

Alexandria is a city located in Hanson County South Dakota. Alexandria has a 2024 population of 637. It is also the county seat of Hanson County.Alexandria is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 653 in 2020.

The average household income in Alexandria is $91,588 with a poverty rate of 1.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alexandria is 33.5 years, 28.9 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Alexandria Demographics

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

  • White: 92.49%
  • Two or more races: 7.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,021.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.45% (-16)
The current population of Alexandria, South Dakota is 637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 653.

Alexandria, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White77692.49%
Two or more races637.51%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Alexandria Population by Race

Alexandria Population Pyramid 2024

Alexandria Median Age

33.5

Total

28.9

Male

34.4

Female

Alexandria Adults

There are 561 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria.

Alexandria Age Dependency

92.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria Sex Ratio

Female42450.54%
Male41549.46%

Alexandria Population by Age

Alexandria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2733.0782.417.6
Married1833.4597.32.7
Non Family661.1143.956.1
Female186.0666.733.3
Male64.331000
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3.68

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alexandria 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

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexandria 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 98.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.52%.

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,735

Average Earnings

$56,520

Average Male

$42,201

Average Female

Alexandria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexandria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alexandria Language

98.3% of Alexandria residents speak only English, while 1.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Alexandria Language

Alexandria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White776111.42%
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1.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.96%

Male Poverty Rate

1.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is White, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is White, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.14%.

Alexandria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
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Alexandria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Alexandria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexandria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alexandria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexandria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alexandria 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 35-44.

Alexandria Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alexandria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Alexandria Veterans by War

count

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Alexandria Veterans by Age

count

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Alexandria Veterans by Race

Alexandria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.6%

Labor Force Participation

77.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Alexandria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alexandria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alexandria 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

85.94%

Born in Alexandria

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Alexandria residents were born in the United States, with 85.94% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alexandria Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029602-7-1.15%
2028609-7-1.14%
2027616-7-1.12%
2026623-7-1.11%
2025630-7-1.1%
2024637-7-1.09%
2023644-7-1.08%
2022651-7-1.06%
202165850.77%
202065391.4%
2019644203.21%
2018624-7-1.11%
201763171.12%
2016624-3-0.48%
2015627-5-0.79%
201463230.48%
201362940.64%
201262520.32%
2011623101.63%
2010613
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Alexandria Population by Year