Alexandria, South Dakota Population 2021

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Alexandria is a city located in Hanson County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 686, it is the 90th largest city in South Dakota and the 11967th largest city in the United States . Alexandria is currently growing at a rate of 3.16% annually and its population has increased by 11.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 615 in 2010. Alexandria reached it's highest population of 686 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Alexandria has a population density of 1,100 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alexandria is $58,925 with a poverty rate of 3.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $107,300. The median age in Alexandria is 30.6 years, 24 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Alexandria Demographics

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

  • White: 99.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alexandria, South Dakota is 686 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 623.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 615.

Alexandria, South Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70299.43%
Two or More Races40.57%
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Alexandria Population by Race

Alexandria Population Pyramid $2021

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Alexandria Median Age

30.6


Total

24


Male

33.8


Female

Alexandria Adults

There are 466 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria.

Alexandria Age Dependency

100.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria Sex Ratio

Female

360

50.99%

Male

346

49.01%

Alexandria Population by Age

Alexandria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alexandria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.3%6.7%
All83.5%16.5%
Non Family75%25%
Female65.6%34.4%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexandria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2422.9283.5
Married1193.993.3
Non Family841.0875
Female323.1965.6
Male77100

3.8

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Alexandria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade133.34%
9th to 12th Grade297.46%
High School Graduate12933.16%
Some College7820.05%
Associates Degree5514.14%
Bachelors Degree7218.51%
Graduate Degree133.34%
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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 white people with a rate of 90.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.08%.

Alexandria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,446$42,361$36,413
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,917$33,333$27,083
Some College$37,174$53,333$35,652
Bachelors Degree$40,000$40,833$39,583
Graduate Degree$56,250$70,417$

$37,446

Average Earnings

$42,361

Average Male

$36,413

Average Female

Alexandria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexandria Language by Age

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Alexandria Language

98.89% of Alexandria residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Alexandria Language

Alexandria Poverty by Race

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3.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.97%

Male Poverty Rate

3.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Alexandria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
High School4.65%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%

Alexandria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.44%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Alexandria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexandria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$58,925
Families$66,389$73,276
Married Families$82,083-
Non Families$24,167$26,742
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Income by Household Type

Alexandria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 45-54, 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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37

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War11
Korea3
World War II

Alexandria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
75+9
55 to 648
35 to 547
18 to 343

Alexandria Veterans by Age

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Alexandria Veterans by Race

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

0.9%

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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81.02%

Born in Alexandria

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Alexandria residents were born in the United States, with 81.02% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% 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
2021686213.16%
2020665213.26%
2019644213.37%
2018623-8-1.27%
201763171.12%
2016624-3-0.48%
2015627-7-1.10%
201463450.79%
201362930.48%
201262630.48%
2011623101.63%
20106130.00%

Alexandria Population by Year