Alexandria City, Virginia Population 2024

156,169

Alexandria City, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 156,169 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexandria City, Virginia is the 13th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 140,737 and has seen a growth of 10.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029157,7793220.2%
2028157,4573220.2%
2027157,1353220.21%
2026156,8133220.21%
2025156,4913220.21%
2024156,1693220.21%
2023155,8473220.21%
2022155,5253220.21%
2021155,203-3,922-2.46%
2020159,125750.05%
2019159,0506730.42%
2018158,377-395-0.25%
2017158,7722,1511.37%
2016156,6212,7621.8%
2015153,8592,3151.53%
2014151,5441,7771.19%
2013149,7672,3881.62%
2012147,3793,1102.16%
2011144,2693,5322.51%
2010140,737
1990111,1837,9667.72%
1980103,217-7,721-6.96%
1970110,93819,91521.88%
196091,02329,23647.32%
195061,78728,26484.31%
194033,5239,37438.82%
193024,1496,08933.72%
192018,0602,73117.82%
191015,3298015.51%
190014,528-143,251-90.79%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.21% (322)
2010 Population
140,737
Area
15 mi²
Density
10411 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
10.97% (15,432)

Alexandria City, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89,30456.67%
Black or African American33,64521.35%
Two or more races15,7179.97%
Asian10,0666.39%
Other race8,4025.33%
Native American4230.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander370.02%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alexandria City, Virginia Population by Race

Alexandria City, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Alexandria City, Virginia Median Age

37.4

Total

37

Male

37.7

Female

Alexandria City, Virginia Adults

There are 129,035 adults, (19,445 of whom are seniors) in Alexandria City, Virginia.

Alexandria City, Virginia Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexandria City, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female81,00551.4%
Male76,58948.6%

Alexandria City, Virginia Population by Age

Alexandria City, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All74,8182.0942.757.3
Non Family40,3171.2636.563.5
Married26,1853.0257.242.8
Female5,9063.2226.673.4
Male2,4103.022872
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

42.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alexandria City, Virginia 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 City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alexandria City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 81.58%.

Alexandria City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$79,069

Average Earnings

$82,088

Average Male

$75,904

Average Female

Alexandria City, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alexandria City, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alexandria City, Virginia Language

69.94% of Alexandria City, Virginia residents speak only English, while 30.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.84% of the population.

Alexandria City, Virginia Language

Alexandria City, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black32,8115,02315.31%
Hispanic25,7733,44413.36%
White80,1023,1873.98%
Other8,1831,71720.98%
Multiple15,6471,4549.29%
Asian9,9911,11511.16%
Native4234911.58%
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8.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.11%

Male Poverty Rate

9.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexandria City, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexandria City, Virginia is Other, with 20.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexandria City, Virginia is White, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.54%.

Alexandria City, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.69%
High School16.07%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.1%
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Alexandria City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.2%
Female Unemployed23.49%
Male Employed4.81%
Female Employed4.7%
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Alexandria City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alexandria City, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alexandria City, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexandria City, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alexandria City, Virginia 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 35-44.

Alexandria City, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alexandria City, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,558

Number of Veterans

8,626

Male Veterans

1,932

Female Veterans

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Alexandria City, Virginia Veterans by War

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Alexandria City, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Alexandria City, Virginia Veterans by Race

Alexandria City, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexandria City, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78%

Labor Force Participation

73.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Alexandria City, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alexandria City, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alexandria City, Virginia 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

22.9%

Born in Alexandria City, Virginia

75.54%

Native Born

24.46%

Foreign Born

12.73%

Non Citizen

11.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.54% of Alexandria City, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 22.9% having been born in Virginia. 12.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alexandria City, Virginia Place of Birth

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