Alexandria, VA Employment & Jobs

Alexandria employment information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Income per capita$54,767$33,326$28,051
Median household income$83,996$63,636$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$128,328$78,720$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$62,814$40,242$32,212
Median earnings male$59,525$41,273$35,771
Median earnings female$47,888$28,137$25,299
Unemployment rate3.9%4.5%6.0%
Poverty level8.0%11.1%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Alexandria is 64.3% greater than the Virginia average and 95.2% greater than the National average. The median household income in Alexandria is 32% greater than the Virginia average and 58.3% greater than the National average. The median household income in Alexandria for owner occupied housing is 104.3% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Alexandria.

The poverty level in Alexandria is 27.7% less than the Virginia average and 46.3% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Alexandria is 24.3% greater than the median earnings for females in Alexandria.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Alexandria, VA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Woodmont, Arlington917.3
Riverwood, Arlington907.5
Dover Crystal, Arlington907.6
Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington897
Dominion Hills, Arlington897.1
Maywood, Arlington897.1
Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington897.5
Lyon Village, Arlington896.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria891.5
Donaldson Run, Arlington898
Cherrydale, Arlington897
Old Town, Alexandria890.4
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington898.4
Gulf Branch, Arlington898.4
Arlington Ridge, Arlington893.6
Lyon Park, Arlington895.6
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Cities near Alexandria, VA

CityScoreMiles
Somerset, MD9111.4
Chevy Chase Village, MD9013.2
Chevy Chase, MD9013.2
Chevy Chase View, MD9015
McLean, VA8911.3
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD8912.5
Chevy Chase, MD8813.2
Bethesda, MD8812.7
CityScoreMiles
Falls Church, VA888.6
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD8812.1
Garrett Park, MD8816.3
Martin's Additions, MD8812.1
Tysons Corner, VA8812.7
Floris, VA8721.8
Arlington, VA876.1
University Park, MD8712.8
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