Alexandria employment information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Income per capita$54,767$33,326$28,051
Median household income$83,996$63,636$53,046
Median income owner occupied$128,328$78,720$67,062
Median 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%

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  • The income per capita in Alexandria is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alexandria is 58% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alexandria is 46% lower than the national average.

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Alexandria median earnings by income bracket

Alexandria employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector3.7%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.4%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%6.7%
Public administration16.9%17.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%24.6%
Other43.1%41.8%

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Alexandria, VA140,337$83,99658%
Source: The Alexandria, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.