Alexandria employment information

Income per capita$54,597$33,958$28,555
Median household income$87,319$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$134,858$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$65,664$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$59,953$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$49,636$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate3.6%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level8.7%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alexandria is 91% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alexandria is 63% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alexandria is 44% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Alexandria median earnings by income bracket

Alexandria employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.8%
Manufacturing sector2.9%0.4%
Financial & insurance services3.6%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services7.9%7.2%
Public administration16.9%16.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%1.3%
Education, health & social services9.3%25.1%

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Alexandria, VA146,422$87,31963%

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Bridgeport, CT146,680$41,20423%
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Lakewood, CO145,880$56,1345%
Alexandria, VA146,422$87,31963%
Source: The Alexandria, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.