Alexandria, VA Employment & Jobs

Alexandria employment information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Income per capita$54,345$27,705$25,804
Median household income$80,847$56,327$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$122,914$74,957$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$63,451$44,247$35,685
Median earnings male$54,285$43,018$38,921
Median earnings female$46,247$27,807$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)3.1%2.3%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)3.9%7.0%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)5.4%5.8%7.3%
Poverty level8.9%11.4%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Alexandria is 96.2% greater than the Virginia average and 110.6% greater than the National average. The median household income in Alexandria is 43.5% greater than the Virginia average and 54.5% greater than the National average. The median household income in Alexandria for owner occupied housing is 93.7% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Alexandria.

The poverty level in Alexandria is 22.1% less than the Virginia average and 27.4% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Alexandria is 17.4% greater than the median earnings for females in Alexandria.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Alexandria, VA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Taylor Run, Alexandria0.5Old Town North, Alexandria1.7
North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria0.7Southwest Wuadrant, Alexandria1.7
King St Metro, Alexandria0.9Old Town, Alexandria1.8
Potomac West, Alexandria1Seminary Hill, Alexandria1.8
Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria1Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington2
Eisenhower East, Alexandria1.1Long Branch Creek, Arlington2.1
Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria1.2Nauck, Arlington2.3
Northeast, Alexandria1.3Arlington Ridge, Arlington2.4
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Cities near Alexandria, VA

CityMilesCityMiles
Alexandria, VA0Hybla Valley, VA4.8
Huntington, VA1.6Arlington, VA4.9
Belle Haven, VA2.6Lake Barcroft, VA5.2
Rose Hill, VA2.8Seven Corners, VA5.2
Groveton, VA3.1Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, MD5.2
Bailey's Crossroads, VA3.9Franconia, VA5.6
Forest Heights, MD4Fort Hunt, VA5.8
Lincolnia, VA4.3Fort Washington, MD6
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