Population density (sq mi)10,14321891
Median age36.237.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English67%84%79%
Speak Spanish14%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Alexandria is 4553% higher than Virginia
  • The median age in Alexandria is 4% lower than Virginia
  • In Alexandria 62.73% of the population is White
  • In Alexandria 21.57% of the population is Black
  • In Alexandria 6.47% of the population is Asian

Compare Alexandria, VA Demographics


      Alexandria population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.16%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race4.91%3.37%3.06%
      Other race4.12%2.30%4.75%
      In Alexandria, 16.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Alexandria age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Alexandria, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).