Statistic Alexandria Virginia National
Population 158,309 8,535,519 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 10,600 218 91
Median age 36.8 37.8 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 48% 57% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 43% 44% 43%
Speak English 68% 84% 79%
Speak Spanish 14% 7% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Alexandria is 4762% higher than Virginia
  • The median age in Alexandria is 3% lower than Virginia
  • In Alexandria 59.75% of the population is White
  • In Alexandria 21.86% of the population is Black
  • In Alexandria 6.69% of the population is Asian

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      Alexandria population breakdown by race

      Race Alexandria Virginia National
      White 59.75% 68.75% 73.35%
      Black 21.86% 19.21% 12.63%
      Asian 6.69% 6.05% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.32% 0.26% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.06% 0.07% 0.18%
      Mixed race 5.91% 3.37% 3.06%
      Other race 5.41% 2.30% 4.75%
      In Alexandria, 16.4% 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.

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