StatisticPotomac WestAlexandriaVirginia
Population density (sq mi)13,04010,143218
Median age35.636.237.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a67%84%
Speak Spanishn/a14%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Potomac West is 29% higher than Alexandria
  • The median age in Potomac West is 2% lower than Alexandria
  • In Potomac West 73.36% of the population is White
  • In Potomac West 10.50% of the population is Black
  • In Potomac West 3.22% of the population is Asian

Compare Alexandria, VA Demographics


      Potomac West population breakdown by race

      RacePotomac WestAlexandriaVirginia
      American Indian0.05%0.16%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race3.75%4.91%3.37%
      Other race9.07%4.12%2.30%
      In Potomac West, 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

      Potomac West age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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