Alexandria SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
1
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

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Alexandria, Louisiana Info Snack

Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area (population 153,922) which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant parishes. Its neighboring city is Pineville. In 2010, the population was 47,723, an increase of 3 percent from the 2000 census.
Population
47,954
Unemployment
10.3%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$137,900
Median Income
$36,997
Median Rent
$792

Rankings for Alexandria in Louisiana

Best Places Around Alexandria

1

Pineville, LA
Population 14,381

2

Natchitoches, LA
Population 18,176

3

Fort Polk South, LA
Population 9,293

4

Oakdale, LA
Population 7,669

5

Leesville, LA
Population 6,335

6

Ville Platte, LA
Population 7,259

7

Marksville, LA
Population 5,519

Map Of Alexandria, LA

Population over time in Alexandria

Year Population % Change
2017 47,954 -0.2%
2016 48,044 0.1%
2015 47,985 0.0%
2014 47,983 0.1%
2013 47,938 -0.0%
2012 47,941 0.4%
2011 47,749 0.4%
2010 47,568 -

Crime in Alexandria Per 100k

Crime Alexandria LA USA
Violent Crime 1441.7 557.0 382.9
Murder 35.5 12.4 5.3
Robbery 269.5 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1117.8 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 8769.3 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 2062.3 731.5 430.4
Larceny 6170.1 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 537.0 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Alexandria

White
38.2% (18,327)
African American
54.4% (26,096)
American Indian
0.4% (194)
Asian
3.8% (1,840)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
1.3% (604)
Hispanic
1.8% (872)
Race Alexandria LA USA
White 38.2% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 54.4% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.8% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.8% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Alexandria, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
10.7% (513,107)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (345,268)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (752,877)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (632,992)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (724,105)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (704,923)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (402,813)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (378,836)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (153,452)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (182,225)
Income Alexandria LA USA
Less than $10,000 10.7% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Alexandria

Female
52.1% (24,987)
Male
47.9% (22,966)
Gender Alexandria LA USA
Female 52.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alexandria for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.3% (2,560)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (5,256)
High School / GED
34.1% (16,338)
Some College
22.4% (10,754)
Associate's Degree
4.4% (2,098)
Bachelor's Degree
13.2% (6,342)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,900)
Professional Degree
2.2% (1,044)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (658)
Education Alexandria LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.3% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 34.1% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 22.4% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.4% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.2% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.0% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.0% 1.4%

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