Alexandria (city) County VA Information

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Alexandria (city) County Subdivisions

Alexandria (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 148,700
Population in Households 146,873
Population in Familes 92,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,827
Population Density1 9,896
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72,319
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 32,478
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 76,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,852 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42,467 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,642 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $521,317
Average Home Value $577,329
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,080
Average Household Income $124,509
Per Capita Income $60,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 1.12%
Households 0.97% 1.12%
Families 0.76% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Alexandria (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexandria (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 92nd
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 5 97th
Median Household Income # 9 94th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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