Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area LA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 162,174
Daytime Population: Workers 62,965
Daytime Population: Residents 97,296
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 160,261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 154,582
Population in Familes 127,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,592
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $42,520
Average Household Income $60,964
Per Capita Income $24,010


Total Housing Units 67,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,383 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,227 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,025 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $136,644
Average Home Value $170,294


Total Households 60,610
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 40,925
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.58%
Households 0.63% 0.53%
Families 0.37% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.33%