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The City of Alexandria is the 10th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 47,102 as of July 1, 2021. Alexandria ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Alexandria is located at latitude 31.3113 and longitude -92.4451 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Alexandria encompass a land area of 28.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.
The City of Alexandria has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||47,102 (100%)|
|Population in Households||45,421 (96.4%)|
|Population in Families||36,127 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,681 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,612|
|Average Household Income||$62,417|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,279|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||21,138 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,364 (44.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,602 (40.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,171 (15.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$160,436|
|Average Home Value||$197,395|
|Housing Affordability Index3||167|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.08%|
The table below compares Alexandria to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 10||98th|
|Population Density||# 72||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 234||51st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 136||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 211||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 95||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.