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-Cost of living
-Healthcare
-Air quality

Cons

-Crime rate
-Arts and culture
-Unattractive downtown


What Bert Has To Say About Alexandria Metro Area


Alexandria, located at the center of the state’s major transportation routes, is a non-descript southern city. During the Civil War, Federal forces wiped out most antebellum buildings, and today the city lacks historic charm. The downtown area, located on the banks of the Red River, with the aptly named Pineville to the northeast, is a mix of decline and modest renewal. The nearby Kisatchie National Forest provides some recreational opportunities.


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Quick Facts About Alexandria


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 7.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alexandria jobs have Increased by 0.93 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Alexandria's cost of living is 11.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Alexandria's population is 47,889 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.64 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Alexandria is $120,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.59%.
    SCHOOLS
    Alexandria public schools spend $9,764 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Alexandria.

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  3/10/2014
Migraines

I get migraines from rapid shifts of barometric pressure tornado and severe storms in Indiana we can go from 60 to 30 with snow in 24 hours. How does Alexandria compare... (Read More)

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  10/17/2009
anyone know the twins...

Lynette and Lynelle? I knew them when we were children and I'd love to talk with their Mom again. I only remember that they lived in Alexandria.... (Read More)

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  9/1/2009
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I live in a great city if you are seeking to raise children. Good schools with low crime... (Read More)

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