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Alexandria, Virginia
Portland, Maine
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Alexandria is 225% more densely populated than Portland.
People are 19.4% less likely to be married in Portland.
The Median Age is 0.3 years younger in Alexandria.

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PEOPLE
 Alexandria, VAPortland, MEUnited States
 Population153,51166,881321,418,820
 Population - 2010133,64766,138308,745,538
 Population - 2000128,28364,249285,036,114
 Population - 1990111,18364,358251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now38.07%3.92%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.67%4.10%12.76%
 Pop. Density10,2113,13991
 Land Area15213,531,905
 Water Area048264,837
 Median Age35.836.137.4
 Female Population51.70%50.87%50.81%
 Male Population48.31%49.13%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Alexandria, VAPortland, MEUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%5.04%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.91%4.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.16%4.71%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.06%2.72%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.08%3.33%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.29%7.72%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3424.26%20.01%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4417.96%13.49%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.36%13.79%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.16%6.97%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.83%5.33%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.70%5.74%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.57%4.08%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.29%2.38%1.85%
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 RACE
 Alexandria, VAPortland, MEUnited States
 White52.74%82.74%62.77%
 Black21.15%7.14%12.24%
 Asian6.25%3.68%4.95%
 Native American0.21%0.07%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.93%2.77%2.13%
 Hispanic16.47%3.38%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic83.53%96.62%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Alexandria, VAPortland, MEUnited States
 Households65,91630,107116,211,000
 Family Households31,35313,54676,958,100
 Non Family Households34,56316,56139,253,000
 Household Size2.22.142.63
 Married Population45.93%37.02%50.58%
 Single Population54.07%62.98%49.42%
 Now Married43.65%36.18%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.28%0.84%2.17%
 Never Married39.54%44.09%32.55%
 Widowed3.39%5.18%5.95%
 Divorced11.14%13.72%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.22%26.36%31.68%
 Married, no children44.10%42.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children14.79%20.22%16.94%
 Single, no children9.89%10.51%9.95%

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