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Brooklyn, New York
Alexandria, Virginia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Brooklyn is 256% more densely populated than Alexandria.
People are 3% less likely to be married in Alexandria.
The Median Age is 1.5 years younger in Brooklyn.

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PEOPLE
 Brooklyn, NYAlexandria, VAUnited States
 Population2,570,801153,511321,418,820
 Population - 20102,466,782133,647308,745,538
 Population - 20002,465,326128,283285,036,114
 Population - 19902,300,664111,183251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now11.74%38.07%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now4.28%19.67%12.76%
 Pop. Density36,30310,21191
 Land Area71153,531,905
 Water Area260264,837
 Median Age34.335.837.4
 Female Population52.70%51.70%50.81%
 Male Population47.30%48.31%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Brooklyn, NYAlexandria, VAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%7.37%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.36%4.91%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.02%3.16%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.76%2.06%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.87%2.08%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.13%4.29%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.53%24.26%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.75%17.96%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.59%13.36%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.73%6.16%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.13%4.83%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.40%5.70%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.69%2.57%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.67%1.29%1.85%
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 RACE
 Brooklyn, NYAlexandria, VAUnited States
 White35.67%52.74%62.77%
 Black31.62%21.15%12.24%
 Asian11.09%6.25%4.95%
 Native American0.18%0.21%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.35%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.39%2.93%2.13%
 Hispanic19.68%16.47%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic80.32%83.53%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Brooklyn, NYAlexandria, VAUnited States
 Households925,37165,916116,211,000
 Family Households584,55231,35376,958,100
 Non Family Households340,81934,56339,253,000
 Household Size2.742.22.63
 Married Population43.22%45.93%50.58%
 Single Population56.79%54.07%49.42%
 Now Married39.97%43.65%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.25%2.28%2.17%
 Never Married43.86%39.54%32.55%
 Widowed5.72%3.39%5.95%
 Divorced7.20%11.14%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.65%31.22%31.68%
 Married, no children29.61%44.10%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.66%14.79%16.94%
 Single, no children18.07%9.89%9.95%
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