Alexandria, Louisiana 

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Population

47,954

+0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$35,263

Median Home Price

$107,200

Best Places to Live in Alexandria, Louisiana

Small city - Center of Louisiana. October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Alexandria, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Cost of living
Healthcare
Air quality
Cons
Crime rate
Arts and culture
Unattractive downtown
 $365,000 
6030 Stonegate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2365 SqFt
 $125,000 
1020 Gretel Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1684 SqFt
 $59,900 
2226 Vance Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1456 SqFt

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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Louisiana
County: Rapides County
Metro Area: Alexandria Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Alexandria
Zip Codes: 71301 71303 71302
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 118 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alexandria jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alexandria's cost of living is 18.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alexandria's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Alexandria, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Rapides parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alexandria's population is 47,954 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alexandria is $107,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.7%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education



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Reviews for Alexandria   7 Reviews
Migraines - 3/10/2014
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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anyone know the twins... - 10/17/2009
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

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


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71301 71303 71302

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$365,000
6030 Stonegate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$125,000
1020 Gretel Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$59,900
2226 Vance Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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