Alexandria, Virginia 

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Population

158,726

+15.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$87,319

Median Home Price

$585,300

Median Age

36.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.5 / 5.9

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Alexandria, Virginia

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Alexandria, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 22304 22314 22302 22305 22311 22301
Cost of Living: 40.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

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Alexandria, Va Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alexandria jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alexandria's cost of living is 40.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alexandria's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Alexandria, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Alexandria city county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 80.3% to 17.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alexandria's population is 158,726 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 15.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alexandria is Real Estate: $585,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.0%.

SCHOOLS
Alexandria public schools spend $17,582 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Alexandria. More Education



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Housing Market in Alexandria

It's a good time to buy in Alexandria. Home Appreciation is up 8.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Alexandria is $585,300.
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Reviews for Alexandria   49 Reviews
Battle of the Port Cities - 12/31/2018
Old Town Alexandria is a charming port city, with lovely historic homes, fun restaurants and sweet shops. Its easy proximity to the hustle and bustle of DC offer... Read More

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depends what part you live in - 4/9/2017
Alexandria is different depending on what part of it you are in. There is a huge strata of rich and poor, with a few middle class neighborhoods in between. Old town is... Read More

Southwood Subdivinis in SE Fairfax County, Virgini - 4/4/2015
The mailing address in this area is Alexandria, or Engleside. Either way, it's SE Fairfax County between Fort Belvoir and Mount Vernon. The neighborhood has been here... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
22304 22314 22302 22305 22311 22301

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