Alexandria, Virginia 

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+15.8% since 2010

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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
-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat

Local Listings in Alexandria, VA
4053 Taney Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2184 SqFt
4053 Taney Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2184 SqFt
525 N Fayette St UNIT 308
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1097 SqFt
3912 Usher Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1504 SqFt

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.


City: Alexandria
Zip Codes: 22304 22314 22302 22305 22311 22301
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alexandria jobs have increased by 1.92%. Learn More...

Compared to the rest of the country, Alexandria's cost of living is 65.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Alexandria's Cost of Living

Alexandria city county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

Alexandria's population is 154,710 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.76%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Alexandria is $519,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.50%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Alexandria

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. Learn More...

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It's a good time to buy in Alexandria. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Alexandria Real Estate or Find top agents in Alexandria

The median home price in Alexandria is $519,400. Browse Homes in this Range.

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Reviews for Alexandria   51 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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22304 22314 22302 22305 22311 22301

4053 Taney Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

525 N Fayette St UNIT 308
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

3912 Usher Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

5318 Richenbacher Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

3961 Taney Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

5320 Truman Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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