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Alexandria, VA to Denver, CO

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Alexandria, Virginia
Denver, Colorado
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Alexandria is 129% more densely populated than Denver.
People are 10.1% less likely to be married in Denver.
The Median Age is 1.8 years older in Alexandria.

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PEOPLE
 Alexandria, VADenver, COUnited States
 Population153,511682,545321,418,820
 Population - 2010133,647578,087308,745,538
 Population - 2000128,283554,636285,036,114
 Population - 1990111,183467,610251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now38.07%45.97%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.67%23.06%12.76%
 Pop. Density10,2114,46091
 Land Area151533,531,905
 Water Area02264,837
 Median Age35.83437.4
 Female Population51.70%50.01%50.81%
 Male Population48.31%49.99%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Alexandria, VADenver, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%7.00%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.91%6.19%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.16%5.15%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.06%2.72%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.08%3.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.29%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3424.26%21.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4417.96%15.32%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.36%11.79%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.16%5.59%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.83%4.89%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.70%5.81%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.57%3.11%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.29%1.66%1.85%
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 RACE
 Alexandria, VADenver, COUnited States
 White52.74%52.86%62.77%
 Black21.15%9.47%12.24%
 Asian6.25%3.44%4.95%
 Native American0.21%0.60%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.08%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.93%2.19%2.13%
 Hispanic16.47%31.20%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic83.53%68.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Alexandria, VADenver, COUnited States
 Households65,916271,054116,211,000
 Family Households31,353130,38776,958,100
 Non Family Households34,563140,66739,253,000
 Household Size2.22.282.63
 Married Population45.93%41.29%50.58%
 Single Population54.07%58.72%49.42%
 Now Married43.65%38.97%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.28%2.31%2.17%
 Never Married39.54%41.59%32.55%
 Widowed3.39%4.33%5.95%
 Divorced11.14%12.79%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.22%32.28%31.68%
 Married, no children44.10%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children14.79%20.00%16.94%
 Single, no children9.89%10.38%9.95%

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