Alexandria, Louisiana

Population 48,217

Alexandria is located in Rapides Parish, LA. The population is 48,217, making Alexandria the largest city in Rapides Parish and the 9th largest city in the state of Louisiana.

There are 27 public schools in Alexandria with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Alexandria is very low , and there are 273 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Alexandria is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Alexandria property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Alexandria include Pineville, Woodworth and Creola.

Alexandria Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.1%

Crime Rate

76.46% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 498
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 283
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 8
  • Larceny Theft: 6

Registered Offenders

76.09% Higher than national avg.
  • 273 offenders in Alexandria
  • 56.62 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

376 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 14
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 347


Moderate 3.2%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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27 Public Schools view public schools

There are 27 K-12 public schools in Alexandria, LA and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Alexandria's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

273 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Alexandria, LA

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49 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Alexandria, LA issued 49 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 49 permits, 39 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Alexandria, LA issued 112 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 112 permits, 66 were issued for single family homes and 46 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $543
  • 1 Bedroom: $642
  • 2 Bedrooms: $822
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,101
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,199

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Environmental Hazards

376 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (308/320)
    Alexandria, LA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.89 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49.7°
  • February 52.18°
  • March 60.1°
  • April 67.94°
  • May 75.31°
  • June 82.34°
  • July 83.63°
  • August 84.32°
  • September 78.13°
  • October 65.73°
  • November 57.9°
  • December 51.32°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alexandria, LA

Alexandria, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Alexandria, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Alexandria, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Alexandria, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alexandria, LA: $35,931


Unemployment in Alexandria is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.17%
White Collar - 56.83%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Ralph Abraham

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

59 FCC Towers view all

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