Alexandria, Virginia

Population 146,294

Alexandria is located in Alexandria City County, VA. The population is 146,294, making Alexandria the largest city in Alexandria City County and the 2nd largest city in the state of Virginia.

There are 68 public schools in Alexandria with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Alexandria is very low , and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Alexandria is low 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 Huntington, Rose Hill and Belle Haven.

Alexandria Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 8.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 29.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 62.6%

Crime Rate

30.38% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 243
  • Violent Crimes: 178
  • Robbery: 49
  • Burglary: 72
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

98.99% Lower than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Alexandria
  • 0.14 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

895 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 878


Low 2.5%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

68 Public Schools view public schools

There are 68 K-12 public schools in Alexandria, VA and 30 private schools. Homefacts rates Alexandria's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

2 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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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Alexandria, VA

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1,324 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Alexandria, VA issued 1,324 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,324 permits, 174 were issued for single family homes and 1,150 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Alexandria, VA issued 1,848 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,848 permits, 218 were issued for single family homes and 1,630 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,757
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,788
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,038
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,580
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,097

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Environmental Hazards

895 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Alexandria, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Alexandria, VA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Alexandria, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 36.97°
  • February 39.93°
  • March 48.08°
  • April 58.8°
  • May 67.8°
  • June 77.13°
  • July 81.77°
  • August 79.8°
  • September 72.68°
  • October 60.78°
  • November 49.68°
  • December 41.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alexandria, VA

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alexandria, VA: $87,920


Unemployment in Alexandria is 2.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 25.64%
White Collar - 74.36%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Don Beyer

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

11 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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