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Alexandria Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Alexandria Area is 36,413. The Alexandria Area population density is 50.57 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 61.93 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Alexandria Area is white, which represent 97.74% of the total population. The average Alexandria Area education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 36,413. #716

Population Density, #601

Alexandria Area
50.57 per square mile
61.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:35,590 (97.74%, #3)
Black:191 (0.52%, #803)
Hispanic:449 (1.23%, #832)
Asian:82 (0.23%, #827)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):102 (0.28%, #581)
One Race, Other:61 (0.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:387 (1.06%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

32,919 (90.40%) out of the total population of 36,413 reported first ancestry.

 Alexandria Area% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab520.14%, see rank0.37%0.56%
Czech9462.60%, see rank1.70%0.47%
Danish5211.43%, see rank1.38%0.42%
Dutch6361.75%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English1,7654.85%, see rank5.64%8.02%
French1,5394.23%, see rank4.51%3.34%
German16,82546.21%, see rank34.89%15.03%
Greek330.09%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian390.11%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish3,5449.73%, see rank10.75%10.80%
Italian3931.08%, see rank2.33%5.52%
Norwegian9,38325.77%, see rank15.53%1.42%
Polish1,4363.94%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese10.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian1150.32%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1290.35%, see rank0.51%0.99%
Scottish5191.43%, see rank1.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African410.11%, see rank2.11%0.95%
Swedish4,41612.13%, see rank8.46%1.27%
Swiss1240.34%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian70.02%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American1,3753.78%, see rank3.57%7.12%
Welsh510.14%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 18,199 (49.98%, see rank)
Females: 18,214 (50.02%, see rank)

Alexandria Area
Male: 49.98%
Female: 50.02%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Alexandria Area
44.10 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Alexandria Area
42.40 years old
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Alexandria Area
45.70 years old
38.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Alexandria Area% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years2,0025.50%, see rank6.50%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,2456.17%, see rank6.66%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,2556.19%, see rank6.61%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,0765.70%, see rank6.74%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,0495.63%, see rank6.63%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,17211.46%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,84910.57%, see rank12.47%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,09313.99%, see rank14.59%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,15914.17%, see rank12.58%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,94410.83%, see rank7.28%7.64%
75 to 84 2,4506.73%, see rank4.26%4.25%
85 years and over1,1193.07%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Alexandria AreaMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population25,786, 100%3,599,228209,056,129
Less Than High School1,680, 6.52%, see rank7.72%13.67%
High School Graduate7,868, 30.51%, see rank26.43%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree10,001, 38.78%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,461, 17.30%, see rank22.27%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,776, 6.89%, see rank10.90%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.69, see rank14.0013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Alexandria Area MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,13186.12%13.88%72.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,51990.71%, see rank9.29%, see rank88.70%11.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,72396.11%, see rank3.89%, see rank91.79%8.21%90.60%9.40%
College1,51089.40%, see rank10.60%, see rank75.47%24.53%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School33179.46%, see rank20.54%, see rank57.33%42.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Alexandria AreaMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households15,639, 100%2,115,337116,211,092
Average Household Size2.29, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households4,478, 28.63%, see rank28.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,161, 71.37%, see rank71.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)10,351, 66.19%, see rank64.87%66.22%
Average Family Size2.84, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family8,876, 56.76%, see rank51.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,288, 33.81%, see rank35.13%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Alexandria Area%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total29,911see rank4,319,213252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over14,800100%, see rank2,130,079123,281,364
Never Married4,02227.18%, see rank34.67%35.77%
Married9,08861.41%, see rank54.24%52.04%
Widowed4473.02%, see rank2.18%2.57%
Divorced1,2438.40%, see rank8.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over15,111100%, see rank2,189,134129,692,771
Never Married2,77018.33%, see rank28.21%29.48%
Married9,36061.94%, see rank52.78%49.19%
Widowed1,58510.49%, see rank8.15%9.16%
Divorced1,3969.24%, see rank10.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Alexandria Area%MinnesotaU.S.
Native36,03698.96%, see rank92.50%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence29,05779.80%, see rank68.38%58.73%
Born in Different State6,77918.62%, see rank23.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2000.55%, see rank0.65%1.42%
Foreign Born3771.04%, see rank7.50%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1980.54%, see rank3.60%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1790.49%, see rank3.90%7.09%
Born In Europe1170.32%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia1190.33%, see rank2.85%3.82%
Born In Africa500.14%, see rank1.52%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America720.20%, see rank2.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America190.05%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Alexandria Area%MinnesotaU.S.
English14,90895.33%, see rank88.66%79.39%
Spanish3162.02%, see rank3.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2991.91%, see rank2.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages190.12%, see rank2.60%3.36%
Other970.62%, see rank1.89%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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