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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Alexandria is $494,400, which is much higher than the state average of $243,500 and is much higher than the national average of $175,700. The Alexandria median house value has grown by 95.57% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Alexandria is about the same as the state average rate of 94.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Alexandria was built is 1970, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1980 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 28,146 Owner Occupied Houses in Alexandria, VA, #36
Alexandria, VA
494,400 USD
Virginia
243,500 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #109
Alexandria, VA
95.57%
Virginia
94.18%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units73,502, see rank, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units65,916, 89.68%, see rank89.38%87.55%
Owner Occupied28,146, 38.29%, see rank59.60%56.34%
Renter Occupied37,770, 51.39%, see rank29.78%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units7,586, 10.32%, see rank10.62%12.45%
For Rent1,649, 2.24%, see rank2.10%2.34%
For Sale Only228, 0.31%, see rank1.09%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied2,776, 3.78%, see rank1.20%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use1,176, 1.60%, see rank2.67%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.03%
Other Vacant1,757, 2.39%, see rank3.55%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #362
Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
197019801976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Alexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units28,146100%2,028,24474,787,460
With a Mortgage22,46579.82%, see rank71.14%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5,68120.18%, see rank28.86%34.42%

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

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alexandria, VA
2,551 USD
Virginia
1,742 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
$299 or Less90.04%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $499470.21%, see rank1.45%1.59%
$500 to $6991700.76%, see rank3.72%5.01%
$700 to $9996012.68%, see rank10.40%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4992,27510.13%, see rank23.15%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9993,59516.00%, see rank21.20%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9998,05035.83%, see rank24.77%19.52%
$3,000 or More7,71834.36%, see rank15.06%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alexandria, VA
22.20% of the Total Income
Virginia
23.20% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
10% or Less1,6907.52%, see rank6.18%5.86%
10% to 20%7,55433.63%, see rank32.74%31.95%
20% to 30%7,48933.34%, see rank29.30%27.64%
30% to 40%3,11513.87%, see rank13.96%13.74%
40% or More2,59411.55%, see rank17.46%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alexandria, VA
813 USD
Virginia
429 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
$199 or Less1111.95%, see rank8.34%7.76%
$200 to $299811.43%, see rank17.18%14.70%
$300 to $4995399.49%, see rank35.90%34.63%
$500 to $6991,30422.95%, see rank20.27%21.16%
$700 or More3,64664.18%, see rank18.31%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alexandria, VA
11.60% of the Total Income
Virginia
10.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
10% or Less2,47643.58%, see rank46.49%40.19%
10% to 20%1,75930.96%, see rank29.97%31.47%
20% to 30%67011.79%, see rank10.53%12.24%
30% to 40%2574.52%, see rank4.67%5.64%
40% or More4958.71%, see rank7.24%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units73,502, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
1-unit, Detached10,860, 14.78%, see rank61.97%61.65%
1-unit, Attached15,839, 21.55%, see rank10.88%5.82%
2 Units950, 1.29%, see rank1.67%3.75%
3 or 4 Units2,129, 2.90%, see rank2.74%4.43%
5 to 9 Units6,346, 8.63%, see rank4.64%4.78%
10 or More Units37,305, 50.75%, see rank12.76%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.73, 0.10%, see rank5.34%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units73,502, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
1 Room2,673, 3.64%, see rank1.33%1.95%
2 Rooms3,368, 4.58%, see rank1.73%2.48%
3 Rooms17,859, 24.30%, see rank6.92%9.13%
4 Rooms16,735, 22.77%, see rank14.48%16.60%
5 Rooms10,728, 14.60%, see rank17.82%20.41%
6 Rooms8,029, 10.92%, see rank16.80%18.06%
7 Rooms5,151, 7.01%, see rank13.06%12.27%
8 Rooms3,595, 4.89%, see rank10.92%8.48%
9 Rooms or More5,364, 7.30%, see rank16.94%10.60%
Median Rooms4.30, see rank6.005.50

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

Bedrooms

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units73,502, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
No Bedroom3,293, 4.48%, see rank1.46%2.17%
1 Bedroom22,826, 31.05%, see rank8.47%11.16%
2 Bedrooms25,523, 34.72%, see rank23.83%26.69%
3 Bedrooms15,407, 20.96%, see rank39.65%39.70%
4 Bedrooms4,788, 6.51%, see rank20.28%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms1,665, 2.27%, see rank6.31%4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units65,916, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Utility Gas33,852, 51.36%, see rank33.74%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas751, 1.14%, see rank4.51%4.86%
Electricity29,701, 45.06%, see rank52.28%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.957, 1.45%, see rank6.01%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.12%
Wood45, 0.07%, see rank2.76%2.12%
Solar Energy31, 0.05%, see rank0.02%0.05%
Other Fuel302, 0.46%, see rank0.29%0.47%
No Fuel Used277, 0.42%, see rank0.30%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalAlexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent36,949, 100%957,68639,201,928
$199 or Less325, 0.88%, see rank1.61%1.50%
$200 to $299392, 1.06%, see rank2.46%3.18%
$300 to $499752, 2.04%, see rank5.54%7.37%
$500 to $699600, 1.62%, see rank10.39%16.01%
$700 to $9992,248, 6.08%, see rank22.57%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49913,708, 37.10%, see rank30.50%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99911,098, 30.04%, see rank15.76%9.79%
$2,000 or More7,826, 21.18%, see rank11.16%6.10%
Median$1,520, see rank$1,108$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units65,916, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
No Vehicles Available5,992, 9.09%, see rank6.38%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available35,007, 53.11%, see rank30.54%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available20,470, 31.05%, see rank38.24%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available4,447, 6.75%, see rank24.84%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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