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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Alexandria is $54,597, which is much higher than the state average of $33,958 and is much higher than the national average of $28,555. Alexandria median household income is $87,319, which has grown by 55.78% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Alexandria residents spend 31.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 28.0 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #39

Alexandria, VA
54,597 USD
Virginia
33,958 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Alexandria, VA
53,042 USD
Virginia
34,987 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Alexandria, VA
59,953 USD
Virginia
41,629 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Alexandria, VA
49,636 USD
Virginia
28,890 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #113
Alexandria, VA
87,319 USD
Virginia
64,792 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Alexandria, VA
116,416 USD
Virginia
88,413 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #64
Alexandria, VA
55.78%
Virginia
38.81%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income32.15%$14,737, see rank24.24%$15,19021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income13.89%$16,461, see rank27.46%$17,75029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.23%$3,032, see rank2.06%$3,1082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.15%$46,215, see rank21.03%$29,14417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Alexandria, VA
109,228 USD
Virginia
77,939 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Alexandria, VA
142,756 USD
Virginia
102,254 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
White$105,775, see rank$69,851$56,900
Black$53,890, see rank$44,288$35,600
Hispanic$57,110, see rank$60,459$42,396
Asian$92,188, see rank$94,223$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$72,813, see rank$54,801$37,170
One Race, Other$52,991, see rank$54,333$40,300
Two or More Races$74,308, see rank$65,164$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
less than 25$46,533, see rank$30,558$25,788
25 to 44$87,329, see rank$70,181$58,398
45 to 64$102,227, see rank$78,740$65,027
65 or over$70,882, see rank$44,048$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over122,705, see rank6,531,424248,775,628
Male158,708, 47.84%, see rank48.67%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:249,725, 84.70%, see rank71.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces21,605, 2.73%, see rank2.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian248,120, 81.96%, see rank68.86%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed345,940, 95.47%, see rank92.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,180, 4.53%, see rank7.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force28,983, 15.30%, see rank28.26%30.72%
Female163,997, 52.16%, see rank51.33%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:247,516, 74.25%, see rank61.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces2466, 0.73%, see rank0.51%0.11%
Female, Civilian247,050, 73.52%, see rank60.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed344,756, 95.12%, see rank93.32%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32,294, 4.88%, see rank6.68%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force216,481, 25.75%, see rank38.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over91,672, 100%3,964,601141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone53,853, 58.75%, see rank77.46%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled7,591, 8.28%, see rank9.56%9.59%
Public Transportation19,720, 21.51%, see rank4.50%5.06%
Walked3,449, 3.76%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means2,129, 2.32%, see rank1.51%1.79%
Worked at Home4,930, 5.38%, see rank4.59%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Alexandria, VA
31.6 minutes
Virginia
28.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over90,6963,936,638143,435,233
Male145,940, 50.65%, see rank51.61%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations225,997, 56.59%, see rank39.95%33.12%
Service Occupations26,450, 14.04%, see rank14.02%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations26,651, 14.48%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2118, 0.26%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,551, 5.55%, see rank9.43%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations23,388, 7.37%, see rank14.05%17.94%
Female144,756, 49.35%, see rank48.39%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations226,475, 59.15%, see rank45.17%40.04%
Service Occupations28,101, 18.10%, see rank19.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations29,227, 20.62%, see rank29.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations256, 0.13%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2897, 2.00%, see rank4.52%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Alexandria, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over90,696, 100%3,936,638143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining254, 0.28%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction3,707, 4.09%, see rank6.45%6.17%
Manufacturing2,038, 2.25%, see rank7.36%10.43%
Wholesale Trade774, 0.85%, see rank1.93%2.75%
Retail Trade6,067, 6.69%, see rank10.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2,691, 2.97%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information2,376, 2.62%, see rank2.13%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5,834, 6.43%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
21,013, 23.17%, see rank14.72%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance15,515, 17.11%, see rank21.68%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
8,996, 9.92%, see rank8.81%9.49%
Public Administration15,200, 16.76%, see rank9.37%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration6,231, 6.87%, see rank5.25%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Alexandria, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty12,6618.72%, see rank11.52%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,0586.56%, see rank8.24%11.47%

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


 
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