In 2017, Alexandria, LA had a population of 154k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $42,275. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Alexandria, LA declined from 154,745 to 154,385, a -0.233% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,836 to $42,275, a 1.05% increase.
The population of Alexandria, LA is 63.6% White Alone, 29.5% Black or African American Alone, and 3.27% Hispanic or Latino. 5.89% of the people in Alexandria, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Alexandria, LA are Central Louisiana Technical Community College (1,118 degrees awarded in 2016), Louisiana State University-Alexandria (312 degrees), and Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (242 degrees).
The median property value in Alexandria, LA is $128,700, and the homeownership rate is 62%. Most people in Alexandria, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Alexandria, LA is 2 cars per household.