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Alexander City
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Alexander City is a town in Alabama with a population of 14,508. Alexander City is in Tallapoosa County. Living in Alexander City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Alexander City and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Alexander City are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$667
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    2,007.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    103.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    632.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,326.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    233.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

Working in Alexander City

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,328
National
$62,843

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