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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,900
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$666
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    158
    273
  • Murder
    20
    6
  • Rape
    79
    41
  • Robbery
    20
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    297
    525
  • Theft
    1,803
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,241
National
$53,889
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Alexandria Reviews

14 reviews
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The area is quiet and nice to live in. However the city keeps running businesses out of town and makes it hard to find a job in town for students. We have a nice park that we can play basketball in and take kids to play.
Review Alexandria
There are not many concerns about safety in our town. Once in a while we will get a stealing spree by a few people but it usually does not go beyond that.
Alexandria is a very small town. They do not have very many employment opportunities.