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Alexandria
  • Town in Louisiana

Report Card

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

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Alexandria is a town in Louisiana with a population of 45,133. Alexandria is in Rapides Parish. Living in Alexandria offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Alexandria and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Alexandria are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$179,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$928
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade D minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,440.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    40.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    126.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    175.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,066.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,800.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    455.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  11%

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