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Alexandria, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Alexandria Census Designated Place had a population of 4,013 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alexandria is located at latitude 33.7608 and longitude -85.872 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Alexandria Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Alexandria Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402638) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alexandria Census Designated Place is located within Alexandria-Webster Chapel Division of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alexandria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alexandria: Alexander, Coffeeville, Houstons Store.

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Alexandria Census Designated Place, AL Boundary Map

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Alexandria, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,013
Population in Households 4,011
Population in Familes 3,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 361
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,517
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,258 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $127,589
Average Home Value $145,870


Median Household Income $51,850
Average Household Income $60,914
Per Capita Income $22,770
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.05%
Households 0.13% -0.09%
Families 0.14% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alexandria, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexandria to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 76th
Population Density1 # 204 65th
Diversity Index2 # 408 30th
Median Household Income # 79 87th
Per Capita Income # 153 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.