In 2020, Alexandria, LA had a population of 153k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $48,294. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Alexandria, LA declined from 153,310 to 152,715, a −0.388% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,367 to $48,294, a 4.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alexandria, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), White (Hispanic) (2.19%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%).
None of the households in Alexandria, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Alexandria, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Alexandria, LA are Central Louisiana Technical Community College (1,673 degrees awarded in 2020), Louisiana State University-Alexandria (596 degrees), and Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (265 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Alexandria, LA was $144,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.7%. Most people in Alexandria, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Alexandria, LA was 2 cars per household.