City of Alexandria

A popular spot since George Washington called it home, Alexandria appeals to those looking for small-town charm and big-city features. The city is packed full of quality of life attributes, with everything from a 100-year-old coffee roaster to 18 dog parks for your four-legged friends. 


Demographics | Housing | Schools | Transportation Attractions | Taxes



 Land Area  15 Square Miles 
 Population  155,203
 Median Age  37.4

Compare Demographics Across Jurisdictions



 Number of Households
 Average Household Inomce
 Average Home Sold Price
 Average Detached Home Sold Price



 School Enrollment  15,542
 Graduation Rate  80.6%
 Average SAT Score  992
 Cost Invested Per Pupil  $17,606



Getting from point A to point B in Alexandria is easy thanks to an extensive network of transportation options. From Capital Bikeshare to Metro to personal vehicles, the commute options are numerous.


Old Town Waterfront | Torpedo Factory Art Center | Port City Brewery | George Washington Masonic National Memorial | City of Alexandria Parks and Recreation 



 State Income Tax (VA)  5.75%
 Real Property Tax Rate  $1.073 per $100 Assessed Value
 Vehicle Tax  $5.000 per $100 Assessed Value
 Sales Tax (Combined State and Local)  6.0%