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Alexandria, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Alexandria had a population of 1,047 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alexandria is located at latitude 36.0791 and longitude -86.0381 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alexandria (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Town of Alexandria (GNIS ID: 2405130) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Alexandria is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb 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.

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


Total Population 1,047
Population in Households 1,047
Population in Familes 860
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 519
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $113,636
Average Home Value $143,671


Median Household Income $42,199
Average Household Income $50,209
Per Capita Income $20,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.19%
Households 1.27% 1.17%
Families 1.96% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexandria to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 276 36th
Population Density1 # 212 51st
Diversity Index2 # 260 40th
Median Household Income # 149 65th
Per Capita Income # 221 48th

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