Alexandria, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Alexandria, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Alexandria had a population of 1,026 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Alexandria is located at latitude 36.0776 and longitude -86.0333 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alexandria: Alexander.

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Alexandria, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,026
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 846
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 509
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $39,844
Average Household Income $52,798
Per Capita Income $21,693


Total Housing Units 471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $114,610
Average Home Value $143,322


Total Households 428
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.71%
Households 0.73% 0.74%
Families 1.23% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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, 2018 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 # 278 35th
Population Density # 217 49th
Diversity Index # 274 36th
Median Household Income # 241 44th
Per Capita Income # 248 42nd

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