Location: 38°48’17”N 77°2’50”W
Elevation: Average of 97 ft above sea level; ranges from -5 to 287.
Area: 15.3 mi squared (24.19 km squared) containing a density of 9,314.3 persons per square mile.
Population: According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2010 there were 139,966 persons residing here. 21.8% of the population identifies as Black or African American, 60.9% identifies as White, 6% as Asian, and 16.1% identify as of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Sites of Interest: George Washington Masonic Memorial, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, Christ Church, and many more! Check out Visit Alexandria’s page for more things to do here!
Adjacent Counties: Alexandria is bound to the east by the Potomac River and Prince George County, Maryland. To the south and west is Fairfax County, while the northern boundary is shared with Arlington County. We are roughly 4.8 miles south of Washington, D.C.
Climate: Alexandria is a part of the Humid Subtropical climate zone, which includes hot, humid, summers, mild to chilly winters, and plentiful rain year-round. July is the warmest month of the year, and January is the coldest.
Careers: The most common occupations in Alexandria (56% of the total) are management, professional, and related occupations. Sales and office occupations make up another 20%, while service occupations are 10% According to Simplyhired.com, approximately 67% of workers in Alexandria work for companies, 23% work for the government and 6% are self-employed.
Zip Codes: 22301, 22302, 22304, 22305, 22311, 22312, 22314.
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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