Alexandria Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Alexandria, LA

General Alexandria Information

State: Louisiana

County: Rapides Parish

Close cities: Woodworth, LA, Boyce, LA, Pineville, LA, Tioga, LA, Bentley, LA, Ball, LA, Lecompte, LA, Dry Prong, LA, Center Point, LA

Alexandria Population (census data)
Total 45,857 (-0.5% since 2000)
Male 20,864 (45.5%)
Female 24,993 (54.5%)

Population Density: 1,736 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

Alexandria Elevation: 82 feet above sea level

Land Area: 26.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,371

Zip Codes: 71302, 71301, 71307, 71315, 71303, 71309, and 71306.

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Alexandria Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (54.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (6.6%)
  • United States (5.7%)
  • Irish (5.7%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • German (3.5%)
  • Italian (2.1%)

Local Alexandria Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, , Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana, , Northwestern State University

Alexandria School Information

High Schools
Alexandria Senior High School (800 Ola Lane, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Bolton High School (2101 Vance Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Peabody Magnet High School (2727 Jones Street, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Poland Junior High School (3348 Highway 457, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Alexandria Middle Magnet School (122 Maryland Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School (3100 Jones Street, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Scott M. Brame Middle School (4800 Dawn Street, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Acadian Elementary School (310 Richmond Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Alma Redwine Elementary School (2121 Mason Street, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Cherokee Elementary School (5700 Prescott Road, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
D. F. Huddle Elementary School (505 Texas Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Horseshoe Drive Elementary School (2905 Horseshoe Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
J. B. Nachman Elementary School (4102 Wakefield Boulevard, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
L. S. Rugg Elementary School (1319 Bush Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Mabel Brasher Elementary School (601 Cloverleaf Boulevard, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Martin Park Elementary School (4203 Lisa Street, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
North Bayou Rapides Elementary School (5500 England Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Peabody Montessori Elementary School (2416 3rd Street, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Phoenix Magnet Elementary School (4500 Lincoln Road, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Reed Avenue Elementary School (1402 Reed Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Rosenthal Montessori Elementary School (1951 Monroe Street, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
W. O. Hall Elementary School (3111 Jones Street, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Walter D. Hadnot Elementary School (4645 Lincoln Road, Alexandria, LA, 71302 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Central Louisiana Marine Institute (1254 MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - Rapides Parish District)
Ewell S. Aiken Optional School (1323 Vance Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Louisiana Special Education Center (5400 Coliseum Boulevard, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - LA Special Education Center District)
Louisiana Youth Academy (400 John Allison Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71303 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Rapides Motivational Center (1323 Vance Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71301 - Rapides Parish School Board District)
Renaissance Home For Youth (6177 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA, 71306 - Special School District # 1 District)
St. Mary's Day School (6719 Highway 1 North, Alexandria, LA, 71306 - Rapides Parish School Board District)

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