dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Alexandria, Indiana

Alexandria, Indiana, in Madison county, is 10 miles N of Anderson, Indiana and 42 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is located in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Alexandria's population is 6,260.

Alexandria History

Alexandria was founded in 1836. Rapid development of the city is attributed to the fact that it is located in the Indiana Natural Gas region. Agriculture is important to the economy of the region due to its location in the rich farmland country. Alexandria is home to the multiple Grammy winners Bill and Gloria Gaither.

Alexandria and nearby Attractions

  • Beulah Park
  • Shadyside Memorial Park
  • Moore-Youse Historical Museum
  • Red Bridge State Recreation Area
  • Historical Military Museum of Art

Things To Do In Alexandria

Local parks include Hoosier Park, Summit Lake State Park, Fort Harrison State Park and Shadyside Memorial Park. The Applewood Raceway and the Tom St. Clair Studio Glass are some popular local attractions. The Madison County 4-H Fair and the Small Town USA Festival are popular local festivals.

Alexandria Transportation

Indianapolis International is the closest major airport.

Alexandria Higher Education

Anderson University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Ball State University and Ivy Tech State College-East Central are all accessible from Alexandria.

People

Total Population 5,100
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,014
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,865
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,015
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,282

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,917
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $72,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 15.4%

Alexandria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Madison
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46001
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.262
Longitude -85.675

Alexandria Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELWOOD WASTEWATER PLANT
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Station MUNCIE BALL STATE UNIV
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station MARION 2 N
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elwood 8,569 $42,895
Fairmount 2,998 $49,109
Frankton 1,775 $58,558
Gaston 896 $42,368
Orestes 439 $38,750
Summitville 1,078 $41,588

Alexandria Public Libraries

Library
Alexandria-monroe Pl
117 E CHURCH ST
Alexandria, Indiana
(765) 724-2196
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • MA Christian Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

Programs
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • Grooming Instruction
  • Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration
  • About Boise State University

    Boise State University is a highly respected, public, metropolitan research university offering lifelong learning.

Alexandria High Schools

ALEXANDRIA-MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
1 BURDEN CT
765-724-4413
Serves 539 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

Alexandria Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Alexandria Colleges
Alexandria colleges and trade schools.
Alexandria Graduate Schools
Alexandria Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Alexandria
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Alexandria Government Officials


Are you an official in the Alexandria government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top