Alexandria strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Alexandria to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):
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|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
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|Nearest Medium City||62 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||120 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||56308|
|Phone Area Codes||320|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||ALEXANDRIA CHANDLER AP|
|Jan Temp||-1 to 17 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 55 F|
|Annual Precip||26 inches|
|Jan Temp||-0 to 19 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||29.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||0 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||27.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.81|
|American Indian & Alaskan||30||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||71||0.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||10,603|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.9%|
|French (except Basque)||1.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Alexandria, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Alex (56308)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
111 17TH AVENUE EAST
Emergency Service: Yes
|(As of 2006)|
515 50Th Avenue West
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14TH & JEFFERSON ST.
Serves 1,091 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.6
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Serves 90 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20
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|2. Park Rapids, Minnesota||86.7||41.6%||28.1%||16%||12||$33,958||6.8%||4%||3,276||12.2%||77.5||1.7%||6.1|
|3. Crossville, Tennessee||83.1||31.7%||19.9%||12.9%||18||$33,207||6.7%||3%||8,981||24.6%||111.6||2%||9|
|4. Eveleth, Minnesota||81.3||37.8%||21.1%||12.8%||16||$37,069||5.3%||3.5%||3,865||15.4%||51.8||0.7%||4.9|
|5. Canton, North Carolina||81.1||38.2%||23.5%||10.9%||21||$38,191||5.1%||3.9%||4,029||13.3%||50.9||0.7%||4.7|
|6. Bristol, Tennessee||81||31.9%||17.9%||17.4%||20||$37,341||5.5%||4.9%||24,821||15%||57.1||0.3%||5.2|
|7. Grangeville, Idaho||80.2||31.3%||20.3%||15.8%||13||$34,625||6.3%||3.7%||3,228||13.6%||43.1||1.3%||5|
|8. Elizabethton, Tennessee||80||32.2%||21%||15.4%||20||$33,333||5.3%||4.7%||13,372||19.4%||62.3||0.6%||4.3|
|9. Ashland, Kentucky||79.9||33.3%||19.9%||18.2%||18||$40,131||5.7%||4.2%||21,981||18.4%||55.4||0.4%||4.6|
|10. Kenova, West Virginia||77.4||37%||20.1%||10.2%||20||$29,688||4.8%||0.8%||3,485||18.6%||47.9||0.7%||6.3|
|11. Haleyville, Alabama||76.8||34.8%||20.6%||12%||16||$33,875||6.1%||5.2%||4,182||23%||45||0.5%||12.9|
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