Alexandria, Pennsylvania

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Alexandria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 16611
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.556
Longitude -78.098

Alexandria Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station ALTOONA 3 W
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station MADERA 2 SE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Alexandria Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 401 100%
Male 192 47.9%
Female 209 52.1%
Under 18 105 26.2%
18+ 296 73.8%
65+ 62 15.5%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3
White 388 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 2%

Estimated Alexandria Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 382
Growth -19
Growth % -4.7%

Alexandria Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.7%
Irish 21.6%
English 9.3%
US/American 8.9%
Italian 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Croatian 2.3%
Polish 2.3%
European 1.9%
Scottish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Dutch 1.2%
French Canadian 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Slovak 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alexandria, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barree (16611)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexandria 401 $43,750
Altoona 49,523 $36,758
Huntingdon 6,918 $42,684
Mill Creek 351 $30,833
Petersburg 455 $35,417
Tyrone 5,528 $37,818
Williamsburg 1,345 $37,717
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Alexandria High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 424 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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