Alexandria, Tennessee

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Alexandria, Tennessee

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High Points

Alexandria strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 8% Alexandria Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 9% Alexandria Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Alexandria Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Alexandria Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Alexandria, Tennessee

Comparing Alexandria to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Age of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
Median Family Income 4 6
People Above Poverty 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 2 3

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Alexandria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 37012
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.077
Longitude -86.044

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 13 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
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Alexandria Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 814 100%
Male 365 44.8%
Female 449 55.2%
Under 18 203 24.9%
18+ 611 75.1%
65+ 148 18.2%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 734 90.2%
African-American 63 7.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Alexandria Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 860
Growth 46
Growth % 5.7%

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
US/American 43.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
English 9.4%
Irish 6.7%
German 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Scottish 2.7%
Norwegian 1.3%
Dutch 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexandria 814 $38,250
Auburntown 252 $38,750
Carthage 2,251 $32,159
Dowelltown 302 $31,500
Gordonsville 1,066 $45,250
Liberty 367 $42,031
Watertown 1,358 $41,484
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