Demographics

People

Total Population13,380
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens23.2%
Employed Population 16+6,732
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,714
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,132
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,133

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,036
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone42.4%
Median Gross Rent$738
Median House Value$176,500

Ancestry

Norwegian25.1%
Swedish8%
Irish6.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
French Except Basque3.6%
English3.3%
Polish3.2%
Czech2.4%
Dutch2.4%
Finnish1.8%
Danishn1.8%
Welsh1%
Italian0.9%
Canadian0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
German0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Alexandria Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDouglas County
Standard Zip Codes56308
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.87
Approximate Longitude-95.37

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)

StationALEXANDRIA CHANDLER AP
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 17 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 55 F
Annual Precip26 inches
StationLONG PRAIRIE
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip29.4 inches
StationMELROSE
Distance29.7 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brandon608$90,625
Carlos458$68,333
Garfield253$64,286
Miltona391$71,964
Nelson187$41,250
Osakis1,707$52,202

Alexandria Public Libraries

Douglas County Library
720 FILLMORE STREET
Alexandria, Minnesota
(320) 762-3014

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Alexandria Hospitals

Douglas County Hospital
(Government - Local)
111 17th Avenue East
(320) 762-1510

Alexandria Public Schools

Alexandria Area High School
4300 Pioneer Road Se
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-2142
High
Total Enrollment 1229
Discovery Middle School
510 N Mckay Ave
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-7900
Middle
Total Enrollment 894
Early Education Center
1410 Mckay Ave S, Ste #102
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-3305
Primary
Total Enrollment 103
Lincoln Elementary
1120 Lark St
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-2146
Primary
Total Enrollment 483
Runestone Regional Learning Center
700 Northside Dr Ne
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-0627
High
Total Enrollment 84
Voyager Elementary
203 County Rd 44
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-5437
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Woodland Elementary School
1410 Mckay Ave S, Ste #101
ZIP: 56308
(320) 762-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 433

Alexandria Private Schools

New Testament Christian School
2505 State Highway 29 N
ZIP: 56308
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 70
St Marys School
421 Hawthorne St
ZIP: 56308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 199
Zion Lutheran School
300 Lake St
ZIP: 56308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
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