City of Alexandria


A popular spot since George Washington called it home, Alexandria appeals to those looking for small-town charm and big-city features. The city is packed full of quality of life attributes, with everything from a 100-year-old coffee roaster to 18 dog parks for your four-legged friends.

Demographics | Housing | Schools | Transportation and Commutes | Amenities | Taxes


Land Area: 15 square miles

Population: 148,700 people

Median Age: 36.8

Employment/Population: 72.0%*

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*Number of people who work in Alexandria as a % of the number of people who live in Alexandria



Number of Households: 72,319

Average Household Income: $124,509

Average Home Sold Price: $515,939

Average Detached Home Sold Price: $761,089

Alexandria New Resident Page

Alexandria Vehicle Registration

Alexandria Neighborhood Guide and Information 



General School Information:

  • School Enrollment: 14,729
  • Graduation Rate: 82.1%
  • Average SAT Score: 1458
  • Cost Invested Per Pupil: $17,008

Alexandria City Public Schools Boundaries Map/ School Locator

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Child Care Resources


Transportation and Commutes

Getting to and from 1812 North Moore from points in Alexandria is easy thanks to an extensive network of transportation options. From Capital Bike Share to Metro to personal vehicles, the commute options are numerous.

By Car:

  • City of Alexandria to 1812 North Moore: 19 minutes at 8:00 a.m.

By Rail (Sampling of Stations in Alexandria):

  • Huntington to Rosslyn: 32 minutes (transfer YL to BL)
  • King Street to Rosslyn: 20 minutes

Key Commuter Links:


  • Point-to-point Commute Times: Waze
  • Compare Commute Times to 1812 N. Moore Across Jurisdictions

Metro Rail

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Trip Planner 
  • Alexandria has 4 existing Metro Stations and 1 in construction

Capital Bikeshare

Bus Services

  • DASH Bus 
  • Metrobus

Rail Services

  • Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Uber, Lyft and numerous taxi companies service the entire D.C. Metro region



Old Town Waterfront | Torpedo Factory Art Center | Port City Brewery | George Washington Masonic National Memorial | City of Alexandria Parks and Recreation



Virginia State Income Tax: 5.75%

City of Alexandria Taxes 

  • Real Property Tax Rate: $1.073 per $100 Assessed Value
  • Vehicle Tax: $5.00 Per $100 Assessed Value
  • Sales Tax: 6.0% State + Local Combined
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