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Alexandria is located at 33°45'57.859" North, 85°53'3.800" West (33.766072, -85.884389).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,692 people, 1,397 households, and 1,082 families residing in Alexandria. The population density is 128.4/km² (332.8/mi²). There are 1,467 housing units at an average density of 51.0/km² (132.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the community is 88.43% White, 9.75% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,397 households out of which 39.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% are non-families. 19.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.04.
The population is spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.9 males.
The median income for a household in Alexandria is $40,761, and the median income for a family is $44,953. Males have a median income of $32,554 versus $22,754 for females. The per capita income for the community is $18,313. 10.8% of the population and 8.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.4% of those under the age of 18 and 4.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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