Alexandria VA Real Estate
Alexandria Virginia Real Estate and Demographics
General History and information on Alexandria, Virginia
Alexandria offers a wide selection of cultural and historic attractions, from its many classic churches and businesses to museums and historic homes. Alexandria allows both citizens and tourists a terrific opportunity to take part and experience what makes this city so charming and well desired.
Alexandria has experienced unprecedented commercial development since 1988. Currently Alexandria’s Old Town historic district is well known for its museums, special events, hotels, architecture and fine restaurants along with a wide range of attractions which bring in more than one and a half million visitors each year.
Alexandria offers a wide range of recreational activities to be enjoyed by both residents and visitors alike. If you are looking for a beautiful and safe place to cycle, sail, hike, or simply enjoy what nature has to offer you can find it in Alexandria. A large array of recreational centers offers something for everyone both young and old. With a number of centers for both adults and children, Alexandria offers numerous clubs, neighborhood parks, after school programs, swimming pools and many more entertaining recreational facilities. Alexandria has dozen of parks throughout the city offering plenty of green space for its residents. With more than 7 Acres of park land per 1000 residents, Alexandria is truly a green and inviting city.
For individuals with disabilities, Alexandria offers mass transit, which is accessible for those in wheelchairs. The Metrorail offers fully accessible transportation in and around Alexandra and station managers and rail station employees have received ADA Customer Service Training and are ready to assist people with disabilities. MetroBus also offers accessible access to those with disabilities.
Alexandria, Virginia Schools
Alexandria has a number of quality public schools consisting of 13 Elementary, 2 Middle, and 3 High Schools. For more information on the Public School System in Alexandria, please visit: http://www.acps.k12.va.us.
Alexandria, Virginia Demographics
|Population (January 2013):||148,892|
|Size:||15.2 Square Miles|
|Density:||9493 per Square Mile|
|Public Parks and Open Space:||946.7 Acres|
|Park Land per 1000 residents:||7 Acres|
|Median Income in 2013:||65,759|
|Median House/Condo Value (2012):||$501,200|
|Tax Rate (2015):||$1.043 per $100|
National Monuments Near Alexandria, Virginia
Alexandria, Virginia is located close to some of Americas most well known National Monuments. Some of these include The Lincoln Memorial, The Jefferson Memorial, The Washington Monument, The Pentagon, and of course the White House.