Alexandria, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,894 housing units in Alexandria. This represents a 2.2% decline from 20,348 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 19,858 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 36 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alexandria is about 57%. Alexandria's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.2%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alexandria were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom11.70%
Two Bedrooms32.30%
Three Bedrooms42.70%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$72,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$317

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan3.20%
Simple Mortgage47.20%
Debt Free44.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.7%