Alexandria, VA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 64,251 housing units in Alexandria. This represents a 10.3% growth from 58,252 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 64,251 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alexandria is about 40%. Alexandria's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.7%. Average household size is 2.04 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alexandria were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type9.20%
One Bedroom31.40%
Two Bedrooms31.30%
Three Bedrooms20.70%
Four Bedrooms6.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1962
Median Value of occupied units$252,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$199,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.02
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$911

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage13.60%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage58.90%
Debt Free17.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19%