Alexandria Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Alexandria: Largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States

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About

Alexandria is a city located in the county of Rapides Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 47,723 and a population density of 634 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 46,180 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1817.

Geography

Alexandria is located at 31°18'41"N 92°26'43"W (31.3112900, -92.4451400).

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Alexandria Quick Facts

Population : 46,180 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Rapides Parish
Postal code : 71301-03, 06–07, 09, 11, 15
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 75.32 km2
Altitude : 75 feet / 23 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 17:21:39 (28th July 2021)
Density : 613 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.34% (2010-2019)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Alexandria decreased by 3.34% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,723 - census
2011 48,061 0.7% estimation process
2012 48,089 0.06% estimation process
2013 48,311 0.46% estimation process
2014 48,128 -0.38% estimation process
2015 47,761 -0.77% estimation process
2016 47,544 -0.46% estimation process
2017 47,035 -1.08% estimation process
2018 46,564 -1.01% estimation process
2019 46,180 -0.83% estimation process

Alexandria zip code is 71301. County name: Rapides, County fips: 22079

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People born in Alexandria (95)

People born in Alexandria, including actress Faith Ford, actor Muse Watson, writer Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, you can see a list of people who born in Alexandria.

Schools

College & universities near Alexandria

Code Name City ZIP
158088 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria (LA) 71301
159568 Louisiana College Pineville (LA) 71359
160199 Pineville Beauty School Pineville (LA) 71360-0000
450128 Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Alexandria (LA) 71301
469911 Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria Alexandria (LA) 71301

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Rapides Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rapides Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
City of Alexandria 46,180 Largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Pineville 14,122 Suburb city of Alexandria, located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Ball 3,935 Suburb town of Alexandria, located in Rapides Parish just north of Pineville, Louisiana, United States
Deville 1,764
Glenmora 1,312 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Lecompte 1,160 Town in Louisiana, United States
Woodworth 1,142 City in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States of America
Boyce 980 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Forest Hill 843 Village in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cheneyville 584 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
McNary 210 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Alexandria distances to largest Louisiana cities

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