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Statistics and Demographics

Statistics and Demographics Main Page Alexandria 5-year Average Data Maps Census 2010 Maps and Data Census Data Presentations  Contact American Community Survey Links 


American Community Survey Maps

This page provides maps illustrating American Community Survey 5-year average data by census tract for the City of Alexandria. Maps are in PDF form for downloading.

Thumbnail Image Map Description
Thumbnail Transit Commuters Transit Commuters by Census Tract. This map provides pie charts for each census tract indicating commuter mode, and indicates the total labor force and percent commuting by transit for each census tract. Data is from the American Community Survey 2005-2009 5-year average data from the U.S. Census. The labor force includes unemployed, but gives a relative indication of the number of workers represented on each graph.
Thumbnail SOV Commuters

Single Occupant Vehicle Commuters by Census Tract. This map provides pie charts for each census tract indicating commuter mode, and indicates the total labor force and percent commuting by single-occupant motor vehicle for each census tract. Data is from the American Community Survey 2005-2009 5-year average data from the U.S. Census. The labor force includes unemployed, but gives a relative indication of the number of workers represented on each graph

Maps showing distribution of population by language spoken at home for the most common languages or language groups in Alexandra. The 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-year average data shows 29% of Alexandrians 5 years old or older speak a language other than English at home. These maps show by census tract the distribution of these languages in Alexandria :

American Community Survey data and further information from the Bureau of the Census

  • American Community Survey Handbook for General Data Users This handbook from the Census Bureau provides information about the American Community Survey and how to obtain and make use of data from the survey.
  • 2009 American Community Survey profiles for Alexandria (link to U.S. Census web site)
    From this Census Bureau page, you can select social, economic, housing, demographic or narrative profiles to review different information about Alexandria's population and housing from the 2009 survey. You can print this information, or you can download in database or Excel format for use in analysis. Please review the cautionary note above about potential errors and small sample size before using this data.  
  • American Community Survey - Census Main Page This link provides access to the Census Bureau's main page for the American Community Survey annual and average data.

Further Information and assistance with Census statistics for the City of Alexandria

For further information, please contact Pat Mann, Urban Planner, at 703.746.3857

301 King Street, Room 2100
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4666
Fax: 703.838.6393
E-Mail

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.