Alexandria Real Estate Market Overview

Could Alexandria, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Alexandria. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Alexandria such as... Arlington and Falls Church. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,305 resale and new homes in Alexandria lined up for you, including 27 open houses, and 267 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$500,000

Median Sales Price

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$342

Price Per Sqft

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$2,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Alexandria show a 10% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Alexandria for Feb 19 to May 18 was $500,000 based on 825 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Alexandria was $342, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Alexandria for Apr 20 to May 20 was $2,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Alexandria can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,922

Counts of Theft

1,089

Counts of Assault

887

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Alexandria

There are 58 schools in Alexandria.

Elementary Schools
9

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

Public, K - 5

8

Stratford Landing Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

8

Waynewood Elementary School

Public, K - 6

Middle Schools
7

Holmes Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

6

Twain Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

6

Sandburg Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
10

Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology

Public, 9 - 12

5

Edison High School

Public, 9 - 12

5

Hayfield Secondary

Public, 7 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Alexandria by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
41%
Single residents
Home owners
65%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$97,892
Median household income
College educated
64%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Alexandria commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
81% commute by car
0% commute by bike
15% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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