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 1,091 resale and new homes in Alexandria lined up for you, including 33 open houses, and 241 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$480,250

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 -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Alexandria for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $480,250 based on 1,160 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Alexandria was $342, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Alexandria for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $2,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 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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1,592

Counts of Theft

869

Counts of Assault

761

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Alexandria

There are 37 schools in Alexandria.

Elementary Schools
8

Lyles-Crouch Elementary

Public, K-5

8

Charles Barrett Elementary School

Public, PK-5

6

Maury Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
5

Gunston Middle School

Public, 6-8

4

George Washington Middle School

Public, 6-8

2

Francis C Hammond Middle

Public, 6-8

High Schools
4

Wakefield High School

Public, 9-12

2

T.C. Williams High School

Public, 9-12

N/A

Bishop Ireton High School

Private, 9-12


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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