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Population (year 2000): 8,820. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,603 (+20.2% change)
Males: 4,108 (46.6%), Females: 4,712 (53.4%)

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Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $26,851 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Alexandria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (40.6%), Norwegian (26.8%), Swedish (13.1%), Irish (7.7%), United States (4.3%), English (3.0%).

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Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 8.9 square miles

Alexandria,

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +663 (+8.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cloud, MN St. (85.4 miles pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (157.8 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (597.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forada, MN (6.6 miles) , Nelson, MN (7.3 miles) , MN (8.1 miles Carlos, MN (9.3 miles Garfield, MN (12.3 miles Miltona, MN (13.6 miles Villard, MN (15.4 miles Osakis, MN (15.9 miles Lowry,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 154 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2003: 190 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2004: 183 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2005: 174 buildings, average cost: $189,600

Latitude: 45.88 N, Longitude: 95.37 W

Area code: 320


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.0%), Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (17.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,724 (+87.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,483 (81.5%)

Crime in Alexandria (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (44.4 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 11 assaults (122.2 per 100,000)
  • 27 burglaries (300.0 per 100,000)
  • 238 thefts (2644.4 per 100,000)
  • 8 auto thefts (88.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 179.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Alexandria (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (42.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (63.0 per 100,000)
  • 29 burglaries (304.3 per 100,000)
  • 181 thefts (1899.1 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (52.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 141.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Alexandria, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alexandria,

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Alexandria city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category 3 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.


Main business address for: RURAL CELLULAR CORP (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS).


Hospital/medical center in Alexandria:
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL (111 17TH AVENUE EAST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alexandria:
  • GLACIAL RIDGE HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; STARBUCK, MN)
  • ST MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SAUK CENTRE, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alexandria:
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 93 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 95 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • BEMIDJI-BELTRAMI COUNTY (about 116 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; ID: BJI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alexandria:
  • CHANDLER FIELD (about 3 miles; ALEXANDRIA, MN; ID: AXN)
  • GLENWOOD MUNI (about 18 miles; GLENWOOD, MN; ID: GHW)
  • STARBUCK MUNI (about 24 miles; STARBUCK, MN; ID: D32)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16 $58,441 $43,830 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,984 $29,904 2 $1,771
Firefighters 1 $3,810 $45,720 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,555 $30,660 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $32,037 $42,716 7 $1,534
Health 1 $2,141 $25,692 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $13,291 $39,873 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 13 $30,704 $28,342 8 $1,962
Water Supply 4 $7,813 $23,439 0 $0
Electric Power 25 $49,937 $23,969 1 $850
Other and Unallocable 12 $28,866 $28,866 9 $3,906
Other Government Administration 2 $5,648 $33,888 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $24,983 $42,828 0 $0
Totals for Government 97 $265,208 $32,809 27 $10,023


College/University in Alexandria:
  • ALEXANDRIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,776; Location: 1601 JEFFERSON ST; Public; Website: www.alextech.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 58 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)
  • SAINT CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; FT enrollment: 12,913)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 85 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE-BRAINERD (about 90 miles; BRAINERD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 90 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; MARSHALL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 105 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 6,400)
Public high schools in Alexandria:
  • JEFFERSON SR. (Students: 1,091; Location: 14TH & JEFFERSON ST.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • RUNESTONE ALC (Students: 90; Location: 817 FILLMORE ST.; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Alexandria:
  • NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIAN (Students: 84; Location: 2505 HWY. 29 NORTH; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alexandria:
  • DISCOVERY JR. (Students: 1,075; Location: 510 N. MCKAY; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • VOYAGER EL. (Students: 672; Location: BOX 339, 203 CTY. RD. 44; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LINCOLN EL. (Students: 540; Location: 1120 LARK ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WASHINGTON EL. (Students: 395; Location: 515 JEFFERSON ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EL. DAY TREATMENT (Students: 14; Location: 504 N. QUINCY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DAY TREATMENT CENTER (Students: 11; Location: 419 N NOKOMIS; Grades: 07 - 11)
  • RUNESTONE MIDDLE ALC (ALEX) (Students: 11; Location: 510 MCKAY AVE. N.; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • RUNESTONE TS (Location: 817 FILLMORE ST.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Alexandria:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 421 HAWTHORNE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 300 LAKE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Alexandria:
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $581,911; Location: 720 FILLMORE STREET; 58,258 books; 3,526 audio materials; 2,847 video materials; 176 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Alexandria: Alexandria (A), Hillcrest RV Park (B), Douglas County Fairgrounds (C), Lake Geneva Camp (D), Casey's Amusement Park (E), Viking Speedway (F), Douglas County Public Library (G), Douglas County Historical Society (H), Douglas County Courthouse (I), Runestone Museum (J), Law Enforcement Center (K).

Shopping Centers: Midway Mall (1), Viking Plaza Mall (2).

Churches in Alexandria include: Faith Community Reformed Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Lake Community Free Church (E), Free Methodist Church (F), Berea Lutheran Brethren Church (G), Our Lady of Peace Church (H).

Cemetery: Kinkaid Cemetery (1).

Lake: Agnes, Lake (A).

Parks in Alexandria include: Dean Melton Park (1), Goose Park (2), Lake Crest Park (3), Geneva Crest Park (4), Fillmore Park (5), Tabberts Park (6), Kensington Runestone Historical Marker (7), Knute Nelson House Historical Marker (8), Noonan Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Alexandria compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215BL (90.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K219FA (91.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:
  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K30AF (Channel 30; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K34AF (Channel 34; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K38AC (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K62AU (Channel 62; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)

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