Alexandria West (Alexandria, VA) Change Neighborhood

 We photograph the development around the Federal Court House in Alexandria to illustrate Markon's story about businesses and residents concern over the possibility of Guantanimo Bay terrorist suspects being tried at the courthouse and the ensuing security needs and disruption of the area.  Photo shows the Carlyle Towers on the left, the courthouse in the middle, and an office bldg. on the right and metro tracks below.

We photograph the development around the Federal Court House in Alexandria to illustrate Markon's story about businesses and residents concern over the possibility of Guantanimo Bay terrorist suspects being tried at the courthouse and the ensuing security needs and disruption of the area. Photo shows the Carlyle Towers on the left, the courthouse in the middle, and an office bldg. on the right and metro tracks below.

Ellen Thrash recommends a variety of linen dresses to her customer, Pamela Hollins, at her store, Ellen's Boutique at Landmark Mall in Alexandria, VA.

Ellen Thrash recommends a variety of linen dresses to her customer, Pamela Hollins, at her store, Ellen's Boutique at Landmark Mall in Alexandria, VA.

Avg Home Sold Price
$319,734

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,339

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
29,416
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
16,146
Median Annual Household Income
$63,575
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
22.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
37
Married
34%
Single
43%
Divorced
13%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
31%
Renter-Occupied Homes
54%
Vacant Homes
15%
Median Years in Residence
1.9
Annual Residential Turnover
33%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
27

Transportation

Average Commute Time
28.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
3.5
Drive/Carpool
80%
Public Transit
14%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Aircraft carrier Bush to begin heading home to Va.

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