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Location of Alexandria in Madison County, Indiana.
|• Total||3.02 sq mi (7.83 km2)|
|• Land||3.02 sq mi (7.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||1,702.15/sq mi (657.25/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0430066|
Alexandria is a city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is about 46 miles (74 km) northeast of Indianapolis. According to the 2010 census, its population was 5,145, a decrease of 17.8% from 6,260 in 2000.
Alexandria is located at. According to the 2010 census, Alexandria has a total area of 2.63 square miles (6.81 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,145 people, 2,113 households, and 1,362 families living in the city. The population density was 1,956.3 inhabitants per square mile (755.3/km2). There were 2,507 housing units at an average density of 953.2 per square mile (368.0/km2). The racial makup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
Of the 2,113 households 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 30.1% of households were one person and 12.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.95.
The median age was 38.2 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
Alexandria Airport is a public use airport located southeast of the central business district of Alexandria.
Alexandria Community School Corporation operates public schools.
The town has a lending library, the Alexandria-Monroe Public Library.
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