Alexandria, NE

Alexandria: A Farming Community in Thayer County, Nebraska

Alexandria is a rich agricultural area with dry land and irrigated crop land supporting corn, soybeans, milo, and alfalfa as well as cattle and hog livestock operations.  

Alexandria is located on Big Sandy Creek and near the Little Blue River, a well-known historical region on the Oregon Trail where many early settlers passed through.  Alexandria’s founding families were involved with the Pony Express. Visitors enjoy camping and picnics at the Alexandria State Lakes. The Big Sandy Creek, on the immediate south edge of town, is scenic and easily accessible.  Union Pacific Railroad, is on the south edge of town. The ABC Railroad, whose name is derived  alphabetically from surrounding towns,  Alexandria, Belvidere, and Carleton, is located in Thayer County. The Union Pacific marks special occasions by  sending its antique steam engine through town.

Alexandria, NE

Population

Total Population

185

Population
Growth Rate

0.43%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

12.200

Housing & Income

Households

87

Total Housing Units

110


Owner Occupied

67

Renter Occupied

20

Vacant

23

Median Home Value

$78,947


Average Home Value

$127,273

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.58%


Per Capita Income

1.40%

Income Projection

Median Household

$50,970 $53,319


Average Household

$73,427 $79,134


Per Capita

$33,228 $35,619

Workforce

Total Businesses

1

Total Employed

1

Workers 16+

77

2020 Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

6

Graduated
High School

39

Associates
Degree

22

Bachelor's
Degree

16

Graduate
Degree

10

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

47

Non-Resident Commuters

25

Drive Alone

49

Carpooled

18

Public

2

Work At Home

6


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