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

181

Population
Growth Rate

0.20%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

15.300

Housing & Income

Households

85

Total Housing Units

106


Owner Occupied

67

Renter Occupied

18

Vacant

21

Median Home Value

$95,833


Average Home Value

$143,657

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.32%


Per Capita Income

2.09%

Income Projection

Median Household

$58,552 $62,680


Average Household

$88,203 $97,901


Per Capita

$39,406 $43,708

Workforce

Total Businesses

3

Total Employed

2

Workers 16+

79

2021 Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

2021 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

7

Graduated
High School

35

Associates
Degree

26

Bachelor's
Degree

22

Graduate
Degree

11

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

46

Non-Resident Commuters

29

Drive Alone

52

Carpooled

22

Public

2

Work At Home

2


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