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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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020222027
Alexandria, NE191155142133

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-41088
5-91088
10-1491010
15-191088
20-24554
25-29774
30-34667
35-39686
40-44988
45-491167
50-541296
55-5913129
60-64101110
65-6991211
70-748910
75-79668
80-84745
85+655
18+120112104
Median Age474848

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Population by Race

Alexandria, NE2022
Total142.000
White Alone96.480
Black Alone0.000
American Indian Alone0.000
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.000
Two or More Races3.520
Hispanic Origin2.820
Diversity Index11.900

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Growth Rate

Alexandria, NE2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%-1%
Households0%-1%
Families0%-2%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households78665753
Housing Units1071008881
Owner Occupied Units4744
Renter Occupied Units98
Vacant Units3128

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Home Value

Alexandria, NE20222027
Median Home Value$85,000$92,308
Average Home Value$137,766$153,977
<$50,0001311
$50,000 - $99,9991513
$100,000 - $149,99965
$150,000 - $199,99934
$200,000 - $249,99911
$250,000 - $299,99944
$300,000 - $399,99900
$400,000 - $499,99945
$500,000 - $749,99911
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-20095
1990-19990
1980-19891
1970-197913
1960-19699
1950-19595
1940-19498
1939 or Before69

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

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Income
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Income

Alexandria, NE20222027
Median Household$62,353$64,848
Average Household$96,409$111,964
Per Capita$40,719$46,060

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Household Income Base

Alexandria, NE2022
<$15,0004
$15,000 - $24,9994
$25,000 - $34,9994
$35,000 - $49,99910
$50,000 - $74,99911
$75,000 - $99,9999
$100,000 - $149,9996
$150,000 - $199,9994
$200,000+5

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+84
In-County Residents46
Out-of-County Residents34
Drive Alone55
Carpooled25
Public Transport1
Work at Home2
Less than 5 minutes0
5-9 minutes2
10-14 minutes9
15-19 minutes10
20-24 minutes6
25-29 minutes27
30-34 minutes26
35-39 minutes2
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes0
60-89 minutes0
90+ minutes0
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees5
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing0
Wholesale Trade0
  
Retail Trade0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip0
Food & Beverage Stores0
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse1
Information0
  
Finance & Insurance0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv0
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt1
Educational Services0
HealthCare/Social Assist0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs0
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places0
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin3
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp0

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

Educational Attainment (25+)

Alexandria, NE2022
Some High School5
Graduated High School28
Associates Degree19
Bachelor's Degree19
Graduate Degree7

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses4
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus0
Wholesale Trade Bus0
  
Retail Trade Bus0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus0
Food & Beverage Stores Bus0
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1
Information Bus0
  
Finance & Insurance Bus0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus1
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1
Educational Services Bus0
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus0
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus0
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus1
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus0

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-16

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