Thayer County, NE County Profile

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

Population2000201020212026
Alexandria, NE216177181179

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4111010
5-9121011
10-14111212
15-19141110
20-24676
25-29695
30-34999
35-3991010
40-44141011
45-4918810
50-5410138
55-59101413
60-6481314
65-69101412
70-7491214
75-795810
80-84756
85+865
18+132142137
Median Age444747

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Alexandria, NE2021
Total181.000
White Alone97.240
Black Alone0.000
American Indian Alone0.000
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race2.210
Two or More Races0.550
Hispanic Origin5.520
Diversity Index15.300

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Alexandria, NE2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families2%0%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households96828585
Housing Units112105106106
Owner Occupied Units6767
Renter Occupied Units1818
Vacant Units2121

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Alexandria, NE20212026
Median Home Value$95,833$122,727
Average Home Value$143,657$175,000
<$50,0001713
$50,000 - $99,9991815
$100,000 - $149,9991111
$150,000 - $199,99967
$200,000 - $249,99922
$250,000 - $299,99956
$300,000 - $399,99900
$400,000 - $499,999812
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-20097
1990-19990
1980-19890
1970-197914
1960-19693
1950-19593
1940-194910
1939 or Before72

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Alexandria, NE20212026
Median Household$58,552$62,680
Average Household$88,203$97,901
Per Capita$39,406$43,708

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Alexandria, NE2021
<$15,0008
$15,000 - $24,9998
$25,000 - $34,9996
$35,000 - $49,99914
$50,000 - $74,99915
$75,000 - $99,99914
$100,000 - $149,9997
$150,000 - $199,9996
$200,000+7

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+79
In-County Residents46
Out-of-County Residents29
Drive Alone52
Carpooled22
Public Transport2
Work at Home2
Less than 5 minutes0
5-9 minutes4
10-14 minutes8
15-19 minutes10
20-24 minutes6
25-29 minutes22
30-34 minutes24
35-39 minutes2
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes0
60-89 minutes1
90+ minutes0
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees2
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 Admin0
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Alexandria, NE2021
Some High School7
Graduated High School35
Associates Degree26
Bachelor's Degree22
Graduate Degree11

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses3
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 Bus0
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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