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Alexandria Jobs Overview

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1,669
Job Openings
6.3%
Unemployment Rate
$37,040
Median Base Salary
48k
Population

Alexandria has the 631st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Alexandria area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Alexandria has the 294th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Alexandria is below average at $37,040, and the median cost of a home in Alexandria is $123,200, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Alexandria hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Alexandria. 83% of Alexandria workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Alexandria spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Rapides Business and Career Solutions Center

5610 B Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-767-6030