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Alexandria, VA

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Conveniently located just six miles from Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia is a thriving city that gives renters easy access to the nation's capital. Founded in 1749, Alexandria is proud of its colonial history and its association with George Washington, who made his home here. Though this is a city that honors its past, it's also one that looks to the future. Alexandria is an \Eco City\ and has made a commitment to preserving natural resources for future generations.

Apartments For Rent In Alexandria VA

$1009-$2676

Foxchase Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2.5

$989-$2475

Riverside Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1536-$3142

The Alexander
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1049-$5356

Key Towers Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1427-$2813

Sullivan Place
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$1158-$1527

Rose Hill of Alexandria
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Alexandria, VA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 12.13%
  • 11.76%
  • 10.47%
  • Female
  • 13.17%
  • 11.46%
  • 9.08%
$1395
is average rent in Alexandria, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.03%
  • 0.83%
  • 0.69%
23.2%
of units are available for rent in Alexandria
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1819
  • 2199
  • 1832
Getting Around in Alexandria, VA

Though it's possible to drive around Alexandria, this city also has plenty of options when it comes to public transportation and most people in the area prefer the ease of public transportation. Residents of Alexandria have easy access to a well-managed system of trains will whisk renters throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. There is also a vast network of DASH busses that zip around Alexandria and for travel downtown, there's even a free trolley that's perfect for traveling along King Street.

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The average commuter time in Alexandria is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.9%
  • 17.71%
  • 3.77%

Mount Vernon

<p>George Washington made Alexandria his home, so residents of this bustling city are always in good company. Mount Vernon, which was Washington's estate, is open to the public and features a museum focusing on his life and a working farm just as he had when he was alive. If you'd like to pay your respects to President Washington, his tomb is also located at Mount Vernon. This is the perfect place to learn more about our first president before heading to dinner at one of his favorite restaurants, Gadsby's Tavern, which has been serving great food and hosting the best birthnight balls since the 1700s.</p>

The Potomac River

<p>The Potomac River winds its way along Alexandria, giving this city easy access to Washington, D.C. by water as well as by land. This busy river has riverboat cruises that offer a unique view of American History. Tours travel up and down the river daily, taking Alexandrians within sight of the National Mall and the various monuments and museums there. This may be the best way to beat the crowds while still taking in the splendor of these iconic monuments and memorials. Of course, the riverboat isn't just for show, it's also a functional water taxi that can be used as an alternate method of transportation throughout the area.</p>

The Old Town Alexandria Food Tour

<p>Whether you're a history buff or just hungry, the Old Town Alexandria Food Tour on King Street will give you a great taste of the city. This tour is the perfect way to find your new favorite eatery while learning about Alexandria's rich history and wealth of cultural diversity. Though this is a walking tour, the culinary samples are served sitting down, which gives you a chance to stop and enjoy the history and the flavor. Of course, King Street doesn't end when the tour does. This thriving downtown area is the heart of Alexandria, and has plenty of restaurants, shops, and historic points of interest to explore.</p>