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Alexandria is a city in Hanson County, in the Mitchell metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Alexander Mitchell, railroad president
The latitude of Alexandria is 43.653N. The longitude is -97.782W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,352 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 630.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alexandria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hanson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57311 ZIP code.
50% of Alexandria residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alexandria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alexandria was $16,120, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Alexandria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alexandria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $595.
Libraries in Alexandria include Alexandria Public Library ... View libraries
Hanson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alexandria political report.
The average commute time for Alexandria workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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