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Living in Alexandria

Alexandria has an average Walk Score of 61 with 139,966 residents.

Alexandria has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Alexandria neighborhoods are Braddock Road Metro, Southwest Quadrant and Old Town.

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Walk Score of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Founders Park in Alexandria

Founders Park

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Tide Lock Park

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Alexandria.

Alexandria Apartments for Rent

View all Alexandria apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,945 and the average home price is $466,725.

Rental info for The Heritage at Old Town in the Alexandria area
from $1,501
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Avalon Potomac Yard in the Alexandria area
from $1,690
1 bed
Walk Score 64
Rental info for BLVD2801 in the Alexandria area
from $1,581
Studio
Walk Score 46
Rental info for Bridgeyard Apartments in the Alexandria area
from $1,300
Studio
Walk Score 59
Rental info for The Fields of Old Town in the Alexandria area
from $1,370
2 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for Shirlington House in the Alexandria area
from $1,201
Studio
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Foxchase Apartments in the Alexandria area
from $1,113
1 bed
Walk Score 46
Rental info for Modera Tempo in the Alexandria area
from $1,645
Studio
Walk Score 52

To view Alexandria homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Alexandria Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Braddock Road Metro 89 74 89 5,168
2 Southwest Quadrant 87 61 86 2,918
3 Old Town 87 57 86 7,894
4 Old Town North 85 64 88 2,012
5 Del Ray 80 54 83 11,926
6 Arlandria 77 51 84 3,556
7 Cameron Station 73 54 77 3,288
8 Rosemont 72 74 88 2,388
9 Northeast Alexandria 72 59 88 2,398
10 Eisenhower East - Carlyle District 70 72 80 3,906
11 Fairlington 70 50 75 870
12 London Park Apartments 69 55 41 7,049
13 Boiling Brook 64 56 66 582
14 Foxchase Apartments 55 48 59 2,969
15 Shirley Garden 51 57 44 1,175
16 Eisenhower Avenue-Eisenhower West 46 60 70 642
17 Stonegate 45 59 48 1,092
18 Beverly Hills 44 50 64 2,603
19 Dyes Oakcrest 40 47 71 1,298
20 Larchmont Village Apartments West 39 54 53 7,442
21 Brookville - Seminary Valley 35 52 59 4,183
22 Seminary Ridge 18 46 32 772

Eating & Drinking

There are about 497 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Alexandria.

People in Alexandria can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Pat Troy's Restaurant & Pub in Alexandria

Pat Troy's Restaurant & Pub

Photo of Gadsby's Tavern in Alexandria

Gadsby's Tavern

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thumbnail for Chart HouseWhether dining al fresco or indoors, sweeping views of the Potomac complement tasty meals.

Adam Johnson
on Chart House

Transit Score of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Alexandria apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Alexandria has good public transportation and about 66 bus, 2 rail and 2 subway lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Alexandria on public transit.

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Alexandria has about 26 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

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Del Ray Variety

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Los Tios Grill

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Del Ray Café

Bike Score of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

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Oronoco Bay Park

Photo of Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel in Alexandria

Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel

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Rowhouses

Photo of Rowhouse with Gaslight Lamp in Alexandria

Rowhouse with Gaslight Lamp

Photo of Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House in Alexandria

Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

Photo of View Down King Street in Alexandria

View Down King Street

thumbnail for Market SquareThe beautiful architecture and fountains of Market Square are the backdrop to City Hall and a weekly farmer's market.

Adam Johnson
on Market Square

Photo of Founders Park in Alexandria

Founders Park

Photo of Tide Lock Park in Alexandria

Tide Lock Park

Photo of Nannie J Lee Memorial Recreation Center in Alexandria

Nannie J Lee Memorial Recreation Center

Photo of Kelly Cares Miracle Field in Alexandria

Kelly Cares Miracle Field

thumbnail for Alexandria WaterfrontKing Street ends at the Potomac River, where street performers mingle with sailboat owners.

Adam Johnson
on Alexandria Waterfront

Alexandria is Talking About...

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Photo of Houses along Fayette and Gibbon Streets in Alexandria

Houses along Fayette and Gibbon Streets

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Jefferson Street Substation

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Founders Park, Alexandria VA

thumbnail for Founders ParkLocated right on the Potomac River, Founders Park always features a healthy mix of picnickers, families, and big drooly dogs.

Adam Johnson
on Founders Park

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