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Notes: Alexandria sees slight population rebound after pandemic drop

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While Alexandria’s population declined during the pandemic, Patch reported that the city saw a slight population increase last year.

The report comes from the Census Bureau, which showed that Alexandria’s population increased from 155,203 in 2021 to 155,525 in 2022.

While it’s still growth, it’s a fairly modest gain and is still smaller than the 159,125 population count in Alexandria in 2020.

Patch noted that Alexandria isn’t alone in this: Fairfax County’s population has been in steady decline since the pandemic and Arlington, like Alexandria, saw a decline between 2020 and 2021 but a slight rebound last year.

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