Will Alexandria hit 13,000?
Just how important are the census numbers?
Alexandria - and taxpayers - are still directly feeling the effects of the 2000 census.
The city has lost out on hundreds of thousands of dollars each year because its population back in 2000 was pegged at 8,820 - 1,180 people short of the 10,000 mark it needed to hit to be considered a regional center.
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