Potomac Yard is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. It is located in the southeastern part of the city and is known for its historical significance, vibrant community, and modern urban development. The area is undergoing significant redevelopment and gentrification, with plans for new residential, commercial, and retail spaces, as well as public transportation improvements. Potomac Yard is a popular destination for shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreation, and attracts residents and visitors from across the metropolitan area.
The demographics of Potomac Yard can vary depending on the specific area within the neighborhood, but overall it is a diverse and rapidly growing community. As of 2021, the population of Alexandria was estimated to be approximately 160,000, with a median age of 38 years. The city is home to a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees, and has a high percentage of highly educated residents with a median household income above the national average. The racial and ethnic makeup of Potomac Yard and Alexandria is diverse, with a significant African American and Hispanic population, as well as a growing Asian American community.