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Lexington Summary
Lexington is located in Kentucky
Latitude: 38.026327
Longitude: -84.492747
Population: 261,388
Area: 299.83 sq. miles
Land: 298.21 sq. miles
Water: 1.62 sq. miles
Population Density: 876.52 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 946.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 859
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Lexington Demographics

Lexington Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Male128,35449.10 %48.90 %49.04 %
Female133,03450.90 %51.10 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.960.96
Total Population261,388100.00 %--
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Lexington Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years16,2006.20 %6.58 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years15,7906.04 %6.91 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years15,0185.75 %6.91 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years18,4827.07 %7.15 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years28,38910.86 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years44,62017.07 %14.07 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years41,99316.07 %15.90 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years34,62913.25 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years11,3344.34 %5.05 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years8,6743.32 %4.15 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years13,9485.34 %6.77 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years9,1683.51 %4.26 %4.38 %
85 years and over3,1431.20 %1.44 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)34.9-36.737.7
18 years and over205,61578.66 %75.38 %74.27 %
Male
99,81138.18 %36.24 %35.85 %
Female
105,80440.48 %39.14 %38.42 %
21 years and over189,77072.60 %70.92 %69.92 %
62 years and over31,19211.93 %14.87 %14.65 %
65 years and over26,25910.05 %12.47 %12.42 %
Male
10,2923.94 %5.04 %5.12 %
Female
15,9676.11 %7.43 %7.30 %
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Lexington Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
One race257,27798.43 %98.95 %97.55 %
White
211,89181.06 %90.04 %75.21 %
Black or African American
35,20113.47 %7.35 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
5080.19 %0.21 %0.87 %
Asian
6,4142.45 %0.74 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,5060.58 %0.17 %0.59 %
Chinese
2,0210.77 %0.13 %0.85 %
Filipino
3750.14 %0.08 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,0060.38 %0.09 %0.28 %
Korean
4490.17 %0.10 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
3540.14 %0.09 %0.39 %
Other Asian
7030.27 %0.08 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
830.03 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
190.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
110.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
260.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
270.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
3,1801.22 %0.57 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8,5793.28 %1.50 %13.70 %
Mexican
6,0332.31 %0.78 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
4950.19 %0.16 %2.46 %
Cuban
2450.09 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,8060.69 %0.46 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino252,80996.72 %98.50 %86.30 %
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Lexington Social Profile

Lexington School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school76,571100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
4,6876.12 %6.19 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3,2104.19 %5.48 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
25,63233.47 %45.52 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
11,47914.99 %22.29 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
31,56341.22 %20.51 %22.81 %
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Lexington Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over167,810100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
8,6075.13 %11.66 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,2589.09 %14.18 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
37,62922.42 %33.56 %28.63 %
High school or higher
143,94585.78 %74.16 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
35,80721.34 %18.54 %21.05 %
Associate degree
10,7286.39 %4.90 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
35,50121.16 %10.27 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
59,78135.62 %17.16 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
24,28014.47 %6.88 %8.86 %
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Lexington Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported243,368100.00 %--
Arab1,2270.50 %0.22 %0.42 %
Czech6480.27 %0.15 %0.59 %
Danish4700.19 %0.13 %0.50 %
Dutch3,5671.47 %1.51 %1.58 %
English32,47813.35 %11.98 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5,3322.19 %2.03 %2.90 %
French Canadian8370.34 %0.25 %0.85 %
German35,24114.48 %15.78 %14.93 %
Greek6840.28 %0.15 %0.40 %
Hungarian9520.39 %0.20 %0.49 %
Irish31,41712.91 %12.99 %10.65 %
Italian6,6692.74 %1.91 %5.47 %
Lithuanian3030.12 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian1,2210.50 %0.33 %1.56 %
Polish3,5131.44 %0.87 %3.12 %
Portuguese1490.06 %0.05 %0.41 %
Russian1,1500.47 %0.23 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish7,5223.09 %2.03 %1.50 %
Scottish6,3972.63 %1.85 %1.70 %
Slovak3110.13 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African2,0330.84 %0.39 %0.62 %
Swedish1,5480.64 %0.42 %1.39 %
Swiss6840.28 %0.29 %0.32 %
Ukrainian4500.18 %0.07 %0.31 %
United States or American30,70112.62 %25.87 %7.18 %
Welsh2,1290.87 %0.56 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3050.13 %0.09 %0.65 %
Other ancestries65,43026.89 %19.52 %31.89 %
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Lexington Economy

Lexington Employment

GroupNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over211,432100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
103,01648.72 %48.20 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
108,41651.28 %51.80 %51.68 %
In labor force
147,63569.83 %60.99 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
77,46952.47 %53.76 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
70,16647.53 %46.24 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
147,46969.75 %60.29 %63.10 %
Employed
139,58066.02 %56.83 %59.39 %
Unemployed
7,8893.73 %3.45 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.34 %5.66 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1660.08 %0.70 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
63,79730.17 %39.01 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers108,21477.53 %78.45 %78.40 %
Government workers24,13917.29 %14.45 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6,8334.90 %6.69 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers3940.28 %0.41 %0.31 %
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Lexington Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations56,39540.40 %28.66 %33.60 %
Service occupations20,40114.62 %14.28 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations36,40626.08 %25.44 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,3700.98 %0.90 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,3396.69 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,66911.23 %19.67 %14.63 %
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Lexington Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,9502.11 %3.32 %1.87 %
Construction7,6055.45 %7.20 %6.80 %
Manufacturing16,67311.95 %17.55 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade4,8663.49 %3.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade16,53611.85 %12.07 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,8283.46 %6.04 %5.19 %
Information3,9222.81 %2.19 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7,9335.68 %5.42 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services12,6429.06 %6.22 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services37,06426.55 %20.34 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services13,6579.78 %7.23 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)5,8904.22 %4.74 %4.88 %
Public administration5,0143.59 %4.29 %4.83 %
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Lexington Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Households108,717100.00 %1,591,088106,788,273
Less than $10,000
11,11010.22 %13.84 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
7,7027.08 %8.41 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
15,46614.23 %15.39 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
13,88812.77 %13.82 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
17,56216.15 %16.45 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
20,12818.51 %17.26 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
10,3369.51 %7.67 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
7,5436.94 %4.60 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,2452.06 %1.18 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
2,7372.52 %1.37 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$45,279.57-$29,039.01$39,349.33
Average household size2.31-2.542.58
Average income per member of household$19,577.82-$11,448.91$15,252.86
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Lexington Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over137,199100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
109,62579.90 %80.16 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
15,37611.21 %12.61 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,7641.29 %1.21 %4.73 %
Walked
5,5134.02 %2.42 %2.94 %
Other means
1,4711.07 %0.90 %1.20 %
Worked at home
3,4502.51 %2.71 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.6785 minutes-28.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Lexington Housing

Lexington Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units116,497100.00 %1,750,053117,282,697
Occupied housing units
108,59593.22 %90.85 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
60,14551.63 %64.22 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
48,45041.59 %26.63 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
7,9026.78 %9.15 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
8850.76 %1.73 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.11 %-1.87 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.05 %-9.31 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.44-2.562.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.13-2.472.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units116,489100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
66,92457.45 %65.98 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
5,3814.62 %2.11 %5.68 %
2 units
6,1375.27 %3.18 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
6,3335.44 %4.13 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
8,4497.25 %4.35 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
10,7039.19 %3.14 %3.99 %
20 or more units
10,7959.27 %2.92 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,7001.46 %14.05 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
670.06 %0.15 %0.22 %
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Lexington Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units116,489100.00 %--
1 room
2,4642.12 %0.89 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5,8275.00 %2.36 %4.88 %
3 rooms
13,03311.19 %6.96 %10.06 %
4 rooms
19,62416.85 %18.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
22,96719.72 %25.17 %20.92 %
6 rooms
18,35715.76 %19.46 %18.39 %
7 rooms
12,94511.11 %12.06 %11.98 %
8 rooms
9,9008.50 %7.58 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
11,3729.76 %7.24 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.6-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units108,586100.00 %--
1.00 or less
106,24297.84 %88.99 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,4421.33 %1.40 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
9020.83 %0.47 %2.54 %
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Lexington Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas63,73854.72 %40.37 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,5701.35 %8.92 %5.96 %
Electricity42,24036.26 %35.29 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.3520.30 %2.52 %8.06 %
Coal or coke370.03 %0.69 %0.12 %
Wood1980.17 %2.59 %1.51 %
Solar energy100.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel2490.21 %0.26 %0.35 %
No fuel used1920.16 %0.20 %1.25 %
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Lexington Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units54,509100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,9883.65 %18.13 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
21,37639.22 %43.62 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
15,49228.42 %21.26 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7,16213.14 %8.94 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
5,81010.66 %5.53 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
2,0683.79 %1.91 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
5350.98 %0.50 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
780.14 %0.12 %0.56 %
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Lexington Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage41,54476.21 %64.72 %69.56 %
Less than $300
3510.64 %1.27 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
2,2754.17 %8.18 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
6,48511.90 %14.30 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
14,41226.44 %19.84 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
11,64521.36 %14.67 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
3,8557.07 %4.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
2,5214.62 %2.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged12,96523.79 %35.28 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent22,92642.06 %44.26 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent10,49319.25 %17.63 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent7,42013.61 %12.47 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent4,5488.34 %7.67 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2,7825.10 %4.60 %6.01 %
35 percent or more6,04211.08 %12.31 %15.91 %
Not computed2980.55 %1.06 %0.85 %
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Lexington Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units47,855100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2,1944.58 %9.63 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,9614.10 %9.26 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
16,08033.60 %36.71 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
18,65138.97 %26.23 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
5,18410.83 %6.12 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,5433.22 %1.63 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
5831.22 %0.46 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,6593.47 %9.97 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)7,79616.29 %58.25 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent8,71618.21 %20.79 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent7,00614.64 %13.81 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent6,55713.70 %11.66 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4,84210.12 %9.51 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent3,4967.31 %6.46 %7.32 %
35 percent or more14,64130.59 %25.57 %29.47 %
Not computed2,5975.43 %12.21 %7.77 %

Lexington Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
None8,6027.38 %8.49 %9.57 %
142,26636.28 %30.23 %31.22 %
242,83336.77 %35.78 %34.76 %
3 or more14,88512.78 %16.36 %15.45 %
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