Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 308,428 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.4%
 
Males: 151,574  (49.1%)
Females: 156,854  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 40361, 40502, 40503, 40504, 40505, 40506, 40507, 40508, 40509, 40510, 40511, 40513, 40514, 40515, 40516, 40517.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,248 (it was $39,813 in 2000)
Lexington-Fayette:

$46,248
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,502 (it was $23,109 in 2000)

Lexington-Fayette income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,700 (it was $109,700 in 2000)
Lexington-Fayette:

$167,700
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $209,774; Detached houses: $215,868; Townhouses or other attached units: $183,661; In 2-unit structures: $144,091; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,699; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,848; Mobile homes: $50,269

Median gross rent in 2012: $723.

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Lexington-Fayette races chart
  • White alone - 221,610 (72.5%)
  • Black alone - 42,572 (13.9%)
  • Hispanic - 21,319 (7.0%)
  • Asian alone - 10,398 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8,616 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 472 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 457 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 45 (0.01%)

Races in Lexington-Fayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington-Fayette: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (13.1%), German (12.6%), Irish (11.7%), English (11.0%), Scottish (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 284.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,084 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington-Fayette,KY real estate house value index trend

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Lexington-Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington-Fayette:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

25,639 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  8.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,666 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,518 (0.9%)

Lexington-Fayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fayette, KY (0.0 miles ), Keene, KY (2.9 miles ), Nicholasville, KY (3.3 miles ), Versailles, KY (3.6 miles ), Georgetown, KY (3.6 miles ), Midway, KY (3.6 miles ), Wilmore, KY (3.8 miles ), Boonesboro, KY (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1636 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 1868 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 1784 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 1898 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2001: 1649 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 2142 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2003: 2206 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 2184 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2005: 2399 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2006: 1521 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2007: 1227 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2008: 771 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2009: 770 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2010: 628 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2011: 513 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2012: 750 buildings, average cost: $138,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 84.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +33,293 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 133,614 (87.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Lexington-Fayette household income distribution Lexington-Fayette home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +34,240 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Child care workers (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (2%)

Work and jobs in Lexington-Fayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-Fayette-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Lexington-Fayette city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from Lexington-Fayette center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from Lexington-Fayette center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 157.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington-Fayette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lexington-Fayette:

  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • UKHEALTHCARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • CARDINAL HILL REHAB UNIT AT SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH LEXINGTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • LEXINGTON CTR FOR HEALTH AND REH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • LEXINGTON MANOR HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington-Fayette:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 1 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 1 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 23 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 23 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Morehead State University (about 59 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Brian Littrell, Musician (1975)
  • Eastern State hospital is a state operated mental hospital. Larger other hospitals not listed in Lex. are Central Baptist and Saint Joe. added by Eugene LaPierre
  • Eastern State hospital is a state operated mental hospital. Larger other hospitals not listed in Lex. are Central Baptist and Saint Joe.
  • Lexington Mall now closed

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Notable locations in Lexington-Fayette: Tates Creek Country Club (A), Spring Valley Country Club (B), Lexington Country Club (C), Keeneland Race Course (D), Iroquios Hunt Club (E), Idle Hour Country Club (F), Big Elm Country Club (G), Lexington Fire Department Station 20 (H), Lexington Fire Department Station 17 (I), Lexington Fire Department Station 19 (J), Lexington Fire Department Station 14 (K), Lexington Fire Department Station 3 (L), Lexington Fire Department Station 10 (M), Lexington Fire Department Station 9 (N), Lexington Fire Department Station 8 (O), Lexington Fire Department Station 12 (P), Lexington Fire Department Station 15 (Q), Lexington Fire Department Station 18 (R), Waveland Museum (S), Lexington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Turfland Mall (1), Lexington Mall (2), Fayette Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lexington-Fayette include: Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church (A), Immanuel Baptist Church (B), Little Zion Church (C), Macedonia Church (D), Mount Eden Church (E), Mount Gilead Baptist Church (F), Mount Horeb Church (G), North View Church (H), Parkway Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howards Grove Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Cove Haven Cemetery (3), Lexington National Cemetery (4), Lexington Cemetery (5), Hillcrest Memorial Park (6), Highland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lexington Reservoir Number 4 (A), Reservoir Number 1 (B), Reservoir Number 3 (C), Reservoir Number 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baughman Fork (A), Boggs Fork (B), David Fork (C), Vaughns Branch (D), Wolf Run (E), Cave Creek (F), Manchester Branch (G), Jones Creek (H), Raven Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lexington-Fayette include: Castlewood Park (1), Boones Station State Historic Site (2), Woodland Park (3), Lexington Trotting Track (4), Steeplechase Racetrack (5), Kentucky State Horse Park (6), Douglas Park (7), Duncan Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.43. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.43
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 40.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Lexington-Fayette in 2010:

  • 7,513 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,035 people in federal prisons
  • 1,092 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 568 people in state prisons
  • 545 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 306 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 248 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 104 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 97 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lexington-Fayette in 2000:

  • 6,677 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,925 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,423 people in nursing homes
  • 572 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 517 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 390 people in state prisons
  • 328 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 249 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 231 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 83 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in institutions for the blind
  • 45 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 40 people in halfway houses
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Lexington-Fayette compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lexington-Fayette travel time to work - commute Lexington-Fayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lexington-Fayette (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.31%
Here: 47.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents29.8%21.2%12.9%8.6%5.7%
Congregations21.4%4.1%6.1%7.1%7.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchJewishChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.8%2.8%1.6%1.5%12.1%
Congregations6.1%3.6%1.5%3.1%39.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Fayette County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Fayette County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Fayette County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 243
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

27.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 127$629,431$59,4740$0
Other Government Administration 186$819,634$52,8802$4,590
Judicial and Legal 23$135,751$70,8271$1,189
Police Protection - Officers 555$3,339,724$72,2100$0
Police - Other 106$461,767$52,27649$32,537
Firefighters 495$2,881,691$69,8590$0
Fire - Other 18$93,181$62,1210$0
Correction 327$1,296,598$47,5822$4,641
Streets and Highways 91$412,247$54,3620$0
Airports 83$371,883$53,7668$5,458
Welfare 87$352,730$48,65214$15,026
Health 322$1,198,447$44,66323$51,549
Solid Waste Management 207$769,164$44,5892$5,484
Sewerage 178$750,823$50,6171$1,260
Parks and Recreation 191$560,839$35,236249$176,130
Housing and Community Development(Local) 71$228,691$38,6523$3,069
Natural Resources 24$141,286$70,6432$1,765
Local Libraries 117$410,797$42,133116$97,509
Other and Unallocable 229$1,011,466$53,00312$10,109
Totals for Government 3,437$15,866,150$55,395484$410,316

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,648,000 ($15.07)
    Regular Highways: $3,162,000 ($10.25)
    Health - Other: $710,000 ($2.30)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($1.12)
    Libraries: $271,000 ($0.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($0.27)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $49,236,000 ($159.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,978,000 ($155.56)
    General - Other: $39,660,000 ($128.59)
    Central Staff Services: $33,740,000 ($109.39)
    Correctional Institutions: $26,898,000 ($87.21)
    Sewerage: $23,052,000 ($74.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,092,000 ($68.39)
    Health - Other: $20,872,000 ($67.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,399,000 ($59.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,741,000 ($51.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,028,000 ($39.00)
    Libraries: $10,437,000 ($33.84)
    Regular Highways: $9,239,000 ($29.96)
    Financial Administration: $6,924,000 ($22.45)
    Air Transportation: $6,677,000 ($21.65)
    General Public Buildings: $6,061,000 ($19.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,772,000 ($12.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,924,000 ($6.24)
    Parking Facilities: $704,000 ($2.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $172,964,000 ($560.79)
    Corporate Bonds: $96,524,000 ($312.95)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $38,015,000 ($123.25)
    Benefit Payments: $29,116,000 ($94.40)
    Withdrawals: $134,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,750,000 ($73.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $403,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $21,478,000 ($69.64)
    Sewerage: $6,642,000 ($21.54)
    Police Protection: $5,278,000 ($17.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,067,000 ($16.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,426,000 ($14.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $790,000 ($2.56)
    Public Welfare - Other: $670,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $610,000 ($1.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $604,000 ($1.96)
    Libraries: $527,000 ($1.71)
    General - Other: $325,000 ($1.05)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($0.17)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($0.15)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $186,338,000 ($604.15)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,472,000 ($92.31)
    Air Transportation: $14,445,000 ($46.83)
    All Other: $14,003,000 ($45.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000,000 ($25.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,271,000 ($13.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,124,000 ($10.13)
    Parking Facilities: $1,541,000 ($5.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $28,218,000 ($91.49)
    From Parent Local Government: $14,204,000 ($46.05)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,697,000 ($18.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $22,243,000 ($72.12)
    All Other: $13,854,000 ($44.92)
    Transit Utilities: $4,330,000 ($14.04)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,224,000 ($7.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,354,000 ($14.12)
    Transit Utilities: $4,135,000 ($13.41)
    General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,505,000 ($24.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,353,000 ($20.60)
    Sale of Property: $956,000 ($3.10)
    Rents: $629,000 ($2.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000 ($0.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $273,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,587,000 ($5.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,785,000 ($103.05)
    All Other: $11,655,000 ($37.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $6,826,000 ($22.13)
    Highways: $3,913,000 ($12.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,108,000 ($6.83)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $132,284,000 ($428.90)
    Property: $47,891,000 ($155.27)
    Corporation Net Income: $27,685,000 ($89.76)
    Other License: $22,945,000 ($74.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,241,000 ($49.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $650,000 ($2.11)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $127,000 ($0.41)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,000 ($0.02)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,805,000 ($1367.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $404,247,000 ($1310.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $146,953,000 ($476.46)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $143,632,000 ($465.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,353,000 ($137.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,795,000 ($80.39)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,321,000 ($10.77)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,898,000 ($41.82)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $111,657,000 ($362.02)
    Total Federal Securities: $6,072,000 ($19.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,350,000 ($380.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,883,000 ($482.72)

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($67 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jessamine County, KY  0.51% ($32,888 average AGI)
from Madison County, KY  0.39% ($32,544)
from Scott County, KY  0.35% ($34,789)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.05%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jessamine County, KY  0.53% ($53,796 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.42% ($48,480)
to Scott County, KY  0.37% ($41,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:

  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WWFT (1250 AM; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:

  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington-Fayette:

  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lexington-Fayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,325$144,3492,295$163,5957,406$172,792347$63,58248$943,0421,230$168,3394$32,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$136,15489$211,427461$154,56887$34,2993$739,00033$137,7883$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED160$131,775230$143,6871,977$167,204195$51,0003$759,333145$135,4346$42,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN137$137,204204$160,5781,283$167,80552$97,1733$603,33382$131,5371$210,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS30$127,80032$177,125297$181,81516$70,8130$020$129,3001$16,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 61 tracts in Lexington Fayette, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED327$183,199294$177,1635$155,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED73$175,28899$181,6874$143,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$191,91432$237,9697$231,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$185,83323$169,3041$261,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$128,0004$158,0001$104,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Lexington-Fayette, KY

  • McDonald's: 2

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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest increase in population in the 1990s (pop 50,000+)"
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  • #2 (40516) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
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