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Population in 2010: 31,394. Population change since 2000: +3.4%
Males: 15,221  (48.5%)
Females: 16,173  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02421.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $139,462 (it was $96,825 in 2000)
Lexington:

$139,462
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $70,532

Lexington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $677,938 (it was $413,500 in 2000)
Lexington:

$677,938
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $778,214; Detached houses: $807,718; Townhouses or other attached units: $503,972; In 2-unit structures: $763,333; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $353,699; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,016

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,898.

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  • White alone - 23,254 (73.8%)
  • Asian alone - 6,300 (20.0%)
  • Two or more races - 820 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 675 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 345 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 85 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington: 139.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (14.4%), English (9.4%), Italian (8.8%), German (5.8%), Russian (3.4%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1713

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,914 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 50.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington CDP:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

7,110 residents are foreign born (8.5% Asia, 5.4% Europe).

This place:  22.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Massachusetts as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lexington to the number of sex offenders is 15,465 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,403 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,687 (1.3%)

Lexington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waltham, MA (4.4 miles , pop. 59,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (184.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Arlington, MA (1.9 miles ), Lincoln, MA (2.0 miles ), Winchester, MA (2.1 miles ), Bedford, MA (2.1 miles ), Waltham, MA (2.1 miles ), Burlington, MA (2.1 miles ), Belmont, MA (2.1 miles ), Woburn, MA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $352,400
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $297,300
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $308,400
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $305,800
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $306,300
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $306,200
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $357,300
  • 2010: 71 buildings, average cost: $368,400
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $342,900
  • 2012: 97 buildings, average cost: $369,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 71.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,462 (+30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,488 (24.1%)

Area codes: 781, 339

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Crime rates in Lexington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000031200000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.09.93.36.60.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0122410121300
per 100,000 0.03.36.56.513.13.30.03.36.63.29.80.00.0
Assaults 28N/AN/A12N/A815132112161313
per 100,000 92.1N/AN/A39.1N/A26.449.343.069.339.052.241.240.6
Burglaries 26362223345052655526586936
per 100,000 85.5118.071.674.9111.3164.8170.8215.1181.484.5189.2218.5112.5
Thefts 250267256173246210186262262192237263190
per 100,000 821.9875.4833.0563.7805.2692.3610.9867.0864.1624.0773.3832.7593.8
Auto thefts 67343157682500
per 100,000 19.723.09.813.09.849.423.019.926.46.516.30.00.0
Arson 2625341101040
per 100,000 6.619.76.516.39.813.23.33.30.03.20.012.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 59.1N/AN/A38.8N/A57.650.966.565.540.359.157.139.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lexington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Lexington, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Lexington place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Lexington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Lexington center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington topographic map

Birthplace of: Theodore Parker - Abolitionist, Ethan Zohn - Reality series contestant, Dinny McNamara - Football player and coach, Harold Dow Bugbee - Artist, Mary Dailey - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Orny Adams - Actor, Sidney Burbank - Union Army officer, George D. Robinson - Politician, Jason Wong - Figure skater, Charles Robinson, Jr. - Politician.

Main business address for: CENTRA SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), SEGUE SOFTWARE INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), CUBIST PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), MACROCHEM CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), RAYTHEON CO/ (SEARCH, DETECTION, NAVIGATION, GUIDANCE, AERONAUTICAL SYS), INDEVUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), STRIDE RITE CORP (FOOTWEAR, (NO RUBBER)), CRITICAL THERAPEUTICS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lexington:

  • NEW ENGLAND HOME HEALTH SERVIC (Home Health Center, 594 MARRETT ROAD, #11)
  • BROOKHAVEN AT LEXINGTON (Nursing Home, 1010 WALTHAM STREET)
  • EAST VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 140 EMERSON ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-LEXINGTON (Nursing Home, 840 EMERSON GARDENS ROAD)
  • LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 178 LOWELL STREET)
  • MEDIPLEX OF LEXINGTON (Nursing Home, 178 LOWELL ST)
  • PINE KNOLL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 30 WATERTOWN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Lexington, MA

Heliports located in Lexington:

Amtrak stations near Lexington:

  • 7 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 11 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 11 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • Bentley University (about 4 miles; Waltham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,490)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 5 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • Brandeis University (about 6 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Tufts University (about 7 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)
  • Lesley University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Cambridge College (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,412)

Public high schools in Lexington:

Private high school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 345; Location: 48 BARTLETT AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • WALDORF SCHOOL OF LEXINGTON (Students: 275; Location: 739 MASSACHUSETTS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEXINGTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 130 PLEASANT ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • COTTING SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 453 CONCORD AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ARMENIAN SISTERS' ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: 20 PELHAM RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COMMUNITY THERAPEUTIC DAY SCHOOL INC (Students: 30; Location: 187 SPRING ST; Grades: UG - UG)
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Library in Lexington:

  • CARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,391,586; Location: 1874 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE; 224,157 books; 13,835 audio materials; 9,654 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 287 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lexington Public Schools are rated among the worst in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts according to Commonwealth of Massachusetts studies in meeting the needs of learning disabled students. added by Parent of Lexington Public School Child

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Notable locations in Lexington: Pine Meadows Country Club (A), Ebenezer Fiske House Site (B), Lexington Golf Club (C), Chiesa Farm (D), Ledgemont Research Park (E), Lexington Office Research Park (F), Minuteman Research Park (G), Hancock-Clarke House (H), Munroe Tavern (I), Buckman Tavern (J), Lexington Fire Department Station 1 (K), Battle Road Visitor Center (L), Lexington Visitor Center (M), Musuem of Our National Heritage (N), Lexington Fire Department Headquarters (O), Battle Road Visitors Center (P), Harrington School Library (Q), Carl Kales Memorial Library (R), Cary Memorial Library (S), East Lexington Branch Cary Memorial Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lexington include: Covenant Church (A), Saint Brigids Church (B), Sacred Heart Parish Church (C), Pilgrim Church (D), Lexington United Methodist Church (E), Hancock United Church of Christ (F), Follen Community Church (G), First Parish Unitarian Church (H), Countryside Bible Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Munroe Cemetery (1), Robbins Cemetery (2), Ye Olde Burying Ground (3), Westview Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Granny Pond (A), Lost Pond (B), Arlington Reservoir (C), Lexington Reservoir (D), Potter Pond (E), Bryant Swamp (F), Chandler Swamp (G), Tophet Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Munroe Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lexington include: Katahdin Woods (1), Kinneens Park (2), Lexington Battle Green (3), Sutherland Woods (4), Marvin Street Play Area (5), Ada Govan Bird Sanctuary (6), Adams Playground (7), Baskin Playground (8), Bowman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lexington Historical Society - Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1332 Massachusetts Avenue).

Hotels: Jamson Hotel Management (440 Bedford), Fireside B&B of Lexington (24 Eldred Street), Battle Green Inn (1720 Massachusetts), Quality Inn & Suites of Lexington / Boston (440 Bedford St).

 
Middlesex 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
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.311. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.311
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lexington and their reported violations in the past:

LEXINGTON WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 31507, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1999 and APR-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2000)
PINE KNOLL APARTMENTS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and OCT-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1994 and OCT-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2000)
  • 164 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lexington that have no violations reported:

  • AGASSIZ VILLAGE #2 (Serves ME, Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODBROOK CAMP AND TENNIS CLUB (Serves NH, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AGASSIZ VILLAGE #1 (Serves ME, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 0.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 68.4% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.4%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lexington, MA

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2010:

  • 397 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2000:

  • 597 people in nursing homes
  • 97 people in other group homes
  • 38 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Lexington compared to Massachusetts state average:

Lexington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with most branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Lexington Branch, Lexington Stop & Shop Branch, Brookhaven Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Eagle Bank: East Lexington Branch at 171 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2000/12/04; Lexington Center Branch at 1768 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $430.1 mil, Deposits: $359.4 mil, headquarters in Everett, MA, positive income, 6 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Lexington Branch at 31 Waltham Street, branch established on 2007/12/27. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Lexington Branch at 1075 Waltham Street, branch established on 2008/07/02. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $1,063.2 mil, Deposits: $947.0 mil, headquarters in Watertown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company: Lexington Branch at 1666 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $5,848.9 mil, Deposits: $4,643.9 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Cambridge Trust Company: Lexington Branch at 1690 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2010/09/01. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,275.9 mil, Deposits: $1,129.9 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Cambridge Bancorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lexington Branch at 1840 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lexington Branch at 1761 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 1970/12/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Brookline Bank: Lexington Branch at 1793 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,854.7 mil, Deposits: $2,040.1 mil, headquarters in Brookline, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Massachusetts:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 440 Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420 , Phone: (781) 861-0850, Fax: (781) 861-0821
  • Aloft Lexington Hotel, 727 Marrett Road-A, Lexington, MA 02421 , Phone: (781) 761-1700, Fax: (781) 761-1705
  • Element Lexington, 727 Marrett Rd- b, Lexington, MA 02421 , Phone: (781) 761-1750
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lexington travel time to work - commute


Lexington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lexington CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lexington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$439,667338$447,9621,606$374,37034$382,88233$393,152
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$414,00024$656,500106$447,8581$24,0001$375,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$527,00023$627,478163$450,52815$174,93310$219,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$428,20050$485,860153$376,6478$227,6255$352,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$508,83357$370,6671$260,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3581.00 , 3583.00, 3584.00, 3585.00, 3586.00, 3587.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$383,2506$363,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$420,0007$333,286
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$398,75010$343,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$358,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3581.00 , 3583.00, 3584.00, 3585.00, 3586.00, 3587.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Lexington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lexington, MA

Most common first names in Lexington, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34783.8 years
John28975.7 years
William19477.3 years
Helen16282.5 years
Robert15873.3 years
James14475.4 years
Margaret13982.9 years
George13777.5 years
Joseph13475.8 years
Elizabeth12782.6 years
Most common last names in Lexington, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6183.5 years
Sullivan4375.7 years
Johnson4375.6 years
Miller3479.9 years
White3079.9 years
Anderson2781.1 years
Murphy2780.8 years
Collins2680.7 years
Wilson2580.7 years
Jones2579.5 years
Businesses in Lexington, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance2
CVS1Nike2
Curves1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts6Starbucks2
FedEx10UPS9
Jones New York1Walgreens1

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 5868 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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