Lexington, Mississippi

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Population in 2021: 1,547 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.6%
 
Males: 594  (38.4%)
Females: 953  (61.6%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Mississippi median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 39095.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $30,899 (it was $22,163 in 2000)
Lexington:

$30,899
MS:

$48,716

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $29,706 (it was $14,614 in 2000)

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $79,149 (it was $46,100 in 2000)
Lexington:

$79,149
MS:

$145,600

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $92,510; detached houses: $102,903; mobile homes: $24,600

Median gross rent in 2021: $591.

March 2022 cost of living index in Lexington: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 29.2%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Lexington, MS (2021)
    • 95874.1%Black alone
    • 27421.2%White alone
    • 161.2%Asian alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Mississippi as of February 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lexington is 71 to 1.


Crime rates in Lexington by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(105.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(210.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(420.6)
2
(107.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(460.3)
11
(647.4)
1
(59.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(420.6)
11
(592.7)
4
(214.5)
11
(632.9)
15
(882.9)
6
(358.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(525.8)
4
(215.5)
6
(321.7)
2
(115.1)
5
(294.3)
5
(298.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.7)
1
(59.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index281.876.027.9141.0330.253.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lexington, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 11 (11 officers - 10 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.72
Mississippi average:

2.06
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Ancestries: American (6.0%), English (2.9%), African (2.2%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 631 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington, Mississippi map

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Mississippi:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $745 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $621 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (55.6 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (138.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (390.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tchula, MS (3.3 miles ),
Durant, MS (3.4 miles ),
Goodman, MS (3.6 miles ),
Pickens, MS (4.1 miles ),
West, MS (4.1 miles ),
Cruger, MS (4.2 miles ),
Sallis, MS (4.2 miles),
Eden, MS (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 33.11 N, Longitude: 90.05 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Lexington, MS in 2021
Distribution of house value in Lexington, MS in 2021
Lexington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lexington, MS residents
Average permit cost in Lexington, MS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Mississippi:

3.1%
Most common industries in Lexington, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Wood products (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Private households (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Lexington, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Lexington, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Lexington city center killed 13 people and injured 182 people.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 247% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from Lexington center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from Lexington center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Holmes County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 13, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lexington:

  • HOLMES COUNTY HOSPITAL AND CLINICS (Government - State, provides emergency services, 239 BOWLING GREEN ROAD)
  • LEXINGTON MANOR SENIOR CARE, LLC (56 ROCKPORT ROAD)
  • DSI LEXINGTON (22579 DEPOT STREET)

Airports located in Lexington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • Holmes Community College (about 13 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 33 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 35 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Belhaven University (about 56 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Mississippi College (about 57 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Jackson State University (about 58 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Delta State University (about 59 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)

Public high schools in Lexington:

Private high school in Lexington:

  • CENTRAL HOLMES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 253, Location: 130 ROBERT E LEE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • S V MARSHALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12572 HIGHWAY 12, Grades: PK-8)
  • WILLIAM DEAN JR. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 96 ROCKPORT ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lexington

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches: Pine Grove M.B. Church

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lexington: Holmes County Courthouse (A), Lexington Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lexington: Epworth Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Moccasin Creek (A), Gourdvine Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Lexington Motel (400 Highway 12).

Courts: Holmes County - Justice Court Judges (Court House), Holmes County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Malachi Favors - Musician, John C. Black - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Monroe Saffold Jr. - Bodybuilder, Edmond Noel - Politician, Hattie Winston - Actor, Willie West - Football player.

Holmes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CITY OF LEXINGTON (Population served: 1,731, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 175 regular monitoring violations
ACONA WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 1,642, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 166 regular monitoring violations
LEBANON W/A-WEST (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 265 regular monitoring violations
EBENEZER RURAL WATER ASSN (Population served: 765, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
HARLAND CREEK COMMUNITY W/A-B (Population served: 620, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
HARLAND CREEK COMMUNITY W/A-C (Population served: 473, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
HOLMES INTERSTATE UTILITY DIST (Population served: 386, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
HARLAND CREEK COMMUNITY W/A-A (Population served: 381, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 104 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: Lexington Branch at 100 Court Square, branch established on 1929/04/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Holmes County Bank & Trust Company: at 316 Court Square, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.2 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Holmes County Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lexington:

Marital status in Lexington, MS
  • Never married: 54.7%
  • Now married: 23.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Mississippi average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Lexington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lexington, MS (based on Holmes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,26145
Black Protestant3,29521
Mainline Protestant1,59123
Other483
Catholic411
None8,962-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Here:

9.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Holmes County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

15.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

42.3%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lexington:

44.5%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Lexington:

30.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.7%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lexington:

13.9%
Mississippi:

11.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Mississippi:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lexington:

84.6%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lexington, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$26,345$19,7595$5,883
Streets and Highways 5$8,297$19,9132$3,730
Water Supply 5$12,249$29,3980$0
Firefighters 5$10,878$26,1070$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,081$48,9726$4,897
Police - Other 1$2,810$33,7200$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,692
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,107
Totals for Government 33$64,660$23,51318$18,309

Lexington government finances - Expenditure in 2020 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,244,000 ($804.14)
    Police Protection: $738,000 ($477.05)
    Regular Highways: $377,000 ($243.70)
    Water Utilities: $348,000 ($224.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000 ($42.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($14.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($13.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($3.23)

Lexington government finances - Revenue in 2020 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $278,000 ($179.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $221,000 ($142.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($24.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $718,000 ($464.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,020,000 ($659.34)
  • Tax - Property: $425,000 ($274.73)
    Other License: $9,000 ($5.82)

Lexington government finances - Debt in 2020 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $559,000 ($361.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000 ($194.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($166.77)

Lexington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $566,000 ($365.87)
Businesses in Lexington, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1
Nike2U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WGNL (104.3 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lexington: John C. Black.

Lexington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Lexington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 79.3mTotal length
  • $1,380,606,000Total costs
  • 33,590Total average daily traffic
  • 3,380Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,355Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lexington, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lexington, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lexington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

214 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, MS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 100 Radio Rd (Lat: 33.110944 Lon: -90.039250), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WMV797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/1995, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Phone: (813) 365-7821
  • Acona, 30510 Highway 17 (Lat: 33.276583 Lon: -90.014167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WQOJ568,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2021, Expiration Date: 10/18/2031, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe, Registrant: Cooperative Energy, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2375, Email:
  • 30203, 16665 Hwy 12 (Lat: 33.147944 Lon: -90.121583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 120.3 m, Overall height: 124.9 m, Call Sign: WQOV591, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2021, Expiration Date: 02/09/2032, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • Lexington, 16101 Highway 12 West (Lat: 33.140000 Lon: -90.101528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 104.5 m, Call Sign: WQPZ234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2022, Expiration Date: 08/22/2032, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe, Registrant: Cooperative Energy, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2375, Email:
  • DURANT, 1.5 Miles South Of Hwy. 12 On West Hill Road (Lat: 33.081028 Lon: -89.912417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WRJI667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 09/08/2020, Expiration Date: 09/08/2030, Certifier: Christophe Le Scanve, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • STATION, 4.3 Mi Se Of (Lat: 33.060111 Lon: -90.018417), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KZG57,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/21/1995, Phone: (713) 245-1303
  • LEXINGTON, 2.7 Miles @ 49 Degrees From (Lat: 33.096778 Lon: -90.098972), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WLK796, Licensee ID: L00000335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2008, Registrant: Comnet Inc, 27 S Second St, Bay Springs, MS 39422, Phone: (601) 354-9070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K5AFO, Licensee ID: L00158755, Grant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 02/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2015, Registrant: Norman W Mangum, 28159 Hwy 17, Lexington, MS 39095
  • Call Sign: W5QGE, Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 06/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2008, Registrant: Vernon R Hathcock, Lexington, MS 39095
  • Call Sign: KD5JKT, Licensee ID: L00215981, Grant Date: 03/08/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2012, Certifier: Tony W Chandler, Registrant: Tony W Chandler, Lexington, MS 39095
  • Call Sign: KI5BXJ, Licensee ID: L02219978, Grant Date: 10/18/2018, Expiration Date: 10/18/2028, Certifier: John L Black Iii, Registrant: John L Black Iii, 2784 Arenia C Mallory Road, Lexington, MS 39095


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lexington)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 52. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 105 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Lexington, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.1%), and Structure Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lexington, MS
    • 35342.1%Outside Fires
    • 31737.8%Structure Fires
    • 15318.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 151.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lexington, MS
Most common first names in Lexington, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10174.1 years
Mary9779.3 years
James8872.7 years
Willie7372.0 years
William6671.4 years
Robert6573.2 years
Annie4576.9 years
Walter4175.0 years
George3677.9 years
Henry3371.8 years
Most common last names in Lexington, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9772.4 years
Johnson9675.7 years
Williams7672.0 years
Redmond4875.5 years
Davis3775.1 years
Thomas3575.4 years
Randle3474.5 years
Wright3369.5 years
Anderson3275.0 years
Jones2978.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lexington, MS
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lexington, MS
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lexington compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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