Lexington, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 4,555 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 2,333  (51.2%)
Females: 2,222  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 64067.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,883 (it was $32,759 in 2000)
Lexington:

$40,883
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,529 (it was $17,879 in 2000)

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,970 (it was $62,200 in 2000)
Lexington:

$101,970
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $151,457; detached houses: $160,129; townhouses or other attached units: $92,999; in 2-unit structures: $194,571; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,833; mobile homes: $75,802

Median gross rent in 2016: $640.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lexington, MO (2016)
    • 3,73280.3%White alone
    • 3768.1%Black alone
    • 2425.2%Hispanic
    • 2264.9%Two or more races
    • 571.2%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Missouri as of August 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lexington is 357 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lexington by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(42.1)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.9)
2
(43.6)
1
(22.2)
2
(44.2)
1
(22.6)
2
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(126.2)
19
(403.6)
13
(275.4)
18
(385.8)
11
(239.7)
6
(133.1)
9
(198.8)
12
(271.2)
11
(231.9)
2
(43.7)
15
(328.0)
5
(109.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(756.9)
31
(658.5)
35
(741.4)
46
(985.9)
43
(936.8)
27
(598.9)
27
(596.3)
34
(768.5)
31
(653.6)
15
(328.0)
17
(371.7)
7
(153.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(3,743)
108
(2,294)
121
(2,563)
106
(2,272)
106
(2,309)
85
(1,886)
102
(2,253)
141
(3,187)
103
(2,172)
58
(1,268)
66
(1,443)
48
(1,053)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(252.3)
7
(148.7)
15
(317.7)
11
(235.7)
9
(196.1)
5
(110.9)
5
(110.4)
8
(180.8)
7
(147.6)
6
(131.2)
4
(87.5)
7
(153.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.0)299.8289.9234.9296.6256.4177.2222.4268.1224.599.5162.9122.1

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City-data.com crime index in Lexington, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Missouri average:

2.37
March 2016 cost of living index in Lexington: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), American (9.3%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.8%), Italian (4.0%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1845

Elevation: 849 feet

Land area: 3.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,309 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington,MO real estate house value index trend

Lexington, Missouri map

100 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,096 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,214 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (29.4 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (37.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Henrietta, MO (2.2 miles ),
Hardin, MO (2.5 miles ),
Wellington, MO (2.6 miles ),
Camden, MO (2.8 miles ),
Richmond, MO (2.9 miles ),
Mayview, MO (3.0 miles ),
Fleming, MO (3.1 miles),
Dover, MO (3.2 miles)
.

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 93.88 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Lexington, MO in 2016
Distribution of house value in Lexington, MO in 2016
Lexington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $54,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $129,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $121,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lexington, MO residents
Average permit cost in Lexington, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Lexington, MO
Historical housing units in Lexington, MO
Most common industries in Lexington, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.4%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Lexington, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Lexington, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Lexington city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 326.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 274.1 miles away from the city 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 285.9 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 322.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from Lexington 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 339.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lexington:

  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1500 STATE STREET)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF LEXINGTON (1221 SOUTH BUSINESS HIGHWAY 13)
  • SANTA FE TRAILS HEALTHCARE CTR INC (HWY 13 SOUTH)

Airports located in Lexington:

Colleges/Universities in Lexington:

  • Wentworth Military Academy & Junior College (Full-time enrollment: 463; Location: 1880 Washington Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wma.edu)
  • Lex La-Ray Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 2323 High School Dr; Public; Website: www.lexlaray.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 31 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • Rockhurst University (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Grantham University (about 43 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 43 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Wright Career College (about 47 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high schools in Lexington:

Private high school in Lexington:

  • WENTWORTH MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 68, Location: 1880 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lexington: Lexington Battle Ground (A), Lexington Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lafayette Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lions Club Lake Number 10298 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Lexington Historical Museum (112 South 13th Street), Battle of Lexington (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1300 Wood Street), Lexington Tourism Bureau (1029 Franklin Street).

Hotels: Lexington Inn - Restaurant (1078 North Outter Road), Graystone Bed & Breakfast (324 South 25th Street), Lexington Inn - Lounge (1078 North Outter Road), Midway Hotel (Hwys 13 & 224).

Court: Lexington City - Animal Control- Municipal Court Judge (919 Franklin Street).

Birthplace of: Ike Skelton - Politician, James M. Sellers - Marine, Thomas B. Catron - Politician, Tim Van Zandt - Politician, Chris Banks (American football) - Football player, Lenvil Elliott - Football player.

Lafayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2010:

  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in college/university student housing
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2000:

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • B&L Bank: at 205 South 13th Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $155.2 mil, Deposits: $139.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Lexington Branch # 9 at 1211 Main Street, branch established on 1928/05/14. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lexington Branch at 1016 Main, branch established on 1884/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Lexington:

Marital status in Lexington, MO
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Lexington
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lexington, MO (based on Lafayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73345
Mainline Protestant4,72726
Other1,7336
Catholic1,3783
Black Protestant7616
None12,049-
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: 8
Lafayette County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Lafayette County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette County:

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lexington:

46.1%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lexington:

20.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lexington:

10.5%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lexington:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lexington:

36.5%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Lexington:

77.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lexington, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$25,514$34,0194$1,448
Health 8$20,657$30,9865$1,701
Streets and Highways 4$10,038$30,1141$500
Other Government Administration 4$12,498$37,4948$1,310
Sewerage 2$5,068$30,4080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,975$23,7002$350
Firefighters 0$0 7$1,428
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,111
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$75,750$32,46430$8,848

Lexington government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,889,000 ($634.25)
    General - Other: $420,000 ($92.21)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $726,000 ($159.39)
    Police Protection: $593,000 ($130.19)
    Water Utilities: $514,000 ($112.84)
    Sewerage: $438,000 ($96.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $367,000 ($80.57)
    Regular Highways: $364,000 ($79.91)
    Central Staff Services: $276,000 ($60.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $157,000 ($34.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($10.10)
    Health - Other: $37,000 ($8.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($70.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($12.95)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($7.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,080,000 ($237.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($16.68)

Lexington government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $660,000 ($144.90)
    Other: $533,000 ($117.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($43.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000 ($30.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($1.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($14.93)
    Sale of Property: $62,000 ($13.61)
    Rents: $26,000 ($5.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($3.95)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $975,000 ($214.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $234,000 ($51.37)
    Highways: $173,000 ($37.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $837,000 ($183.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $468,000 ($102.74)
    Property: $441,000 ($96.82)
    Other License: $63,000 ($13.83)

Lexington government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,263,000 ($2033.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,392,000 ($1403.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,088,000 ($677.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $218,000 ($47.86)

Lexington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,960,000 ($430.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000 ($82.55)

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  2.55% ($45,541 average AGI)
from Johnson County, MO  0.51% ($33,222)
from Saline County, MO  0.30% ($31,757)


6.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  2.42% ($43,406 average AGI)
to Johnson County, MO  0.72% ($32,438)
to Clay County, MO  0.34% ($54,619)
Businesses in Lexington, MO
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Nike1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEX (1570 AM; 0 kW; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)
  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
Lexington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lexington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 614ft / 187mTotal length
  • 63,808Total average daily traffic
  • 6,897Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lexington, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lexington, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, MO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lexington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1637R , Serial Number: AA1B0637, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy P Nichols, 995 S 24th St, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: EDGAR DANIEL VAUGHAN III VELOCITY STANDARD FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR XP-IO360B1AC2 (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 223DV , Serial Number: DMO 324, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy P Nichols, 995 S 24th St, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32255 , Serial Number: 28-7505041, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Clinton F Pickett, 69 Arrowhead Dr, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 123 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6017S , Serial Number: TJ-17, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/07/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Clinton F Pickett, 69 Arrowhead Dr, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6355C , Serial Number: 21063874, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 05/25/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Ltf LLC, Po Box 124, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 721KV , Serial Number: P76DCJ12A20207, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2016
    Registrant (Government): Lafayette County Sheriffs Office, 107 S 11th St, Lexington, MO 64067
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9681U , Serial Number: AA1C0096, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin F Dishman, 740 Highland Ave, Lexington, MO 64067

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 3
Fire incident types in Lexington, MO

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lexington, MO
Most common first names in Lexington, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.8 years
William8477.0 years
Mary7681.2 years
James6373.9 years
Charles5275.2 years
Robert3570.5 years
George3475.1 years
Helen3380.4 years
Anna3081.5 years
Frank2982.0 years
Most common last names in Lexington, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2972.8 years
Smith2280.8 years
Slusher2082.8 years
Williams1974.3 years
Martin1877.9 years
Howard1770.7 years
Taylor1777.7 years
Jackson1368.8 years
Brooks1375.8 years
Bell1375.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lexington, MO
  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lexington, MO
  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 14.1%No fuel used
  • 3.5%Other fuel


Lexington compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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