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Population in 2012: 10,213 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 

Males: 5,275  (51.7%)
Females: 4,938  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  29.4 years
Nebraska median age:  43.7 years

Zip codes: 68850.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,205 (it was $38,098 in 2000)
Lexington:

$42,205
Nebraska:

$50,296
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,262

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,051 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Lexington:

$86,051
Nebraska:

$127,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,365; Detached houses: $84,133; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,498; In 2-unit structures: $128,587; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,744; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $510,379; Mobile homes: $11,519

Median gross rent in 2011: $586.

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  • Hispanic - 6,305 (62.0%)
  • White alone - 3,124 (30.7%)
  • Black alone - 632 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.0%), Subsaharan African (5.2%), Irish (3.7%), English (3.0%), United States (2.3%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2390 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 3470 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 54.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

3,956 residents are foreign born (33.4% Latin America, 5.0% Africa).

This city:  38.9%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Nebraska as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lexington to the number of sex offenders is 311 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,709 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,624 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (160.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (575.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Overton, NE (3.3 miles ), Cozad, NE (3.7 miles ), Smithfield, NE (3.8 miles) , Elwood, NE (3.8 miles ), Eustis, NE (4.1 miles ), Sumner, NE (4.1 miles ), Eddyville, NE (4.2 miles) , Bertrand, NE (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $31,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 99.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,428 (-14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,704 (36.6%)

Area code: 308

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Crime rates in Lexington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000020200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.70.019.20.00.0
Rapes 70104512256867
per 100,000 69.80.098.339.449.4118.319.549.259.276.858.167.8
Robberies 223412343310
per 100,000 20.019.829.539.49.919.729.239.329.628.89.70.0
Assaults 151510141292515121889
per 100,000 149.7148.398.3137.8118.588.8243.6147.5118.4172.877.587.1
Burglaries 5247935611086475153689579
per 100,000 518.8464.7913.8551.21086.6848.1458.0501.4522.8652.9920.5764.8
Thefts 335327281334362313328331311221208219
per 100,000 3342.33232.82761.13287.73576.03086.83196.33254.03067.72121.92015.32120.2
Auto thefts 1922262719119231616138
per 100,000 189.6217.5255.5265.8187.7108.587.7226.1157.8153.6126.077.5
Arson 210311604121
per 100,000 20.09.90.029.59.99.958.50.039.59.619.49.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 290.2225.1316.4274.8314.7324.7251.5317.8263.9299.6230.6226.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Nebraska average:

1.95

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,192 (+46.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Food processing workers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the Lexington city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Lexington center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 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 Dawson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Larry Naviaux - Football player and coach, Monte Kiffin - Player of and football, Mick Tingelhoff - Player of football, Bill Barrett - Politician and Navy sailor, Cliff Lee (outfielder) - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Lexington:

  • TRI-COUNTY AREA HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, "P O BOX 980, 1201 NORTH ERIE ST")

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

  • COZAD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; COZAD, NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Lexington, NE

Airports located in Lexington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 35 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 73 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 134 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Northeast Community College (about 151 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 160 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 164 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Wayne State College (about 174 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)

Public high school in Lexington:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

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Library in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $374,781; Location: 907 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET; 33,128 books; 2,427 e-books; 1,132 audio materials; 1,555 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 93 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lexington: Plum Creek Memorial Wall (A), Gable View Inn Campground (B), Lexington (C), Dawson County Fairgrounds (D), DeBruce Grain Incorporated Elevator (E), Dawson County Courthouse (F), Dawson County Sheriffs Office (G), Lexington Volunteer Fire Department (H), Lexington Police Station (I), Lexington Public Library (J), Dawson County Historical Museum (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lexington include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), First Christian Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), Saint Anns Catholic Church (G), Evangelical Free Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lexington include: Pioneer Park (1), Oak Park (2), Arbor Park (3), Plum Creek Park (4), Memorial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heartland Military Museum (606 Heartland Road), Dawson County Historical Society (Museums; 805 Taft Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Lexington (2810 Plum Creek Parkway), Hollingsworth Motel (East Highway 30), Gable View Inn (Interstate 80 & South 28), Super 8 Lexington NE (104 East River Road), L R Ranch Motel (605 East Pacific Street), Holiday Inn (2605 Plum Creek Parkway), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Lexington (2605 Plum Creek Parkway), Comfort Inn (2810 Plum Creek Parkway), 1st Interstate Inn (2503 Plum Creek Parkway).

Courts: Dawson County - District Court Clerk (707 North Washington Street), Dawson County - Lexington- County Court (Courthouse).

 
Dawson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
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

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

LEXINGTON, CITY OF (Population served: 10011, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-1999)
RIVERSIDE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-21-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2002)

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

  • SUPER 8 MOTEL - LEXINGTON (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.4%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lexington, NE

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2010:

  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2000:

  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lexington compared to Nebraska state average:

Lexington, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: Lexington Main, Lexington South, Lexington West. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Pinnacle Bank: -Lexington Branch at 410 North Washington Street, branch established on 1916/09/26; Lexington Branch at 206 East 6th Street, branch established on 1991/02/13. Info updated 2010/12/10: Bank assets: $3,171.2 mil, Deposits: $2,710.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Homestead Bank: Lexington Branch at 202 East 7th Street, branch established on 1995/07/14. Info updated 2011/03/08: Bank assets: $231.0 mil, Deposits: $197.4 mil, headquarters in Cozad, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: C.S.b. Co.
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nebraska: Home Federal Savings And Loan Associ at 201 W 7th Street, branch established on 1954/01/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $54.5 mil, Deposits: $43.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Nebraska:

  • The Rosewood Inn, I-80 & Hwy 283, Lexington, NE 68850 , Phone: (308) 324-5601, Fax: (308) 324-4284
  • Super 8 Motel, RR 2 Box 149u, Lexington, NE 68850 , Phone: (308) 324-7434
  • Comfort Inn , 2810 Plum Creek Pkwy, Lexington, NE 68850 , Phone: (308) 324-3747, Fax: (308) 324-2590
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2605 Plum CRK Pkwy, Lexington, NE 68850 , Phone: (Inv) lid Input
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Lexington travel time to work - commute


Lexington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lexington (based on Dawson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.13%
Here89.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents47.3%13.2%11.4%5.3%5.1%
Congregations9.4%13.2%9.4%9.4%5.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%1.8%1.6%4.9%
Congregations7.5%9.4%7.5%1.9%26.4%
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: 6
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Dawson County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Dawson County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dawson County:

17.0%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$10,667$32,0010$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,902$59,6080$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$47,818$38,2540$0
Police - Other 2$4,784$28,7040$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$1,140
Streets and Highways 7$18,405$31,5510$0
Airports 1$2,694$32,3280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,170$26,0400$0
Sewerage 4$11,650$34,9500$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,890$27,5605$717
Water Supply 7$17,232$29,5410$0
Electric Power 11$32,831$35,8160$0
Local Libraries 5$10,722$25,7334$2,159
Other and Unallocable 8$21,440$32,1604$3,569
Totals for Government 71$202,205$34,17516$7,585

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,099,000 ($205.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,316,000 ($128.86)
    Sewerage: $820,000 ($80.29)
    Electric Utilities: $529,000 ($51.80)
    Water Utilities: $192,000 ($18.80)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,119,000 ($794.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,130,000 ($110.64)
    General - Other: $1,024,000 ($100.26)
    Police Protection: $639,000 ($62.57)
    Water Utilities: $571,000 ($55.91)
    Regular Highways: $570,000 ($55.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $514,000 ($50.33)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($50.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $436,000 ($42.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $426,000 ($41.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $423,000 ($41.42)
    Libraries: $394,000 ($38.58)
    Central Staff Services: $246,000 ($24.09)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($18.60)
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000 ($9.50)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($3.72)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($10.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $534,000 ($52.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,920,000 ($188.00)
    Central Staff Services: $376,000 ($36.82)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($28.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $181,000 ($17.72)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($7.34)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($5.68)
    General Public Building: $58,000 ($5.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($4.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($3.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,264,000 ($221.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($11.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,078,000 ($105.55)
    All Other: $562,000 ($55.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $398,000 ($38.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000 ($19.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,168,000 ($603.94)
    Interest Earnings: $106,000 ($10.38)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,008,000 ($784.10)
    Water Utilities: $830,000 ($81.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,733,000 ($267.60)
    Highways: $653,000 ($63.94)
    General Local Government Support: $64,000 ($6.27)
  • Tax - NEC: $3,392,000 ($332.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,823,000 ($178.50)
    Property: $626,000 ($61.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,789,000 ($1839.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,497,000 ($1713.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,292,000 ($126.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,146,000 ($405.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,150,000 ($112.60)

6.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Buffalo County, NE  0.44% ($25,684 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.35% ($13,333)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.30% ($23,769)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buffalo County, NE  0.91% ($27,177 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.72% ($28,127)
to Lincoln County, NE  0.56% ($28,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMI (1580 AM; 1 kW; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KAMI-FM (104.5 FM; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • K35AL (Channel 35; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NORTH PLATTE TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $3,025,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,535
Total average daily truck traffic: 717

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lexington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, NE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lexington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lexington)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Lexington


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

Most common first names in Lexington, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6377.3 years
John5178.4 years
Charles4975.9 years
James4375.4 years
Mary4080.5 years
George4079.0 years
Robert3869.7 years
Harold3479.0 years
Helen2984.2 years
Ruth2879.1 years
Most common last names in Lexington, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3078.6 years
Johnson2475.9 years
Brown2480.9 years
Fagot1979.3 years
Meyer1874.2 years
Anderson1880.6 years
Miller1880.1 years
Adams1669.7 years
Anthony1383.8 years
White1382.9 years
Businesses in Lexington, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Lexington on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • James Rhrodrick Key (2)
  • Lane Kugler (1)
  • Chase Kugler (1)
  • Douglas K. Gengenbach (1)
  • Kent Hofferber (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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