Lexington, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 18,993 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 9,390  (49.4%)
Females: 9,603  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27295.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,526 (it was $26,226 in 2000)
Lexington:

$28,526
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,098 (it was $15,310 in 2000)

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,190 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Lexington:

$102,190
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $122,931; Detached houses: $128,670; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,836; In 2-unit structures: $106,819; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,190; Mobile homes: $42,197

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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  • White alone - 9,355 (49.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,486 (28.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,771 (14.6%)
  • Asian alone - 864 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 425 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 115 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.9%), United States (7.5%), Irish (6.6%), English (6.1%), Arab (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1828

Elevation: 809 feet

Land area: 17.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,078 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington,NC real estate house value index trend

Lexington, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1,937 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia).

This city:  10.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 179 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, North Carolina as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lexington to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,111 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,003 (1.0%)

Lexington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (18.1 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (30.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (401.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Welcome, NC (2.5 miles ), Tyro, NC (2.5 miles ), Southmont, NC (3.2 miles ), Thomasville, NC (3.4 miles ), Advance, NC (3.5 miles ), Spencer, NC (3.6 miles ), East Spencer, NC (3.7 miles ), Trinity, NC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $178,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 80.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,387 (+38.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,119 (49.6%)

Area code: 336

Lexington household income distribution Lexington home values distribution

Property values in Lexington, NC


Crime rates in Lexington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2160101010230
per 100,000 9.94.929.10.04.80.04.80.04.90.09.915.60.0
Rapes 11697111210942774
per 100,000 54.429.643.634.453.157.748.144.019.69.834.636.520.9
Robberies 47394653273237443540282025
per 100,000 232.5192.2223.0260.4130.4153.8177.8215.1171.8195.6138.2104.3130.9
Assaults 8680871051161041331187868514934
per 100,000 425.4394.2421.8515.9560.1499.7639.3577.0382.8332.5251.8255.6178.0
Burglaries 335394373457374321319409309235217234190
per 100,000 1657.01941.71808.52245.31805.91542.41533.31999.81516.61149.11071.31220.6994.8
Thefts 782759791838803821771617598508515476399
per 100,000 3868.03740.43835.24117.13877.43944.83705.83016.82935.02484.12542.62482.92089.1
Auto thefts 1101268165519461565244303320
per 100,000 544.1620.9392.7319.3246.3451.7293.2273.8255.2215.2148.1172.1104.7
Arson 13884647643563
per 100,000 64.339.438.819.729.019.233.629.319.614.724.731.315.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 505.9480.1528.1528.5479.4469.5483.0472.9377.8313.6311.5324.5240.6

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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: 74 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Lexington, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Lexington city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from Lexington center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from Lexington center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davidson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington topographic map

Birthplace of: Rick Link - Professional wrestler, Robert Sink - Soilder, Wednesday 13 - Musician, Jim Morris (baseball coach) - Baseball coach, Johnny Temple - Baseball player and coach, Mike Dillon (racing driver) - Stock car racing driver, John H. White (photojournalist) - Photojournalist, William L. Swing - Diplomat, Harvey Grubb - Baseball player, Levi Michael - Baseball player.

Main business address for: LSB BANCSHARES INC /NC/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Lexington:

  • HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY (524 SOUTH STATE STREET)
  • LEXINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 250 HOSPITAL DRIVE PO BOX 1817)

Dialysis Facilities in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (233 ANNA LEWIS DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Lexington:

  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (725 WEST CENTER STREET)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (1594 OLD US HWY. 52, PO BOX 559)
  • PIEDMONT HOME CARE (100 EAST 9TH AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Lexington:

  • ABBOTTS CREEK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (877 HILL EVERHART ROAD)
  • ALSTON BROOK (4748 OLD SALISBURY ROAD)
  • BRIAN CENTER NURSING CARE/LEXI (279 BRIAN CENTER DRIVE)
  • BRIAN CENTER OF NURSING CARE (RT 17 BOX 58A)
  • BUENA VISTA NURSING CENTER (EVERHART RD BOX 419)
  • CENTERCLAIR (185 YOUNTZ RD)
  • CENTERCLAIR INC (RT 20 BOX 711)
  • LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (17 CORNELIA DRIVE)

Airports located in Lexington:

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Amtrak stations near Lexington:

  • 15 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • Davidson County Community College (about 6 miles; Thomasville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,581)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 18 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 18 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • High Point University (about 19 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 19 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Wake Forest University (about 23 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)

Public high schools in Lexington:

Private high schools in Lexington:

  • SHEETS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 307 HOLT ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNION GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 2295 UNION GROVE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WALTER'S GROVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 2610 CID RD; Grades: 4 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

Private elementary/middle school in Lexington:

  • DAVIDSON ACADEMY (Students: 135; Location: 555 W CENTER ST EXT; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lexington

Library in Lexington:

  • DAVIDSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,230,111; Location: 602 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 288,154 books; 251 e-books; 19,559 audio materials; 13,827 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 1,618 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lexington: Bingham Tennis Court (A), Lexington Municipal Golf Course (B), State Prison Camp Number 602 (C), Davidson County Courthouse (D), Davidson County Developmental Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Davidson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lexington Shopping Center (2), Norlex Shopping Center (3), Piedmont Plaza Shopping Center (4), Woodbriar Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lexington: LSB BANCSHARES INC /NC/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lexington include: New Testament Baptist Church (A), Meadowview Presbyterian Church (B), Emmanuel Wesleyan Methodist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Fairmont Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rat Spring Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lexington include: Washington Park (1), Smith Street Park (2), J C Park (3), Holt-Moffitt Park (4), Raleigh Road Park (5), Radcliff Park (6), Northside Park (7), Fox Avenue Park (8), Finch Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Four Mile Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5948 Nc Highway 47) (1), Topper Bird Ranch (Recreation Areas; 529 Jm Penninger Road) (2), Bob Scott Amusements & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6241 Nc Highway 8) (3), Galaxy (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4389 South Nc Highway 150) (4), Lexington Tourism Authority (16 East Center Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Affordable Suites of America (882 Old Hargrave Road) (1), Country Hearth Inn (1525 Cotton Grove Road) (2), Budget Inn (Bus Loop I 85) (3), Comfort Suites Lexington (1620 Cotton Grove Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: North Carolina (state Of) - General Court Of Justice- Juvenile Court Counse (40 Vance Circle) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.91. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.397. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.397
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.4% for other race residents, 38.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2010:

  • 370 people in state prisons
  • 227 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 176 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2000:

  • 363 people in state prisons
  • 161 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Lexington, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Lexington compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with most branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • NewBridge Bank: Uptown Express Branch, South Lexington Branch, Lexington Main Branch, Tyro Branch. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Welcome Branch, Highway 8 Branch, Lexington Nc Main Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of North Carolina: Lexington Branch at 115 E Center St, branch established on 1997/06/09; Northern Davidson Cnty Branch at 6355 Old Us Hwy 52, branch established on 2006/06/12. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $2,453.6 mil, Deposits: $2,119.0 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Tyro 579 at 4394 Highway 150 South, branch established on 1977/10/19; Lexington Branch 578 at 2 North State Street, branch established on 1971/04/26. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • HomeTrust Bank: West Center Street Branch at 107 West Center Street, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,578.5 mil, Deposits: $1,249.7 mil, headquarters in Clyde, NC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Bank of the Carolinas: Lexington Branch at 119 West Center Street, branch established on 2004/08/30. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $485.8 mil, Deposits: $416.8 mil, headquarters in Mocksville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Carolinas Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lexington Main Branch at 100 South State Street, branch established on 1963/01/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Lexington Wal-Mart Branch at 160 Lowes Blvd., branch established on 2006/01/23. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Fidelity Bank: Lexington Branch at 114 West Second Avenue, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, North Carolina:

  • Comfort Suites Of Lexington, 1620 Cotton GRV Rd, Lexington, NC 27292 , Phone: (704) 352-2333, Fax: (336) 357-2359
  • Super 8 Motel, 1631 Cotton GRV Rd, Lexington, NC 27292 , Phone: (336) 357-6444
  • Holiday Inn Express, 101 PLZ Pkwy, Lexington, NC 27292 , Phone: (336) 243-2929
  • Quality Inn, 418 Piedmont Dr, Lexington, NC 27295 , Phone: (336) 249-0111, Fax: (336) 242-1467
  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites, 1525 Cotton Grove Rd, Lexington, NC 27292 , Phone: (336) 357-2100, Fax: (336) 357-3691
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 351 Vineyards Xing, Lexington, NC 27295 , Phone: (336) 236-2931, Fax: (336) 236-4931
  • Affordable Suites Lexington, 882 Old Hargrave Rd, Lexington, NC 27295 , Phone: (336) 956-1828
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, North Carolina

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:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lexington city (based on Davidson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.56%
Here: 43.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America The Wesleyan Church
Adherents33.0%31.6%11.4%3.8%3.4%
Congregations22.2%29.8%10.1%4.5%4.0%
NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.4%1.4%9.2%
Congregations1.0%2.5%3.5%2.5%19.7%
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: 28
Davidson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Davidson County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Davidson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 103
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davidson County:

30.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 27$93,030$41,3470$0
Other Government Administration 13$65,269$60,2482$2,296
Police Protection - Officers 65$220,364$40,6831$1,545
Police - Other 9$22,671$30,2285$3,089
Firefighters 44$133,185$36,3230$0
Fire - Other 3$13,884$55,5360$0
Streets and Highways 18$63,672$42,4480$0
Solid Waste Management 18$49,669$33,1130$0
Sewerage 30$99,444$39,7780$0
Parks and Recreation 7$24,354$41,7502$808
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$29,628$50,7910$0
Water Supply 10$31,961$38,3530$0
Electric Power 20$85,994$51,5960$0
Gas Supply 21$67,175$38,3860$0
Other and Unallocable 40$125,091$37,52724$22,277
Totals for Government 332$1,125,391$40,67734$30,015

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,275,000 ($67.13)
    Regular Highways: $853,000 ($44.91)
    General - Other: $379,000 ($19.95)
    Sewerage: $376,000 ($19.80)
    Gas Utilities: $334,000 ($17.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($14.37)
    Water Utilities: $161,000 ($8.48)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $40,722,000 ($2144.05)
    Gas Utilities: $22,262,000 ($1172.12)
    Police Protection: $4,579,000 ($241.09)
    Sewerage: $3,645,000 ($191.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,867,000 ($150.95)
    Central Staff Services: $2,365,000 ($124.52)
    Liquor Stores: $2,025,000 ($106.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,660,000 ($87.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,624,000 ($85.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,562,000 ($82.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,294,000 ($68.13)
    General - Other: $587,000 ($30.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $531,000 ($27.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $441,000 ($23.22)
    General Public Buildings: $200,000 ($10.53)
    Financial Administration: $169,000 ($8.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($1.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($10.32)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($9.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $214,000 ($11.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $225,000 ($11.85)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $265,000 ($13.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $213,000 ($11.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($8.42)
    Gas Utilities: $45,000 ($2.37)
    Electric Utilities: $37,000 ($1.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $23,000 ($1.21)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,736,000 ($828.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $374,000 ($19.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,656,000 ($245.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $708,000 ($37.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $653,000 ($34.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $91,000 ($4.79)
    All Other: $71,000 ($3.74)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($0.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $675,000 ($35.54)
    All Other: $363,000 ($19.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,454,000 ($181.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.79)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,013,000 ($53.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000 ($5.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($1.84)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $42,647,000 ($2245.41)
    Gas Utilities: $23,192,000 ($1221.08)
    Liquor Stores: $2,248,000 ($118.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,996,000 ($105.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,519,000 ($79.98)
    Highways: $688,000 ($36.22)
    All Other: $513,000 ($27.01)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Tax - Property: $7,123,000 ($375.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $283,000 ($14.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $197,000 ($10.37)
    NEC: $161,000 ($8.48)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $159,000 ($8.37)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,300,000 ($1174.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,450,000 ($1076.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,850,000 ($97.40)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $248,000 ($13.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,554,000 ($1240.14)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Guilford County, NC  0.99% ($33,624 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.92% ($38,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.55% ($32,218)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Davidson County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guilford County, NC  1.11% ($30,405 average AGI)
to Forsyth County, NC  0.90% ($30,168)
to Randolph County, NC  0.55% ($29,165)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • W216BI (91.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • W205BY (88.9 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

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: 33
Total length: 142 meters (466ft)
Total average daily traffic: 291,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 30,168

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 17
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lexington, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lexington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 227 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (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: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 283 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lexington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lexington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$89,064119$88,072328$100,11118$20,8584$355,403107$72,672
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$017$71,32153$87,2862$10,7950$09$71,868
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$81,11043$55,001134$86,17216$25,5141$409,85016$62,884
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,2209$87,04851$88,5302$28,7450$03$60,433
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$68,2302$87,91013$73,2380$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0612.00 , 0613.00, 0614.00, 0615.00, 0616.00, 0618.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$112,19532$96,1781$91,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$93,62011$90,5080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$50,0500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$99,5481$127,5700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$174,0801$48,1101$48,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0612.00 , 0613.00, 0614.00, 0615.00, 0616.00, 0618.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 111
  • Hazardous Condition: 111
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Lexington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lexington, NC
Most common first names in Lexington, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James48370.3 years
Mary41777.7 years
John38574.1 years
William37972.4 years
Robert30372.1 years
Charles19570.6 years
George16173.2 years
Annie13281.5 years
Thomas13171.5 years
Paul12473.5 years
Most common last names in Lexington, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leonard35976.4 years
Everhart31774.7 years
Smith26775.8 years
Hedrick21775.6 years
Beck19277.0 years
Miller14374.8 years
Sink14378.3 years
Myers13677.5 years
Davis12473.3 years
Shoaf11177.3 years
Businesses in Lexington, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Burger King2Nike2
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless3Rite Aid2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile2
FedEx6Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul6
GNC2UPS7
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block2Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's2
KFC2YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1
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