Lexington, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 18,775 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 9,128  (48.6%)
Females: 9,647  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27295.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,834 (it was $26,226 in 2000)
Lexington:

$29,834
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,129 (it was $15,310 in 2000)

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,766 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Lexington:

$106,766
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,522; detached houses: $207,609; townhouses or other attached units: $189,131; in 2-unit structures: $172,341; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,831; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,622; mobile homes: $61,905; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $12,879

Median gross rent in 2017: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lexington: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.0%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.3% for American Indian residents, 10.9% for other race residents, 59.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lexington, NC (2017)
    • 9,04546.8%White alone
    • 5,73929.7%Black alone
    • 3,17116.4%Hispanic
    • 6943.6%Two or more races
    • 6853.5%Asian alone
    • 570.3%American Indian alone
    • 280.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 196 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, North Carolina as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lexington is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in Lexington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
3
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(57.7)
10
(48.1)
9
(44.0)
4
(19.6)
2
(9.8)
7
(34.6)
7
(36.5)
4
(20.9)
5
(26.4)
3
(15.8)
5
(25.9)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(153.8)
37
(177.8)
44
(215.1)
35
(171.8)
40
(195.6)
28
(138.2)
20
(104.3)
25
(130.9)
33
(174.2)
33
(173.6)
21
(108.6)
26
(138.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
104
(499.7)
133
(639.3)
118
(577.0)
78
(382.8)
68
(332.5)
51
(251.8)
49
(255.6)
34
(178.0)
46
(242.9)
46
(242.0)
52
(268.9)
93
(495.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
321
(1,542)
319
(1,533)
409
(2,000)
309
(1,517)
235
(1,149)
217
(1,071)
234
(1,221)
190
(994.8)
214
(1,130)
216
(1,136)
203
(1,050)
113
(602.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
821
(3,945)
771
(3,706)
617
(3,017)
598
(2,935)
508
(2,484)
515
(2,543)
476
(2,483)
399
(2,089)
393
(2,075)
401
(2,110)
395
(2,042)
335
(1,786)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(451.7)
61
(293.2)
56
(273.8)
52
(255.2)
44
(215.2)
30
(148.1)
33
(172.1)
20
(104.7)
29
(153.1)
28
(147.3)
27
(139.6)
41
(218.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(19.2)
7
(33.6)
6
(29.3)
4
(19.6)
3
(14.7)
5
(24.7)
6
(31.3)
3
(15.7)
3
(15.8)
3
(15.8)
10
(51.7)
6
(32.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)494.1508.3497.7397.6330.0327.8341.5253.2306.9309.9273.4293.2

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City-data.com crime index in Lexington, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 65 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (11.2%), German (6.2%), Irish (2.8%), English (2.2%), Scottish (1.1%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1828

Elevation: 809 feet

Land area: 17.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,066 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington, North Carolina map

2,043 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America, 2.1% Asia).

This city:

10.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,282 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,071 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 80.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,693 (+40.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,196 (36.7%)

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Lexington, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lexington, NC in 2017

Property values in Lexington, NC

Lexington satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lexington, NC residents
Average permit cost in Lexington, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Lexington, NC
Historical housing units in Lexington, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in Lexington, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (17.6%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lexington, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Woodworkers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Woodworkers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Lexington, North Carolina

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Lexington, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 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.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

8.46

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 Lexington 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 the city 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 Lexington 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 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

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)

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)

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)

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:

  • UNION GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 431, Location: 2295 UNION GROVE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • SHEETS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 307 HOLT ST, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

Private elementary/middle school in Lexington:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
  • 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.

For population 15 years and over in Lexington:

Marital status in Lexington, NC
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lexington
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Religion statistics for Lexington, NC (based on Davidson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,855141
Mainline Protestant28,03393
Catholic2,4122
Black Protestant1,91310
Other5745
None98,219-
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: 28
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Davidson County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Davidson County:

14.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lexington:

42.3%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lexington:

21.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lexington:

12.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lexington:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lexington:

33.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lexington:

52.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lexington, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 59$194,585$39,57715$12,081
Police Protection - Officers 55$199,248$43,4725$3,749
Firefighters 50$165,994$39,8390$0
Financial Administration 27$120,687$53,6390$0
Electric Power 22$83,970$45,8020$0
Gas Supply 19$69,223$43,7200$0
Sewerage 16$66,158$49,6190$0
Streets and Highways 15$48,240$38,5920$0
Solid Waste Management 14$31,689$27,1620$0
Water Supply 11$42,253$46,0940$0
Parks and Recreation 11$41,578$45,35815$7,752
Police - Other 9$25,746$34,3280$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$38,646$57,9691$638
Other Government Administration 4$30,920$92,7600$0
Fire - Other 2$10,934$65,6040$0
Totals for Government 322$1,169,871$43,59836$24,220

Lexington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,219,000 ($64.93)
    Gas Utilities: $857,000 ($45.65)
    Electric Utilities: $804,000 ($42.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $686,000 ($36.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $320,000 ($17.04)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($3.99)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($1.70)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $47,467,000 ($2528.20)
    Gas Utilities: $6,647,000 ($354.03)
    Police Protection: $5,520,000 ($294.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,529,000 ($187.96)
    General - Other: $3,486,000 ($185.67)
    Sewerage: $3,262,000 ($173.74)
    Liquor Stores: $2,765,000 ($147.27)
    Water Utilities: $2,546,000 ($135.61)
    Central Staff Services: $2,490,000 ($132.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,281,000 ($121.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,541,000 ($82.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,450,000 ($77.23)
    Regular Highways: $1,074,000 ($57.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $854,000 ($45.49)
    Financial Administration: $568,000 ($30.25)
    General Public Buildings: $228,000 ($12.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($1.23)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($7.56)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($7.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $245,000 ($13.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $406,000 ($21.62)
    Other - Health - Other: $15,000 ($0.80)
    Other - General - Other: $11,000 ($0.59)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($1.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,135,000 ($60.45)
    Electric Utilities: $425,000 ($22.64)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($13.05)
    Police Protection: $202,000 ($10.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000 ($4.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($3.99)
    Gas Utilities: $72,000 ($3.83)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($3.52)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($3.14)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $606,000 ($32.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($0.69)

Lexington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,785,000 ($254.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,166,000 ($62.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $663,000 ($35.31)
    Other: $327,000 ($17.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $140,000 ($7.46)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($1.44)
    Other: $21,000 ($1.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($2.02)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $161,000 ($8.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000 ($8.15)
    Rents: $119,000 ($6.34)
    Sale of Property: $44,000 ($2.34)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $50,681,000 ($2699.39)
    Gas Utilities: $9,768,000 ($520.27)
    Water Utilities: $3,811,000 ($202.98)
    Liquor Stores: $3,274,000 ($174.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,670,000 ($142.21)
    Other: $1,253,000 ($66.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,208,000 ($64.34)
    Highways: $616,000 ($32.81)
  • Tax - Property: $9,095,000 ($484.42)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,647,000 ($194.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $437,000 ($23.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000 ($16.94)
    Other: $309,000 ($16.46)
    Other License: $12,000 ($0.64)

Lexington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,763,000 ($1105.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,683,000 ($835.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,527,000 ($400.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,447,000 ($130.33)

Lexington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $363,000 ($19.33)

5.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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 Guilford County, NC  1.30% ($40,082 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  1.21% ($46,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.67% ($32,577)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Forsyth County, NC  1.14% ($40,736 average AGI)
to Guilford County, NC  1.13% ($36,536)
to Randolph County, NC  0.58% ($38,398)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Lexington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 195Number of bridges
  • 1,552ft / 473mTotal length
  • 2,005,320Total average daily traffic
  • 272,828Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,409,440Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lexington, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 321970-1979
  • 421980-1989
  • 521990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 182010-2018
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: 298 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (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: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 324 (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: 64 (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$99,5552$87,8401$48,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$174,0500$00$0
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 in Lexington, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lexington, NC - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 111
  • Hazardous Condition: 111
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 9
Fire incident types in Lexington, NC

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

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

  • Comfort Suites Of Lexington, 1620 Cotton GRV Rd, Lexington, North Carolina 27292 , Phone: (704) 352-2333, Fax: (336) 357-2359
  • Quality Inn, 418 Piedmont Dr, Lexington, North Carolina 27295 , Phone: (336) 249-0111, Fax: (336) 242-1467
  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites, 1525 Cotton Grove Rd, Lexington, North Carolina 27292 , Phone: (336) 357-2100, Fax: (336) 357-3691
  • Holiday Inn Express At The Vineyard, 351 Vineyards Xing, Lexington, North Carolina 27295 , Phone: (336) 224-6730, Fax: (336) 224-6738
  • Affordable Suites Lexington, 882 Old Hargrave Rd, Lexington, North Carolina 27295 , Phone: (336) 956-1828
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, North Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lexington, NC
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lexington, NC
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Lexington compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Lexington on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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