Lexington, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 7,857 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 3,847  (49.0%)
Females: 4,010  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38388.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,308 (it was $29,725 in 2000)
Lexington:

$39,308
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,358 (it was $18,368 in 2000)

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,033 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Lexington:

$119,033
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Lexington, TN (2010)

    Lexington races chart
    • 6,03878.9%White alone
    • 1,09114.3%Black alone
    • 2503.3%Hispanic
    • 2132.8%Two or more races
    • 360.5%Asian alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lexington: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (24.1%), English (12.1%), Irish (10.0%), Subsaharan African (6.0%), German (3.3%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1824

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 681 people per square mile   (low).

Lexington,TN real estate house value index trend

Lexington, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

116 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Tennessee as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lexington to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $781 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $728 (0.6%)

Lexington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (24.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (96.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Luray, TN (2.7 miles ), Chesterfield, TN (2.7 miles ), Wildersville, TN (2.8 miles ), Parkers Crossroads, TN (2.9 miles ), Darden, TN (3.0 miles ), Scotts Hill, TN (3.6 miles ), Clarksburg, TN (3.8 miles ), East Chester, TN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 73 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 88.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,807 (+48.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,470 (47.6%)

Area code: 731

Lexington household income distribution Lexington home values distribution

Crime rates in Lexington by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10010001000
per 100,000 13.40.00.013.00.00.00.012.70.00.00.0
Rapes 01448825044
per 100,000 0.013.453.052.0103.0102.225.363.50.051.651.0
Robberies 712151241374565
per 100,000 93.8160.7198.7156.151.5166.088.550.864.877.463.7
Assaults 67646649546460827210679
per 100,000 898.2857.1874.4637.6695.4817.5758.71,041.1932.51,366.91,007.1
Burglaries 1171691081211171227982976981
per 100,000 1,568.62,263.31,430.81,574.51,506.81,558.3999.01,041.11,256.3889.71,032.6
Thefts 372368301380441343340336391341308
per 100,000 4,987.34,928.43,987.84,944.75,679.34,381.14,299.44,266.15,064.14,397.23,926.6
Auto thefts 3545362934311817101718
per 100,000 469.2602.7476.9377.4437.9396.0227.6215.8129.5219.2229.5
Arson 21033316010
per 100,000 26.813.40.039.038.638.312.676.20.012.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.5) 541.4590.4535.1540.2562.9568.9427.0521.8471.9552.6473.9

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.1%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lexington, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Lexington city center killed 11 people and injured 86 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from Lexington center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Lexington center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lexington topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Gilbert (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Doug Gilbert - Professional wrestler, Neil Wilson (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lexington:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 200 W CHURCH ST)
  • METHODIST HOMECARE SVCS OF LEXINGTON (200 WEST CHURCH STREET)
  • DCI BEECH LAKE (870 W CHURCH STREET)
  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS (317 WEST CHURCH STREET)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE LEXINGTON (14 MONROE STREET 2ND FLOOR SUITE C)
  • BRIARWOOD COMMUNITY LIVING CTR (41 HOSPITAL DRIVE, PO BOX 1067)
  • BRIARWOOD MANOR (41 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • LEXINGTON MANOR (727 EAST CHURCH STREET)

College/University in Lexington:

  • Elite College of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 52; Location: 459 N Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.elitecollegeofcosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 22 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 27 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Bethel University (about 35 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 63 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Murray State University (about 67 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 70 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)

Public high school in Lexington:

Private high school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 175 NATCHEZ TRACE DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lexington:

Private elementary/middle school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 24; Location: 49 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Lexington, map of school districts: LEXINGTON CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT, HENDERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN LEXINGTON

Library in Lexington:

  • EVERETT HORN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,083; Location: 702 WEST CHURCH STREET; 30,546 books; 1,789 audio materials; 2,223 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE LEXINGTON HOSP (200 W CHURCH ST) is Henderson County Community Hospital, 200 West Church St., Lexington, TN 38351

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Notable locations in Lexington: Lexington Landfill (A), Henderson County Courthouse (B), Lexington Fire Department Station 2 (C), Lexington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Henderson County Rescue Squad (E), Lexington City Hall (F), Everett Horn Library (G), Henderson County Fire Department Station 7 (H), Henderson County EMS (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Beechlake Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lexington include: Stringtown Church (A), Broad Street Church of Christ (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Keys Chapel United Methodist Church (D), Lewis Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Beech River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Carrington Pond (A), Beech Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brazil Branch (A), Wolf Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lexington: Amis City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Beech River Heritage Museum (26 South Broad Street) (1), Gore Amusement CO (Arcades & Amusements; 82 Hatchett Road) (2), Eastgate Lanes (Arcades & Amusements; 759 East Church Street) (3), Confederate Bushwacking (Tours & Charters; 20650 Highway 22 North) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge (732 West Church Street) (1), Days Inn of Lexington (41 West Church Street) (2), Econo Lodge Lexington (732 West Church Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Henderson County - General Sessions Court Clerk- Circuit Court Clerk (Courthouse) (1), Court Square Antiques (14 Monroe) (2), Henderson County - Juvenile Court (17 Monroe Avenue) (3), Henderson County - Juvenile Court Clerk (Courthouse) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Henderson 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

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

LEXINGTON WATER SYSTEMS (Population served: 23,380, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2008), St BCA signed (AUG-11-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2008), St BCA signed (AUG-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.9% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
76 people in federal detention centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Lexington in 2000:

  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in other group homes

Lexington, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Lexington compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Lexington (2011 data):

  • First Bank: at 30 South Main Street, West End Branch, 53 East Church Street Branch, Lexington Branch, Henderson County Branch. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $2,074.4 mil, Deposits: $1,734.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Beech Lake Branch at 605 West Church Street, branch established on 2009/07/01; Lexington Branch at 26 East Church Street, branch established on 1907/08/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank: Community Bank at 19 Natchez Trace Drive, branch established on 1961/08/04; West Church Street Branch at 435 West Church Street, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $107.7 mil, Deposits: $89.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community National Corporation
  • Community South Bank: Lexington Branch at 386 West Church Street, branch established on 2007/07/17. Info updated 2007/01/18: Bank assets: $569.9 mil, Deposits: $534.2 mil, headquarters in Parsons, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Clayton Bank and Trust: Lexington Branch at 679 West Church Street, branch established on 1997/04/22. Info updated 2011/11/16: Bank assets: $628.8 mil, Deposits: $500.3 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Clayton Bancorp, Inc
  • First State Bank: at 347 West Church Street, branch established on 1997/12/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • Econo Lodge, 732 W Church St, Lexington, TN 38351 , Phone: (731) 968-0171, Fax: (731) 968-9174
  • Days Inn, 41 W Church St, Lexington, TN 38351 , Phone: (901) 908-1997
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lexington, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Tennessee average:

12.1

Lexington travel time to work - commute Lexington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,26349
Mainline Protestant1,47512
Black Protestant1482
Catholic1401
Other81
None14,735-
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: 5
Henderson County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Henderson County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Henderson County:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

29.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

13.5%
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 4$15,039$45,1170$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$8,672
Police Protection - Officers 24$84,178$42,0890$0
Police - Other 6$22,909$45,8180$0
Firefighters 13$44,348$40,9370$0
Streets and Highways 12$40,508$40,5080$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,343$31,4451$549
Sewerage 10$32,780$39,3360$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,866$26,5982$3,034
Water Supply 28$96,724$41,4530$0
Electric Power 48$223,510$55,8780$0
Gas Supply 20$66,468$39,8810$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 95$357,545$45,1643$5,826
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 41$66,122$19,35310$8,551
Other and Unallocable 1$4,278$51,3360$0
Totals for Government 313$1,081,618$41,46824$26,632

Lexington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $28,681,000 ($3650.38)
    Gas Utilities: $5,704,000 ($725.98)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,740,000 ($603.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,264,000 ($288.15)
    Police Protection: $1,189,000 ($151.33)
    Sewerage: $1,076,000 ($136.95)
    Regular Highways: $745,000 ($94.82)
    Fire Protection: $603,000 ($76.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $434,000 ($55.24)
    General - Other: $347,000 ($44.16)
    Central Staff Services: $283,000 ($36.02)
    Financial Administration: $259,000 ($32.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $244,000 ($31.06)
    Air Transportation: $165,000 ($21.00)
    Welfare - Other: $144,000 ($18.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $49,000 ($6.24)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($2.29)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($2.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.15)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $286,000 ($36.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $270,000 ($34.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $301,000 ($38.31)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($12.09)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000 ($6.49)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($5.98)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($2.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($1.53)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,761,000 ($1115.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $326,000 ($41.49)

Lexington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $93,000 ($11.84)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,555,000 ($197.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($50.02)
    All Other: $55,000 ($7.00)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $55,000 ($7.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($2.67)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.91)
    General Support: $15,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $648,000 ($82.47)
    General Revenue, NEC: $481,000 ($61.22)
    Rents: $29,000 ($3.69)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($2.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,076,000 ($3700.65)
    Gas Utilities: $6,402,000 ($814.81)
    Water Utilities: $2,377,000 ($302.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,522,000 ($448.26)
    General Support: $1,001,000 ($127.40)
    Highways: $204,000 ($25.96)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($7.64)
  • Tax - Property: $986,000 ($125.49)
    Public Utilities: $621,000 ($79.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $563,000 ($71.66)
    Total General Sales: $528,000 ($67.20)
    NEC: $28,000 ($3.56)

Lexington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,869,000 ($1256.08)
    Gas Utilities: $4,766,000 ($606.59)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,678,000 ($977.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $698,000 ($88.84)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($57.78)
    Other NEC: $111,000 ($14.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,466,000 ($1204.79)
    Other, NEC: $6,879,000 ($875.53)
    Gas Utilities: $5,195,000 ($661.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $910,000 ($115.82)
    Water Utilities: $857,000 ($109.07)
    Gas Utilities: $269,000 ($34.24)

Lexington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,808,000 ($357.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,306,000 ($1438.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,075,000 ($264.10)

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

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 Madison County, TN  0.79% ($28,368 average AGI)
from Decatur County, TN  0.58% ($27,589)
from Carroll County, TN  0.42% ($28,875)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, TN  0.87% ($26,301 average AGI)
to Decatur County, TN  0.71% ($23,074)
to Carroll County, TN  0.31% ($22,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WDXL (1490 AM; 1 kW; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: LEXINGTON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKJQ (1550 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARSONS, TN; Owner: CLENNEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:

  • WZLT (99.3 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: LEXINGTON BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • WBFG (96.5 FM; PARKER'S CROSSROADS, TN; Owner: CROSSROADS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WLVS-FM (106.5 FM; CLIFTON, TN; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WKJQ-FM (97.3 FM; PARSONS, TN; Owner: CLENNEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVHR (100.9 FM; HUNTINGDON, TN; Owner: MILAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Lexington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lexington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $3,866,000Total costs
  • 124,550Total average daily traffic
  • 9,454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 197,664Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lexington, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lexington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lexington, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lexington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lexington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 65
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Lexington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lexington, TN
Most common first names in Lexington, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18572.0 years
William13972.5 years
Mary12876.1 years
John11876.2 years
Robert7470.1 years
Willie6177.3 years
Thomas4970.3 years
Joe4974.5 years
Ruby4382.1 years
Charles4369.1 years
Most common last names in Lexington, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9275.0 years
Wood8371.2 years
Williams7976.7 years
Scott7673.4 years
Jones6677.8 years
Maness6570.6 years
Smith6174.9 years
Blankenship5676.1 years
Lewis5477.8 years
Woods5473.0 years
Businesses in Lexington, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS2
Goodwill1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
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