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Population in 2012: 7,791 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 

Males: 3,866  (49.6%)
Females: 3,925  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38388.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,014 (it was $29,725 in 2000)
Lexington:

$39,014
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,038

Lexington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,645 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Lexington:

$115,645
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,410; Detached houses: $132,530; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,745; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,880; Mobile homes: $36,237

Median gross rent in 2012: $577.

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  • White alone - 6,317 (82.5%)
  • Black alone - 830 (10.8%)
  • Two or more races - 276 (3.6%)
  • Hispanic - 168 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.1%), English (13.1%), Irish (11.9%), Subsaharan African (7.9%), German (5.9%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1824

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 675 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lexington:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

94 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Lexington, Tennessee as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lexington to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $762 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $664 (0.6%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 88.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,873 (+50.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,739 (57.1%)

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
Murders 1001000100
per 100,000 13.40.00.013.00.00.00.012.70.00.0
Rapes 0144882504
per 100,000 0.013.453.052.0103.0102.225.363.50.051.6
Robberies 71215124137456
per 100,000 93.8160.7198.7156.151.5166.088.550.864.877.4
Assaults 676466495464608272106
per 100,000 898.2857.1874.4637.6695.4817.5758.71041.1932.51366.9
Burglaries 11716910812111712279829769
per 100,000 1568.62263.31430.81574.51506.81558.3999.01041.11256.3889.7
Thefts 372368301380441343340336391341
per 100,000 4987.34928.43987.84944.75679.34381.14299.44266.15064.14397.2
Auto thefts 35453629343118171017
per 100,000 469.2602.7476.9377.4437.9396.0227.6215.8129.5219.2
Arson 2103331601
per 100,000 26.813.40.039.038.638.312.676.20.012.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.1) 540.8589.8534.6539.7562.4568.4426.6521.3471.4552.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Tennessee average:

2.54

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.2%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+1.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 174% 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 below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Lexington center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Lexington center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 8, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eddie Gilbert (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Doug Gilbert - Professional wrestler, Neil Wilson (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lexington:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lexington, TN

College/University in Lexington:

  • Elite College of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 459 N Main St; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 22 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,716)
  • Lane College (about 24 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Union University (about 27 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Bethel University (about 34 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 55 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Murray State University (about 69 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 70 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)

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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.0. This is about average.
City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

LEXINGTON WATER SYSTEMS (Population served: 22570, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1998), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2004)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 60.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.4% for other race residents, 34.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lexington, TN

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 compared to Tennessee state average:

Lexington, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.


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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 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:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • 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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.11%
Here49.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents59.8%13.4%11.7%4.4%2.6%
Congregations33.3%16.7%24.2%4.5%4.5%
NameDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.4%1.8%1.4%0.9%1.6%
Congregations4.5%1.5%1.5%1.5%7.6%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,456$34,6940$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$71,019$34,0890$0
Police - Other 5$12,428$29,8270$0
Firefighters 13$38,931$35,9360$0
Streets and Highways 11$27,491$29,9900$0
Solid Waste Management 8$16,631$24,9470$0
Sewerage 14$34,967$29,9720$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,074$24,2222$2,237
Water Supply 29$80,050$33,1240$0
Electric Power 49$185,859$45,5161$319
Gas Supply 22$80,165$43,7260$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 114$336,159$35,38528$13,499
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 23$40,262$21,0064$2,346
Other and Unallocable 1$3,326$39,9120$0
Totals for Government 323$949,818$35,28735$18,401

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $28,681,000 ($3681.30)
    Gas Utilities: $5,704,000 ($732.13)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,740,000 ($608.39)
    Water Utilities: $2,264,000 ($290.59)
    Police Protection: $1,189,000 ($152.61)
    Sewerage: $1,076,000 ($138.11)
    Regular Highways: $745,000 ($95.62)
    Fire Protection: $603,000 ($77.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $434,000 ($55.71)
    General - Other: $347,000 ($44.54)
    Central Staff Services: $283,000 ($36.32)
    Financial Administration: $259,000 ($33.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $244,000 ($31.32)
    Air Transportation: $165,000 ($21.18)
    Welfare - Other: $144,000 ($18.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $49,000 ($6.29)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($2.31)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($2.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.16)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $286,000 ($36.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $270,000 ($34.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $301,000 ($38.63)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($12.19)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000 ($6.55)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($6.03)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($2.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($1.54)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,761,000 ($1124.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $326,000 ($41.84)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $93,000 ($11.94)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,555,000 ($199.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($50.44)
    All Other: $55,000 ($7.06)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $55,000 ($7.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($2.70)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.93)
    General Support: $15,000 ($1.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $648,000 ($83.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $481,000 ($61.74)
    Rents: $29,000 ($3.72)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($2.95)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,076,000 ($3732.00)
    Gas Utilities: $6,402,000 ($821.72)
    Water Utilities: $2,377,000 ($305.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,522,000 ($452.06)
    General Support: $1,001,000 ($128.48)
    Highways: $204,000 ($26.18)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($7.70)
  • Tax - Property: $986,000 ($126.56)
    Public Utilities: $621,000 ($79.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $563,000 ($72.26)
    Total General Sales: $528,000 ($67.77)
    NEC: $28,000 ($3.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,869,000 ($1266.72)
    Gas Utilities: $4,766,000 ($611.73)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,678,000 ($985.50)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $698,000 ($89.59)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($58.27)
    Other NEC: $111,000 ($14.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,466,000 ($1214.99)
    Other, NEC: $6,879,000 ($882.94)
    Gas Utilities: $5,195,000 ($666.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $910,000 ($116.80)
    Water Utilities: $857,000 ($110.00)
    Gas Utilities: $269,000 ($34.53)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,808,000 ($360.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,306,000 ($1451.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,075,000 ($266.33)

6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Decatur County, TN  0.91% ($29,256 average AGI)
from Madison County, TN  0.86% ($31,074)
from Carroll County, TN  0.43% ($24,024)


5.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Madison County, TN  0.83% ($31,577 average AGI)
to Decatur County, TN  0.52% ($25,327)
to Carroll County, TN  0.50% ($19,979)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lexington, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 52
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 17
  • Fatalities: 55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 122
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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: 16
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $1,723,000
Total average daily traffic: 84,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,122
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 132,512

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 8
  • 2000-2009: 3
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
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
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  • Dan Goodwin (3)
  • Ben F. Holt (3)
  • Brian N. Cox (2)
  • John Mobley (2)
  • Kenneth Scott Jackson (2)
  • William C. Smith (1)
  • Eric Frey (1)
  • Carol L. Pillow (1)
  • M.o'Neal Morgan (1)
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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