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County population in 2012: 270,406 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 216,014 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 54,808
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,983
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 64,274
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,942 (it was 18,966 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 699 sq. mi.
Water area: 58.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 382 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lexington County, South Carolina:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 128,134  (40.0%)
Females: 134,257  (60.0%)

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Lexington County,SC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Lexington County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $52,256 ($44,659 in 1999)
This county:

$52256
South Carolina:

$42442

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $578 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $753)
This county:

$578
State:

$545


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $140,400 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Lexington County:

$140,400
South Carolina:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,200 - $216,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,005
Here:

$201,005
State:

$217,639

Townhouses or other attached units: $82,164
Here:

$82,164
State:

$164,785

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,712
Here:

$134,712
State:

$210,002

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,963
Here:

$285,963
State:

$191,373

Mobile homes: $57,574
Here:

$57,574
State:

$45,713

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,859
Here:

$85,859
State:

$45,615
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,146
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 2,007

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Lexington County, SC map from a distance

Health of residents in Lexington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
77.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
67.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
73.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
45.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $720 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $445 (0.4%)


Lexington County household income distribution in 2009 Lexington County home values distribution


Lexington County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.8%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.8%
Lexington County:

9.8%
South Carolina:

17.1%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Columbia, SC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lexington County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $781 a month.

Cities in this county include: Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Lexington, Red Bank, Batesburg-Leesville, Springdale, South Congaree, Pine Ridge.

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

2005 air pollution in Lexington County:

Lead: 0.00 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 42 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 128 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.lex-co.com/index2.html

Click to draw/clear Lexington County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lexington County: Camp Kinard (A), Coldstream Golf Club (B), Congaree Area Girl Scout Camp (C), Camp Barstow (D), Camp Clark (E), County Camp Number Three (F), Batesburg-Leesville Country Club (G), Hidden Valley Country Club (H), Three Rivers Behavioral Health Treatment Center (I), Saluda Hydroelectric Plant (J), Lexington County Fire Service Sharpes Hill (K), Lexington County Fire Service Samaria (L), Lexington County Fire Service Round Hill (M), Lexington County Fire Service Corley Mill (N), Lexington County Fire Service Cedar Grove (O), Lexington County Fire Service Amicks Ferry (P), Irmo Fire District Northlake (Q), Lexington County Fire Service Edmond (R), Lexington County Fire Service Sandy Run (S), Lexington County Fire Service Hollow Creek (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Burnside Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lexington County include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Pleasant Springs Church (B), Providence Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Saint Matthews Church (E), Saint Paul Church (F), Saint Peters Church (G), Shiloh Church (H), Pleasant Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eargle Cemetery (1), Fullmer Cemetery (2), Banks Cemetery (3), Barr Cemetery (4), Celestial Memorial Gardens (5), Sawyer Cemetery (6), Quattlebaum Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Craft Pond (A), Brooker Pond (B), Shealy Pond (C), Rast Pond (D), Redmond Pond (E), Hollow Pond (F), Moores Millpond (G), Georges Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chinquapin Creek (A), Yost Creek (B), Fourteenmile Creek (C), Wolf Pit Branch (D), Spring Branch (E), Tanker Branch (F), Smith Branch (G), Pond Branch (H), Second Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Aiken County , Calhoun County , Newberry County , Orangeburg County , Richland County , Saluda County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 10,063
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,283 (35% naturalized citizens)

Lexington County:

2.9%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.0%

Lexington County marital status for males
Lexington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lexington County with a mortgage: 34,944 (4,689 second mortgage, 5,047 home equity loan, 136 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,338

Here:

75.5% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.79%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 107,551
Total congregations: 212

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents47,683 (44.3%)17,348 (16.1%)16,318 (15.2%)6,561 (6.1%)4,912 (4.6%)
Congregations70 (33.0%)37 (17.5%)26 (12.3%)4 (1.9%)5 (2.4%)
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2,718 (2.5%)2,027 (1.9%)1,723 (1.6%)1,711 (1.6%)6,550 (6.1%)
Congregations6 (2.8%)4 (1.9%)5 (2.4%)10 (4.7%)45 (21.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Lexington County - Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Lexington

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lexington County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
This county:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Lexington County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lexington County:

15.8%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Lexington County:

Average size of farms: 95 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,133
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1178.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,625
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.42%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,134
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.49
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.48%
Corn for grain: 5190 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 934 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1505 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3281 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,681 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 529 acres

Tornado activity:

Lexington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 2.8 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 64 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/16/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 72.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Lexington County center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Lexington County (%):





Lexington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 90,834 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 12,671 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 268 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 78 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 108 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,365 (1%)
  • Other means: 788 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,037 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Lexington County, South Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Lexington County, South Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $54,335.

8.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
South Carolina average:

8.00%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.15%

5.24% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($24,204 average AGI)
3.06% relocated from other states ($17,063 average AGI)
Lexington County:

3.06%
South Carolina average:

4.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richland County, SC  3.08% ($41,622 average AGI)
from Aiken County, SC  0.21% ($37,033)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.16% ($32,140)
from Newberry County, SC  0.14% ($34,521)
from Charleston County, SC  0.13% ($38,640)
from Saluda County, SC  0.12% ($27,471)
from Greenville County, SC  0.11% ($42,443)


6.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
South Carolina average:

6.88%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%

4.57% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($23,993 average AGI)
2.35% relocated to other states ($14,016 average AGI)
Lexington County:

2.35%
South Carolina average:

3.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richland County, SC  2.74% ($35,506 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.19% ($41,805)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($31,317)
to Newberry County, SC  0.14% ($43,305)
to Greenville County, SC  0.14% ($46,534)
to Saluda County, SC  0.11% ($41,429)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.10% ($35,253)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Lexington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Lexington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lexington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 27,354 (22,830 aged, 4,524 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8406.580
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 135.030
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31458.47

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1328.250
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 776.120
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68.86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.75
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 54.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 35.9
  • Other - 18.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 79.4
  • Suffocation - 20.8
  • Poisoning - 15.8
  • Other - 6.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 260,071

Size of family households: 30,703 2-persons, 17,065 3-persons, 14,044 4-persons, 5,909 5-persons, 2,017 6-persons, 1,214 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 25,550 1-person, 4,869 2-persons, 785 3-persons, 440 4-persons, 87 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

94.7% of residents of Lexington County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,010,160,000 ($4372 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $121,173,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $526,319,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $149,755,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $845,000
Federal grants: $221,294,000
Federal procurement contracts: $63,263,000 ($44,788,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $48,683,000 ($8,394,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,236,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $116,339,000
Federal Government insurance: $137,819,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 16,237
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,393
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,060
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,746
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lexington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 44.20 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Lexington County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 435
  • 3 rooms: 1,772
  • 4 rooms: 5,321
  • 5 rooms: 14,296
  • 6 rooms: 16,108
  • 7 rooms: 12,661
  • 8 rooms: 7,662
  • 9+ rooms: 5,973
  • 1 room: 221
  • 2 rooms: 1,029
  • 3 rooms: 2,502
  • 4 rooms: 5,913
  • 5 rooms: 5,183
  • 6 rooms: 2,569
  • 7 rooms: 984
  • 8 rooms: 402
  • 9+ rooms: 163
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lexington County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 136
  • 1 bedroom: 1,148
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,419
  • 3 bedrooms: 39,461
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,979
  • no bedroom: 328
  • 1 bedroom: 3,006
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,979
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,665
  • 4 bedrooms: 904
  • 5+ bedrooms: 84
Cars and other vehicles available in Lexington County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,036
  • 1 vehicle: 15,998
  • 2 vehicles: 29,831
  • 3 vehicles: 12,338
  • 4 vehicles: 3,097
  • 5+ vehicles: 974
  • no vehicle: 2,398
  • 1 vehicle: 9,497
  • 2 vehicles: 5,447
  • 3 vehicles: 1,161
  • 4 vehicles: 368
  • 5+ vehicles: 95

56% of Lexington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in South Carolina.

Lexington County:

55.9%
State average:

56.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lexington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (60.7%)
  • Utility gas (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Electricity (72.9%)
  • Utility gas (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,340
Here:

5.2%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 620
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 982
Here:

12.1%
South Carolina:

20.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Lexington County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Lexington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Lexington County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Lexington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Lexington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lexington County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,704$140,5561,375$170,3035,497$168,441178$86,7088$3,943,250471$141,652215$65,623
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$135,404119$150,361435$160,46421$38,9520$024$128,16770$58,157
APPLICATIONS DENIED308$132,159302$123,2022,000$162,579152$63,2960$0125$125,280215$60,381
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN182$138,533171$176,7781,248$164,65746$70,4131$1,330,00063$130,55638$78,868
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS69$135,08758$175,586348$167,6556$50,6670$012$129,33313$56,231
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 42 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED252$203,317257$182,4716$146,6671$78,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED81$227,51967$172,8816$108,6671$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$203,69640$189,2253$213,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$249,92928$201,7501$103,0001$178,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$234,4445$160,0001$120,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Lexington County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,65170.1 years
John1,40372.3 years
William1,28371.7 years
Mary1,23377.2 years
Robert81170.2 years
George64573.8 years
Charles61169.1 years
Thomas50669.8 years
Annie48380.1 years
Willie45372.6 years
Most common last names in Lexington County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith77974.0 years
Williams55972.3 years
Taylor46275.3 years
Shealy44677.0 years
Johnson41571.9 years
Jones40171.8 years
Davis38470.6 years
Brown32170.5 years
Robinson26470.4 years
Hall24472.8 years
Businesses in Lexington County, SC
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Lane Furniture8
AT&T6Little Caesars Pizza8
Ace Hardware4Long John Silver's1
Applebee's2Lowe's4
Arby's4Marriott3
AutoZone7MasterBrand Cabinets23
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's16
Best Western1Microtel1
Blockbuster4New Balance6
Budget Car Rental1Nike5
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot1
Burger King14Panera Bread1
CVS10Papa John's Pizza4
Chick-Fil-A5Payless3
Church's Chicken2Penske4
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Clarion2Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut10
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Comfort Suites1Publix Super Markets3
Cracker Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves2Quality3
DHL4Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack4
Days Inn2Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry4Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza8Rite Aid7
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday3
Dunkin Donuts1Rue211
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill2
Extended Stay Deluxe1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx58SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3SONIC Drive-In6
GNC3Sears4
GameStop6Sleep Inn2
Goodwill4Sprint Nextel5
H&R Block10Starbucks5
Hardee's9Subway30
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile12
Holiday Inn6T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell6
Hyatt1Target2
IHOP2The Room Place1
Jimmy John's1Tire Kingdom2
Jones New York1True Value2
Just Tires2U-Haul24
KFC7UPS88
Kincaid1Urban Outfitters1
Kmart3Verizon Wireless1
Knights Inn1Waffle House15
Kohl's1Walgreens8
Kroger1Walmart6
La Quinta1Wendy's9
La-Z-Boy2Wingate1
Lane Bryant2YMCA4
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