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Lexington, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

Lexington,TN index of house prices

Total population: 7,825 (Urban population: 5,799 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,385 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,716 (2,964 occupied: 1,745 owner occupied, 1,229 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

35%

Housing density: 322 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $242,106.

Median contract rent in 2016: $324 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $394)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $520


Median gross rent in Lexington, TN in 2016: $421

Housing units in Lexington with a mortgage: 1,078 (12 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 665

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,147

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,177

Median monthly housing costs: $646


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Lexington, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,191 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Lexington:

$121,191
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,828 - $177,484
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,918
  • In family households: 6,578 (1,061 male householders, 983 female householders)
    1,324 spouses, 2,315 children (2,063 natural, 16 adopted, 233 stepchildren), 291 grandchildren, 43 brothers or sisters, 68 parents, 184 other relatives, 318 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,034 (339 male householders (336 living alone)), 571 female householders (503 living alone)), 119 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 293

Size of family households: 915 2-persons, 480 3-persons, 325 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 841 1-person, 68 2-persons.

797 married couples with children.
927 single-parent households (470 men, 457 women).

94.7% of residents of Lexington speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 121 (1.5%)
(9.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1832 bedrooms
  • 1,0363 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 18no bedroom
  • 2031 bedroom
  • 5942 bedrooms
  • 3453 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lexington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 3391 vehicle
  • 7292 vehicles
  • 5623 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lexington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 247no vehicle
  • 6071 vehicle
  • 3292 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 904 rooms
  • 2885 rooms
  • 4456 rooms
  • 4277 rooms
  • 1848 rooms
  • 3139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 191 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2343 rooms
  • 3724 rooms
  • 2285 rooms
  • 2046 rooms
  • 1387 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lexington, TN household income distribution

  • Lexington, TN household income distribution
  • 441Less than $10,000
  • 161$10,000 to $14,999
  • 95$15,000 to $19,999
  • 140$20,000 to $24,999
  • 119$25,000 to $29,999
  • 133$30,000 to $34,999
  • 155$35,000 to $39,999
  • 96$40,000 to $44,999
  • 109$45,000 to $49,999
  • 333$50,000 to $59,999
  • 423$60,000 to $74,999
  • 347$75,000 to $99,999
  • 127$100,000 to $124,999
  • 66$125,000 to $149,999
  • 158$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lexington, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lexington, TN
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 136$50,000 to $59,999
  • 54$60,000 to $69,999
  • 95$70,000 to $79,999
  • 99$80,000 to $89,999
  • 222$90,000 to $99,999
  • 226$100,000 to $124,999
  • 213$125,000 to $149,999
  • 153$150,000 to $174,999
  • 96$175,000 to $199,999
  • 146$200,000 to $249,999
  • 39$250,000 to $299,999
  • 81$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lexington, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lexington, TN
  • 24$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 98$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 141$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 280$450 to $499
  • 107$500 to $549
  • 45$550 to $599
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 21$650 to $699
  • 162$800 to $899
  • 20$900 to $999
  • 83No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 722000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population
Lexington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 131
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 812
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 405
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 265
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 72
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 179
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 407
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 93
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 152
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 351
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 64
  • 90 or more minutes: 121
Lexington, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.6%
Number of people working at home: 206 (6.3% of all workers)

Lexington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,593 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 552 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 34 (1%)
  • Walked: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 206 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,513
 English: 312
 European: 226
 Italian: 173
 Irish: 129
 African: 118
 German: 83
 Welsh: 38
 British: 34
 Scottish: 18
 French (except Basque): 17
 Scotch-Irish: 12
 Danish: 6

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

  • 77%Guatemala
  • 26%Mexico
  • 7%Vietnam
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 6,436
  • Other state: 1,288
  • Northeast: 156
  • Midwest: 591
  • South: 480
  • West: 54

86% of Lexington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Tennessee.

Lexington:

85.9%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 73
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 131
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 783
  • Less than 1 year of college: 118
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 510
  • Associate degree: 111
  • Bachelor's degree: 267
  • Master's degree: 100
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 146
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 73
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 999
  • Less than 1 year of college: 115
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 373
  • Associate degree: 293
  • Bachelor's degree: 368
  • Master's degree: 114
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 21.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 73.1%Females
Lexington marital status for males
Lexington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,429
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 324
  • 3 or 4: 231
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 354
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,334

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lexington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lexington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.5%)
  • Electricity (16.0%)
  • Electricity (48.9%)
  • Utility gas (46.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

9.5%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)