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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: 3,327 (3,008 occupied: 1,783 owner occupied, 1,226 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

34%

Housing density: 288 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $179,057.

Median contract rent in 2015: $324 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $394)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $516


Median gross rent in Lexington, TN in 2015: $421

Housing units in Lexington with a mortgage: 861 (69 second mortgage, 99 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 898

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,399

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,928

Median monthly housing costs: $598


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Lexington, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $120,607 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Lexington:

$120,607
Tennessee:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,925 - $182,922
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,853
  • In family households: 5,653 (1,409 male householders, 545 female householders)
    1,403 spouses, 1,883 children (1,733 natural, 13 adopted, 137 stepchildren), 99 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 62 parents, 94 other relatives, 112 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,200 (337 male householders (258 living alone)), 697 female householders (665 living alone)), 166 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 331 (266 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 927 2-persons, 472 3-persons, 362 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 923 1-person, 82 2-persons, 29 3-persons.

1,076 married couples with children.
509 single-parent households (94 men, 415 women).

97.9% of residents of Lexington speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 88 (1.2%)
(46.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 3672 bedrooms
  • 1,2353 bedrooms
  • 3144 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 4442 bedrooms
  • 2673 bedrooms
  • 04 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:

  • 121no vehicle
  • 6701 vehicle
  • 8142 vehicles
  • 3093 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

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

  • 222no vehicle
  • 5891 vehicle
  • 1432 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 874 rooms
  • 5515 rooms
  • 5536 rooms
  • 3857 rooms
  • 1928 rooms
  • 1719+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lexington, Tennessee:

  • 151 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 2093 rooms
  • 3724 rooms
  • 2745 rooms
  • 846 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 486Less than $10,000
  • 230$10,000 to $14,999
  • 286$15,000 to $19,999
  • 301$20,000 to $24,999
  • 201$25,000 to $29,999
  • 162$30,000 to $34,999
  • 213$35,000 to $39,999
  • 131$40,000 to $44,999
  • 152$45,000 to $49,999
  • 218$50,000 to $59,999
  • 244$60,000 to $74,999
  • 233$75,000 to $99,999
  • 42$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lexington, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lexington, TN
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$40,000 to $49,999
  • 86$50,000 to $59,999
  • 54$60,000 to $69,999
  • 166$70,000 to $79,999
  • 127$80,000 to $89,999
  • 149$90,000 to $99,999
  • 256$100,000 to $124,999
  • 160$125,000 to $149,999
  • 190$150,000 to $174,999
  • 112$175,000 to $199,999
  • 147$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$250,000 to $299,999
  • 70$300,000 to $399,999
  • 41$400,000 to $499,999
  • 24$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lexington, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lexington, TN
  • 35Less than $100
  • 30$100 to $149
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 102$200 to $249
  • 57$250 to $299
  • 173$300 to $349
  • 61$350 to $399
  • 53$400 to $449
  • 296$450 to $499
  • 140$500 to $549
  • 16$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 18$800 to $899
  • 19$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 73No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 211995 to March 2000
  • 101990 to 1994
  • 121985 to 1989
  • 121980 to 1984
  • 61975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 191965 to 1969
  • 8Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Lexington population
Lexington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 182
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 905
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 708
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 424
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 179
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 44
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 181
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 106
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 62
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 269
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 14
  • 90 or more minutes: 45
Lexington, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.3%
Number of people working at home: 40 (1.3% of all workers)

Lexington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,731 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 340 (11%)
  • Walked: 22 (1%)
  • Other means: 26 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 40 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1,386
 Other groups: 1,262
 Irish: 533
 English: 509
 German: 157
 Scotch-Irish: 106
 Scottish: 69
 European: 48
 Dutch: 39
 Polish: 38
 French (except Basque): 32
 Italian: 26
 Welsh: 26
 Subsaharan African:: 24
 African: 24
 Norwegian: 22
 British: 10
 French Canadian: 8
 Scandinavian: 7

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

  • 41%Mexico
  • 26%Germany
  • 9%Poland
  • 9%Canada
  • 8%Honduras
  • 7%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 5,663
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 699
  • South: 586
  • West: 127

46% of Lexington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Tennessee.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 44
  • 7th and 8th grade: 143
  • 9th grade: 74
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 136
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 39
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 724
  • Less than 1 year of college: 140
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 303
  • Associate degree: 140
  • Bachelor's degree: 169
  • Master's degree: 84
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 77
  • 7th and 8th grade: 293
  • 9th grade: 100
  • 10th grade: 135
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 63
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 998
  • Less than 1 year of college: 190
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 332
  • Associate degree: 101
  • Bachelor's degree: 238
  • Master's degree: 87
  • Professional school degree: 27
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.1%Males
  • 11.6%Females
Lexington marital status for males
Lexington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,244
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 237
  • 3 or 4: 247
  • 5 to 9: 48
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 404

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,909

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lexington:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

3.3%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

14.6%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

29.0%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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)