Lexington

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  2. Lexington Statistics
  3. Lexington Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Lexington Employment Information
  5. Lexington Family Information
  6. Lexington Education Information
  7. Lexington Business Information
  8. Lexington Public Benefits Information
  9. Lexington Criminal Information
  10. Lexington Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Lexington Zip Codes


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Lexington Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 30,355
  • Land Area (2000): 42.473 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.366 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): LEXINGTON

Lexington Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 29,729 2002 30,731 2005 30,335
2000 30,416 2003 30,690 2006 30,448
2001 30,499 2004 30,550 2007 30,220

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Houses (2000): 11,333
Lexington Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 18,722
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,059,002,000 / $264,889,000

Lexington Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 15,706 15,201 505 3.21% 32
1991 15,456 14,711 745 4.82% 48
1992 15,306 14,579 728 4.75% 48
1993 15,325 14,718 607 3.96% 40
1994 15,477 14,935 541 3.50% 35
1995 15,652 15,217 435 2.78% 28
1996 15,876 15,526 350 2.20% 22
1997 16,237 15,914 323 1.99% 20
1998 16,394 16,132 263 1.60% 16
1999 16,535 16,248 287 1.73% 18
2000 15,409 15,129 280 1.82% 18
2001 15,568 15,117 451 2.89% 29
2002 15,507 14,856 651 4.20% 42
2003 15,313 14,629 684 4.46% 45
2004 15,149 14,579 569 3.76% 38
2005 15,130 14,621 509 3.36% 34
2006 15,088 14,582 506 3.35% 34
2007 15,204 14,742 462 3.04% 30
2008 15,261 14,761 500 3.28% 33
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 15,187 14,723 464 3.06% 31
Feb 2008 15,131 14,692 439 2.90% 29
Mar 2008 15,155 14,749 406 2.68% 27
Apr 2008 15,144 14,778 366 2.42% 24
May 2008 15,116 14,601 515 3.41% 34
Jun 2008 15,470 14,826 644 4.16% 42
Jul 2008 15,503 14,951 552 3.56% 36
Aug 2008 15,437 14,909 528 3.42% 34
Sep 2008 15,210 14,624 586 3.85% 39
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Lexington Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,855 24.13%
2. Educational Services 865 11.25%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 602 7.83%
4. Finance and Insurance 518 6.74%
5. Health Care 487 6.34%
6. Construction 387 5.03%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 208 2.71%
8. Public Administration 182 2.37%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 180 2.34%
10. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 171 2.22%
11. Info Services and Data Processing 168 2.19%
12. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 141 1.83%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 130 1.69%
14. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 128 1.67%
15. Accommodation and Food Services 119 1.55%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 115 1.50%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 95 1.24%
18. Personal and Laundry Services 83 1.08%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 82 1.07%
20. Chemical Manufacturing 80 1.04%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,638 23.57%
2. Health Care 1,162 16.72%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,067 15.35%
4. Social Assistance 344 4.95%
5. Finance and Insurance 261 3.76%
6. Public Administration 199 2.86%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 190 2.73%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 178 2.56%
9. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 173 2.49%
10. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 161 2.32%
11. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 126 1.81%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 122 1.76%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 111 1.60%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 105 1.51%
15. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 101 1.45%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 99 1.42%
17. Construction 96 1.38%
18. Info Services and Data Processing 93 1.34%
19. Other Direct Selling Estab 65 0.94%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 60 0.86%

Lexington Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 841 10.94%
2. Other Management Occupations 622 8.09%
3. Top Executives 592 7.70%
4. Engineers 518 6.74%
5. Postsecondary Teachers 389 5.06%
6. Business Operations Specialists 361 4.70%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 313 4.07%
8. Life and Physical Scientists 260 3.38%
9. Physicians and Surgeons 234 3.04%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 206 2.68%
11. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 178 2.32%
12. Lawyers 172 2.24%
13. Operations Managers Non Finance 146 1.90%
14. Other Financial Specialists 143 1.86%
15. Accountants and Auditors 138 1.80%
16. Other Production Occupations 125 1.63%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 125 1.63%
18. Social Scientists and Related 117 1.52%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 111 1.44%
20. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 102 1.33%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 503 7.24%
2. Other Management Occupations 427 6.14%
3. Computer Specialists 337 4.85%
4. Business Operations Specialists 320 4.60%
5. Postsecondary Teachers 318 4.58%
6. Secretaries and Admins 316 4.55%
7. Other Office and Admin Support 311 4.47%
8. Registered Nurses 246 3.54%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 233 3.35%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 205 2.95%
11. Media and Communications Workers 200 2.88%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 187 2.69%
13. Social Scientists and Related 183 2.63%
14. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 182 2.62%
15. Accountants and Auditors 181 2.60%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 179 2.58%
17. Life and Physical Scientists 161 2.32%
18. Physicians and Surgeons 136 1.96%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 130 1.87%
20. Child Care Workers 130 1.87%

Lexington Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 12,016 51.73%
15-35 hours 3,295 14.18%
1-14 hours 977 4.21%
No regular hours 6,941 29.88%

Lexington Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 143 1.06%
5 AM-5:29 AM 40 0.30%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 211 1.56%
6 AM-6:29 AM 564 4.17%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 875 6.48%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,049 15.17%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,575 19.06%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,933 21.71%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,703 12.61%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,187 8.79%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 380 2.81%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 143 1.06%
Noon-3:59 PM 392 2.90%
4 PM-11:59 PM 314 2.32%

Lexington Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 169 1.25%
5-9 1,106 8.19%
10-14 1,770 13.10%
15-19 1,590 11.77%
20-24 1,955 14.47%
25-29 903 6.68%
30-34 2,259 16.72%
35-39 809 5.99%
40-44 779 5.77%
45-59 1,346 9.96%
60-89 643 4.76%
At least 90 180 1.33%

Lexington Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 126 0.93% 7,367 54.53%
30-44 143 1.06% 3,704 27.42%
45-59 380 2.81% 966 7.15%
At least 60 286 2.12% 537 3.98%

Lexington Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 44 0.30%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 877 6.06%
 Car / truck / van, solo 11,375 78.55%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 35 0.24%
 Public transportation 935 6.46%
 Walked 243 1.68%
 Worked at home 973 6.72%

Lexington Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,119 (29,571 people)
Families (2000): 8,474 (26,217 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,071
People at same address in 1995: 18,991

Lexington Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 382 3.44%
$10,000-$14,999 213 1.92%
$15,000-$19,999 207 1.86%
$20,000-$24,999 322 2.90%
$25,000-$29,999 382 3.44%
$30,000-$34,999 258 2.32%
$35,000-$39,999 328 2.95%
$40,000-$44,999 314 2.82%
$45,000-$49,999 213 1.92%
$50,000-$59,999 677 6.09%
$60,000-$74,999 973 8.75%
$75,000-$99,999 1,459 13.12%
$100,000-$124,999 1,330 11.96%
$125,000-$149,999 1,007 9.06%
$150,000-$199,999 1,439 12.94%
$200,000 or more 1,615 14.52%

Lexington Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,312 20.81%
 Family, 2 people 3,408 30.68%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 296 2.66%
 Family, 3 people 1,911 17.20%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 43 0.39%
 Family, 4 people 2,047 18.42%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 22 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 800 7.20%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 201 1.81%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 62 0.56%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.02%

Lexington Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,090 26.02%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,915 22.66%
Public Assistance 85 0.24%
Retirement 2,302 6.59%
Self Employment 2,264 6.48%
Social Security 3,373 9.66%
Supplemental Security 245 0.70%
Wage / Salary 8,681 24.85%
Other 980 2.81%

Lexington Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,618 48.64%
 With children under 18 3,820 51.36%

Lexington Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 438 4.03%
 Married 7,735 71.21%
 Never Married 2,259 20.80%
 Widowed 431 3.97%

Lexington Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 899 7.01%
 Married 7,786 60.70%
 Never Married 2,431 18.95%
 Widowed 1,711 13.34%

Lexington Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Education Information

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Lexington Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 294 1.31%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 728 3.26%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,939 13.14%
 Some college, no degree 2,451 10.96%
 Associate degree 981 4.39%
 Bachelors degree 5,959 26.65%
 Graduate or professional degree 9,011 40.29%

Lexington Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 172 0.57% 610 2.01% 782 2.58%
Kindergarten 357 1.18% 77 0.25% 434 1.43%
Grades 1-4 2,011 6.62% 144 0.47% 2,155 7.10%
Grades 5-8 1,711 5.64% 201 0.66% 1,912 6.30%
Grades 9-12 1,538 5.07% 153 0.50% 1,691 5.57%
Undergrad college 332 1.09% 272 0.90% 604 1.99%
Graduate or professional school 106 0.35% 398 1.31% 504 1.66%
Total 6,227 20.51% 1,855 6.11% 8,082 26.62%

Lexington Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,006
Lexington Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Public Benefits Information

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Lexington Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 28,735 96.61%
 Below Poverty Level 1,007 3.39%

Lexington Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Criminal Information

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Lexington Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.740 0.000 0.000 0.067 0.807 0.202 1.345 8.577 0.168 10.293
2000 0.921 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.921 0.066 0.855 8.219 0.197 9.337
2001 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.033 0.033 0.197 1.180 8.754 0.230 10.361
2002 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.065 0.065 0.065 0.716 8.330 0.098 9.209
2003 0.391 0.000 0.000 0.065 0.456 0.163 0.749 5.637 0.130 6.517
2004 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.131 0.131 0.098 1.113 8.052 0.098 9.264
2005 0.264 0.099 0.000 0.033 0.396 0.132 1.648 6.923 0.494 9.065
2006 0.493 0.033 0.000 0.000 0.525 0.033 1.708 6.109 0.230 8.047
2007 0.430 0.066 0.000 0.033 0.529 0.033 2.151 8.670 0.199 11.019

Lexington Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 11 44
2005 13 42
2006 14 47
2007 14 47

Lexington Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 330
2000 312

Lexington Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Lexington Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,158 13.70%
10-19 Years 4,264 14.05%
20-29 Years 1,336 4.40%
30-39 Years 3,484 11.48%
40-49 Years 5,558 18.31%
50-59 Years 4,307 14.19%
60-69 Years 2,825 9.31%
70-79 Years 2,613 8.61%
80-89 Years 1,402 4.62%
90+ Years 408 1.34%

Lexington Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 14,265 46.99%
 Female 16,090 53.01%

Lexington Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 25,822 85.07%
 Asian 3,306 10.89%
 Hispanic/Latino 428 1.41%
 Multiracial 380 1.25%
 African-American 337 1.11%
 Other Race 61 0.20%
 Amerindian 20 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.00%

Lexington Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 5,457 18.22%
2. English 4,466 14.91%
3. Italian 3,518 11.75%
4. German 2,759 9.21%
5. Russian 1,481 4.95%
6. Polish 1,338 4.47%
7. United States Or American 1,239 4.14%
8. French Non-Basque 1,167 3.90%
9. Scottish 1,061 3.54%
10. Swedish 748 2.50%

Lexington Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,275 81.40%
2. Chinese 1,260 4.41%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 446 1.56%
4. Korean 403 1.41%
5. French 387 1.35%
6. Italian 317 1.11%
7. Greek 238 0.83%
8. Hebrew 217 0.76%
9. Japanese 216 0.76%
10. Hindi 199 0.70%

Lexington Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 25,354 83.52%
 Naturalized immigrant 2,704 8.91%
 Not a citizen 2,297 7.57%

Lexington Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Lexington Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lexington Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02420 02421