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 Public Benefits Information
  8. Lexington Criminal Information
  9. Lexington Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Lexington Zip Codes


Lexington Legal Resources

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Lexington Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 28,825
  • Land Area (2000): 131.474 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.006 square kilometers

Lexington Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 16,373 2002 20,625 2005 20,812
2000 20,217 2003 20,354 2006 20,805
2001 20,292 2004 20,710 2007 20,452

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Houses (2000): 12,291

Lexington Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 23,741 82.21%
 Rural, Farm 148 0.51%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,991 17.28%

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Lexington Employment Information

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Lexington Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 1,038 15.29%
2. Construction 721 10.62%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 331 4.88%
4. Metal Manufactuing 322 4.74%
5. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 319 4.70%
6. Truck Transportation 281 4.14%
7. Public Administration 233 3.43%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 193 2.84%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 187 2.75%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 171 2.52%
11. Educational Services 156 2.30%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 148 2.18%
13. Repair and Maintenance 147 2.17%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 129 1.90%
15. Health Care 127 1.87%
16. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 116 1.71%
17. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 110 1.62%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 108 1.59%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 103 1.52%
20. Utilities 103 1.52%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 813 13.85%
2. Health Care 678 11.55%
3. Educational Services 663 11.30%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 419 7.14%
5. Social Assistance 242 4.12%
6. Finance and Insurance 225 3.83%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 162 2.76%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 161 2.74%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 151 2.57%
10. Department and Other General Stores 144 2.45%
11. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 144 2.45%
12. Metal Manufactuing 139 2.37%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 138 2.35%
14. Public Administration 133 2.27%
15. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 129 2.20%
16. Apparel Manufacturing 97 1.65%
17. Construction 92 1.57%
18. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 86 1.47%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 85 1.45%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 73 1.24%

Lexington Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 704 10.37%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 485 7.14%
3. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 381 5.61%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 348 5.13%
5. Assemblers and Fabricators 284 4.18%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 267 3.93%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 263 3.87%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 244 3.59%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 224 3.30%
10. Other Construction Trades 223 3.29%
11. Other Management Occupations 220 3.24%
12. Woodworkers 195 2.87%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 161 2.37%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 159 2.34%
15. Vehicle Mechanics 152 2.24%
16. Other Material Moving Workers 151 2.22%
17. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 146 2.15%
18. Carpenters 142 2.09%
19. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 134 1.97%
20. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 97 1.43%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 626 10.67%
2. Assemblers and Fabricators 292 4.98%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 291 4.96%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 286 4.87%
5. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 243 4.14%
6. Woodworkers 233 3.97%
7. Secretaries and Admins 201 3.43%
8. Registered Nurses 193 3.29%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 177 3.02%
10. Cashiers 173 2.95%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 169 2.88%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 163 2.78%
13. Other Management Occupations 154 2.62%
14. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 146 2.49%
15. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 144 2.45%
16. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 140 2.39%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 131 2.23%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 130 2.22%
19. Customer Service Representatives 125 2.13%
20. Waiters and Waitresses 120 2.04%

Lexington Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 12,808 56.35%
15-35 hours 1,807 7.95%
1-14 hours 414 1.82%
No regular hours 7,700 33.88%

Lexington Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 298 2.41%
5 AM-5:29 AM 300 2.43%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 462 3.74%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,421 11.51%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,287 18.53%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,747 14.15%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,968 15.94%
8 AM-8:29 AM 964 7.81%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 384 3.11%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 356 2.88%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 181 1.47%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 79 0.64%
Noon-3:59 PM 796 6.45%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,101 8.92%

Lexington Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 455 3.69%
5-9 2,030 16.45%
10-14 2,836 22.97%
15-19 2,210 17.90%
20-24 1,480 11.99%
25-29 768 6.22%
30-34 1,090 8.83%
35-39 216 1.75%
40-44 236 1.91%
45-59 625 5.06%
60-89 262 2.12%
At least 90 136 1.10%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 42 0.34% 9,737 78.88%
30-44 7 0.06% 1,535 12.44%
45-59 0 0.00% 625 5.06%
At least 60 0 0.00% 398 3.22%

Lexington Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 39 0.31%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 2,539 20.38%
 Car / truck / van, solo 9,402 75.46%
 Motorcycle 9 0.07%
 Other 87 0.70%
 Public transportation 49 0.39%
 Walked 219 1.76%
 Worked at home 115 0.92%

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Lexington Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,578 (27,812 people)
Families (2000): 7,736 (22,485 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,514
People at same address in 1995: 14,656

Lexington Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,724 14.89%
$10,000-$14,999 999 8.63%
$15,000-$19,999 1,150 9.93%
$20,000-$24,999 1,038 8.97%
$25,000-$29,999 929 8.02%
$30,000-$34,999 779 6.73%
$35,000-$39,999 755 6.52%
$40,000-$44,999 470 4.06%
$45,000-$49,999 541 4.67%
$50,000-$59,999 852 7.36%
$60,000-$74,999 908 7.84%
$75,000-$99,999 787 6.80%
$100,000-$124,999 270 2.33%
$125,000-$149,999 142 1.23%
$150,000-$199,999 99 0.86%
$200,000 or more 135 1.17%

Lexington Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,315 28.86%
 Family, 2 people 3,464 30.16%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 459 4.00%
 Family, 3 people 1,892 16.47%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 53 0.46%
 Family, 4 people 1,330 11.58%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 29 0.25%
 Family, 5 people 590 5.14%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 204 1.78%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 4 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 133 1.16%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 4 0.03%

Lexington Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,837 30.65%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,890 10.02%
Public Assistance 510 1.77%
Retirement 1,768 6.13%
Self Employment 880 3.05%
Social Security 3,391 11.76%
Supplemental Security 490 1.70%
Wage / Salary 8,591 29.80%
Other 1,473 5.11%

Lexington Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,416 64.48%
 With children under 18 1,882 35.52%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,145 10.27%
 Married 6,630 59.47%
 Never Married 2,993 26.85%
 Widowed 380 3.41%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,415 11.87%
 Married 6,381 53.53%
 Never Married 2,474 20.76%
 Widowed 1,650 13.84%

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Lexington Education Information

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Lexington Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,671 12.13%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 4,976 22.59%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,604 29.98%
 Some college, no degree 4,000 18.16%
 Associate degree 1,037 4.71%
 Bachelors degree 1,948 8.84%
 Graduate or professional degree 791 3.59%

Lexington Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 160 0.56% 172 0.60% 332 1.15%
Kindergarten 332 1.15% 11 0.04% 343 1.19%
Grades 1-4 1,641 5.69% 81 0.28% 1,722 5.97%
Grades 5-8 1,355 4.70% 63 0.22% 1,418 4.92%
Grades 9-12 1,382 4.79% 47 0.16% 1,429 4.96%
Undergrad college 528 1.83% 118 0.41% 646 2.24%
Graduate or professional school 56 0.19% 33 0.11% 89 0.31%
Total 5,454 18.92% 525 1.82% 5,979 20.74%

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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 23,080 82.36%
 Below Poverty Level 4,942 17.64%

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Lexington Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 524

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 7.146 0.550 0.122 2.932 10.749 0.855 21.193 50.754 5.802 78.605
2000 4.254 0.544 0.099 2.325 7.222 0.643 16.570 38.680 5.441 61.335
2001 3.942 0.296 0.049 1.922 6.209 0.394 19.417 37.404 6.209 63.424
2002 4.218 0.436 0.291 2.230 7.176 0.388 18.085 38.352 3.927 60.752
2003 5.159 0.344 0.000 2.604 8.107 0.197 22.453 41.171 3.193 66.817
2004 5.601 0.531 0.048 1.304 7.484 0.290 18.059 38.774 2.463 59.295
2005 4.997 0.577 0.000 1.538 7.111 0.192 15.424 39.448 4.517 59.389
2006 6.393 0.481 0.048 1.778 8.700 0.336 15.333 37.058 2.932 55.323
2007 5.770 0.440 0.000 2.151 8.361 0.293 19.998 30.168 2.738 52.904

Lexington Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 12 60
2005 11 64
2006 11 65
2007 14 55

Lexington Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,463
2000 1,386
2001 1,413
2002 1,401

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Lexington Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Lexington Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,940 13.67%
10-19 Years 3,634 12.61%
20-29 Years 3,910 13.56%
30-39 Years 4,241 14.71%
40-49 Years 3,979 13.80%
50-59 Years 3,335 11.57%
60-69 Years 2,464 8.55%
70-79 Years 2,097 7.27%
80-89 Years 1,046 3.63%
90+ Years 179 0.62%

Lexington Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,847 48.04%
 Female 14,978 51.96%

Lexington Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 19,073 66.17%
 African-American 6,226 21.60%
 Hispanic/Latino 2,304 7.99%
 Asian 657 2.28%
 Multiracial 407 1.41%
 Amerindian 86 0.30%
 Other Race 69 0.24%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.01%

Lexington Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,302 32.51%
2. German 2,848 21.52%
3. English 1,774 13.40%
4. Irish 1,336 10.10%
5. Dutch 484 3.66%
6. Scottish 456 3.45%
7. Scotch Irish 442 3.34%
8. European 229 1.73%
9. French Non-Basque 229 1.73%
10. Italian 210 1.59%

Lexington Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,902 89.00%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 2,086 7.77%
3. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 385 1.43%
4. Serbo Croatian 108 0.40%
5. Laotian 92 0.34%
6. French 73 0.27%
7. Vietnamese 50 0.19%
8. German 47 0.18%
9. Italian 31 0.12%
10. Tagalog 28 0.10%

Lexington Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 26,482 91.70%
 Naturalized immigrant 471 1.63%
 Not a citizen 1,927 6.67%

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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

27292 27294  
27293 27295