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Lexington city, Virginia

U.S. County
Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2016). American Community Survey (ACS) 5‑year estimates.

Demographics

7,036 Population
2.5 Square Miles
2,817.49 People Per Square Mile

Age

Median Age
21.5 years
Population By Age
Under 18 Years
8.33%
18 to 34
61.03%
35 to 64
16.44%
65 and Over
14.2%
Population By Age (Detailed)

Sex, Race & Ethnicity

Sex
Male
56.55%
Female
43.45%
Race & Ethnicity
*Hispanic includes respondents of any race. Other categories are non-Hispanic

Foreign Born and Place of Birth

Nativity
Foreign
3.94%
Native
96.06%
Place of Birth for Foreign Born Population
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Year of Entry for Foreign Born Population
2010 or Later
32.49%
2000 to 2009
27.44%
1990 to 1999
26.71%
Before 1990
13.36%
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population

Education

Education Attainment

Less Than High School
14.96%
High School Grad or Higher
85.04%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
44.89%
School Dropout Rate
In School
100%
Dropped Out
0%
*Universe Civilian Population 16 to 19 Years
Education Attainment for Population 25 and Over
*Universe: Population 25 Years and Over

Language

Population 5 Years and Over Who Speak Only English at Home
94.59%
Languages Other Than English Spoken At Home
*Universe: Population 5 Years and Over

Economics

Income

Per Capita Income
$15,745
Median Household Income
$34,464
Gini Index
0.52
Unemployment Rate
Employed
96.07%
Unemployed
3.93%
*Universe: Civilian Population In Labor Force 16+
Household Income
*Universe: Households

Poverty

Persons Below Poverty Level
18.4%
Population Under 18
Poverty
9.77%
Non-poverty
90.23%
Population 65 and Over
Poverty
8.42%
Non-poverty
91.58%

Transportation to Work

Average Commute to Work
18 minutes
Means of Transportation to Work
*Universe: Workers 16 Years and Over

Health Insurance

No Health Insurance Coverage
7.38%
With Health Insurance Coverage
92.62%
Public vs Private Health Coverage
*Universe: Noninstitutionalized Population

Households

Households

Average Household Size
1.91
Number of Households
1,856
Population by Household Type
*Universe: Population in Households

Marital Status

Single
79.89%
Married
20.12%
Marital Status Male
Never Married
80.85%
Now Married
17.21%
Widowed
0.43%
Divorced
1.51%
*Universe: Male Population 15 and Over
Marital Status Female
Never Married
53.07%
Now Married
24.29%
Widowed
11.61%
Divorced
11.03%
*Universe: Female Population 15 and Over

Fertility

Women 15-50 Who Had a Birth During Past Year
0.59%
Women Who Had a Birth During Past Year by Age
*Universe: Women 15-50 Years

Housing

Units & Occupancy

Number of Housing Units
2,138
Occupancy Status
Occupied
86.81%
Vacant
13.19%
*Universe: Housing Units
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied
56.14%
Renter Occupied
43.86%
*Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
For Rent
24.11%
For Sale
0%
Other
75.89%
*Universe: Vacant housing units

Housing Unit Structure

Median Year Structure Built
1955
Types of Structures
Single Unit
63.61%
Multi Unit
36.4%
Mobile Home
0%
Boat, RV, Van, etc.
0%
*Universe: Housing Units
Mortgage Status
With Mortgage
70.06%
Without Mortgage
29.94%
*Universe: Owner Occupied Housing Units
Year Householder Moved Into Unit
*Universe: Population in Occupied Housing Units

House Value

Median Value
$230,500
Median Gross Rent
$765
Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units
*Universe: Owner-occupied Housing Units

Geographical Mobility

Moved Since Previous Year
22.6%
Residence 1 Year Ago
*Universe: Population 1 Year and Over

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