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Lexington city, Virginia

U.S. County
Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2019). American Community Survey (ACS) 5‑year estimates.

Demographics

7,241 Population
2.5 Square Miles
2,897.28 People Per Square Mile

Age

Median Age
22.3 years
Population By Age
Under 18 Years
8.96%
18 to 34
54.77%
35 to 64
20.69%
65 and Over
15.58%
Population By Age (Detailed)

Sex, Race & Ethnicity

Sex
Male
56.79%
Female
43.21%
Race & Ethnicity
*Hispanic includes respondents of any race. Other categories are non-Hispanic

Foreign Born and Place of Birth

Nativity
Foreign
4.65%
Native
95.35%
Place of Birth for Foreign Born Population
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Year of Entry for Foreign Born Population
2010 or Later
38.87%
2000 to 2009
21.66%
1990 to 1999
21.66%
Before 1990
17.8%
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population

Education

Education Attainment

Less Than High School
8.56%
High School Grad or Higher
91.44%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
46.71%
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
93.84%
Languages Other Than English Spoken At Home
*Universe: Population 5 Years and Over

Economics

Income

Per Capita Income
$19,047
Median Household Income
$42,632
Gini Index
0.5
Unemployment Rate
Employed
97.41%
Unemployed
2.59%
*Universe: Civilian Population In Labor Force 16+
Household Income
*Universe: Households

Poverty

Persons Below Poverty Level
27.35%
Population Under 18
Poverty
20.93%
Non-poverty
79.07%
Population 65 and Over
Poverty
10.74%
Non-poverty
89.26%

Transportation to Work

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

Health Insurance

No Health Insurance Coverage
4.86%
With Health Insurance Coverage
95.14%
Public vs Private Health Coverage
*Universe: Noninstitutionalized Population

Households

Households

Average Household Size
2.02
Number of Households
2,158
Population by Household Type
*Universe: Population in Households

Marital Status

Single
78.19%
Married
21.81%
Marital Status Male
Never Married
76.24%
Now Married
17.95%
Widowed
1.78%
Divorced
4.02%
*Universe: Male Population 15 and Over
Marital Status Female
Never Married
49.45%
Now Married
27.31%
Widowed
8.6%
Divorced
14.64%
*Universe: Female Population 15 and Over

Fertility

Women 15-50 Who Had a Birth During Past Year
0.77%
Women Who Had a Birth During Past Year by Age
*Universe: Women 15-50 Years

Housing

Units & Occupancy

Number of Housing Units
2,447
Occupancy Status
Occupied
88.19%
Vacant
11.81%
*Universe: Housing Units
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied
52.41%
Renter Occupied
47.59%
*Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
For Rent
22.15%
For Sale
0%
Other
77.85%
*Universe: Vacant housing units

Housing Unit Structure

Median Year Structure Built
1960
Types of Structures
Single Unit
69.39%
Multi Unit
29.72%
Mobile Home
0.9%
Boat, RV, Van, etc.
0%
*Universe: Housing Units
Mortgage Status
With Mortgage
60.65%
Without Mortgage
39.35%
*Universe: Owner Occupied Housing Units
Year Householder Moved Into Unit
*Universe: Population in Occupied Housing Units

House Value

Median Value
$235,700
Median Gross Rent
$788
Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units
*Universe: Owner-occupied Housing Units

Geographical Mobility

Moved Since Previous Year
20.2%
Residence 1 Year Ago
*Universe: Population 1 Year and Over

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