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Lexington
  • City in Kentucky

Lexington Residents

Lexington Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
321,354
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
15.8%
Non-Citizens
6.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 85 responses
  • Friendly
    47%
  • Calm
    14%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • They keep to their own self.
    11%
  • Charismatic
    4%
  • Family oriented
    4%
  • Progressive
    2%

Lexington Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    70%
  • African American
    14%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$61,526
National
$69,021
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    19%
  • $25-$44k
    18%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    27%
  • $150k+
    14%
Median Individual Income
$30,974
National
$34,429
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    27%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    24%
  • $65k+
    21%

Community

Poll
72%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 96 responses
Poll
47%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 94 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 85 responses
  • Close to campus but not on campus
    19%
  • Check out areas neighborhoods carefully
    12%
  • Be ready for Wildcat Mania
    11%
  • Meet people
    9%
  • Find a church
    7%
  • Get involved in the community
    6%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    2%

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