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Lexington Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
318,734
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
Poverty Rate
17.7%
Non-Citizens
6.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 80 responses
  • Friendly
    45%
  • Calm
    14%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • They keep to their own self.
    11%
  • Charismatic
    4%
  • Family oriented
    4%
  • Progressive
    3%

Lexington Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    71%
  • African American
    14%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • 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
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%

Income

Median Household Income
$54,918
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    22%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    25%
  • $150k+
    11%
Median Individual Income
$28,192
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    30%
  • $15-$34k
    29%
  • $35-$64k
    23%
  • $65k+
    19%

Community

Poll
71%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.91 responses
Poll
49%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.89 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 80 responses
  • Close to campus but not on campus
    20%
  • Check out areas neighborhoods carefully
    13%
  • Be ready for Wildcat Mania
    9%
  • Find a church
    8%
  • Meet people
    8%
  • Get involved in the community
    6%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    3%
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