Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Population 2018

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky's estimated population is 321,959 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 2nd largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1135.12 people/mi² (438.27 people/km²), with a household density of 189.02 people/km² (489.56 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.1 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 138,858 households in the city, with an average size of 2.36 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8.9%, with a median rent of $793/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $170,800.

The median income for households in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is $50,661, while the mean household income is $73,145. The per capita income is $30,502, and 12.3% of families and 18.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 23.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017321,9592,9070.91%
2016319,0523,9971.27%
2015315,0554,1691.34%
2014310,8862,2950.74%
2013308,5913,2881.08%
2012305,3033,9351.31%
2011301,3684,6661.57%
2010296,70236,19013.89%
2000260,51235,14615.60%
1990225,36621,20110.38%
1980204,16596,02888.80%
1970108,13745,32772.17%
196062,8107,27613.10%
195055,5346,23012.64%
194049,3043,5687.80%
193045,7364,20210.12%
192041,5346,43518.33%
191035,0998,73033.11%
190026,3694,80222.27%
189021,5674,91129.48%
188016,6561,85512.53%
187014,8015,48058.79%
18609,3211,16214.24%
18508,1591,16216.61%
18406,99797116.11%
18306,02674714.15%
18205,27995322.03%
18104,3262,526140.33%
18001,8001,000125.00%
17908000.00%

Lexington Population in 2018Source: By Madgeek1450 at English Wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White236,242
Black or African American45,319
Asian10,891
Two or More Races9,389
Some Other Race8,537
American Indian and Alaska Native1,022
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander129

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lexington Population Pyramid 2018

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Lexington Median Age

34.1


Total

33.2


Male

35.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 253,704 adults in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

48.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
19,784
Houses With Mortgage
47,946
Vacancy Rate
8.9
Median Rent
793
Median Home Value
170,800
Renter-Occupied Units
58,709
Owner-Occupied Units
67,730
Total Housing Units
138,858

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lexington for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.3% and the labor force participation rate is 67.8%.

Lexington Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.36
Average Family Size
2.97
Total Households
126439
Married Couple Households
51173
Male Householder (no wife) Families
5471
Female Householder (no husband) Families
16111
Non Family Households
53684
Total Families
72755
Households With Own Children
33256
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Lexington Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
10,679
$10,000 to $14,999
7,669
$15,000 to $24,999
13,724
$25,000 to $34,999
13,544
$35,000 to $49,999
16,909
$50,000 to $74,999
21,930
$75,000 to $99,999
14,402
$100,000 to $149,999
15,448
$150,000 to $199,999
5,685
Over $200,000
6,449

Lexington Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Lexington

Kentucky

$50,661

$44,811

$73,145

$61,757

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Lexington Education Data

Lexington Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
8,6024.28%
9th to 12th Grade
11,7035.83%
High School Graduate
41,35920.59%
Some College
40,29520.06%
Associates Degree
15,6897.81%
Bachelors Degree
47,37223.58%
Graduate Degree
35,88617.86%