East Lexington, Virginia Population 2024

2,109

East Lexington is a city located in Botetourt County, Rockbridge County, and Lexington city Virginia. East Lexington has a 2024 population of 2,109. East Lexington is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 7.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,959 in 2020.

The average household income in East Lexington is $75,406 with a poverty rate of 13.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Lexington is 39.6 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

East Lexington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Lexington was:

  • White: 79.5%
  • Black or African American: 15.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.13%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
920.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.66% (150)
The current population of East Lexington, Virginia is 2,109 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,959.

East Lexington, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,61779.5%
Black or African American32015.73%
Two or more races844.13%
Asian130.64%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Lexington Population by Race

East Lexington Population Pyramid 2024

East Lexington Median Age

39.6

Total

39.1

Male

39.9

Female

East Lexington Adults

There are 1,564 adults, (259 of whom are seniors) in East Lexington.

East Lexington Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

East Lexington Sex Ratio

Female88943.71%
Male1,14556.29%

East Lexington Population by Age

East Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6313.0651.548.5
Married3053.11000
Female2323.010100
Non Family823.139.890.2
Male122.671000

3.03

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Lexington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1168.83%
Associates Degree765.79%
Bachelors Degree1249.44%
Graduate Degree16512.57%
High School Graduate45434.58%
Less Than 9th Grade322.44%
Some College34626.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Lexington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1441,012233
Black13812235
2+ Races181814
Asian13137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 77.78%.

East Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,887$83,047$75,605
Graduate Degree$98,456$104,773$97,721
High School Graduate$27,841$28,289$26,505
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,108$45,445$42,768
Some College$45,931$46,277$33,750

$45,108

Average Earnings

$45,445

Average Male

$42,768

Average Female

East Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Lexington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Lexington Language

97.03% of East Lexington residents speak only English, while 2.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

East Lexington Language

East Lexington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,52122214.6%
Hispanic2727100%
Black294165.44%

13.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.35%

Male Poverty Rate

1.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Lexington is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Lexington is Black, with 5.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.35%.

East Lexington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.12%
High School3.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%
Some College1.46%

East Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.26%
Female Unemployed0%

East Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Lexington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,411$83,031
Households$75,470$75,406
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$24,359

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Lexington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Lexington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Lexington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Lexington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Lexington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War23
Vietnam20
Korea0
World War II0

East Lexington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5443
18 to 3416
55 to 647
75+7
65 to 746

East Lexington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White362.59%
Black3625.17%
Asian753.85%

East Lexington Veterans by Race

East Lexington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Lexington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

East Lexington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Lexington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Lexington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.46%

Born in East Lexington

97.1%

Native Born

2.9%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.1% of East Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 58.46% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

East Lexington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,109381.83%
20232,071371.82%
20222,0341417.45%
20211,893-66-3.37%
20201,95927616.4%
20191,68376783.73%
2018916-323-26.07%
20171,2391099.65%
20161,130-41-3.5%
20151,171-34-2.82%
20141,205-41-3.29%
20131,24615614.31%
20121,090-158-12.66%
20111,248-215-14.7%
20101,46300%

East Lexington Population by Year