Lexington, Illinois Population 2021

2,352
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Lexington is a city located in McLean County Illinois. Lexington has a 2020 population of 2,352. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,396 in 2010. Lexington reached it's highest population of 2,432 in 2013.

The average household income in Lexington is $91,955 with a poverty rate of 4.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $155,700. The median age in Lexington is 41 years, 42.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • White: 97.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lexington, Illinois is 2,352 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,373.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,396.

Lexington, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,39097.91%
Black or African American321.31%
Two or More Races190.78%
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Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid $2021

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Lexington Median Age

41


Total

42.2


Male

40.6


Female

Lexington Adults

There are 1,830 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female

1,264

51.78%

Male

1,177

48.22%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All79.7%20.3%
Female69.1%30.9%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Male59.3%40.7%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9392.679.7
Married5683.2991.9
Non Family2891.1259.5
Female552.9869.1
Male273.0759.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Lexington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.13%
9th to 12th Grade382.39%
High School Graduate51032.06%
Some College28117.66%
Associates Degree885.53%
Bachelors Degree43627.40%
Graduate Degree22013.83%
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Lexington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5261,470630
Black323226
2+ Races1919
Hispanic1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 81.25%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,541$52,188$42,879
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$49,167$51,842$
Some College$37,292$43,917$35,234
Bachelors Degree$54,821$64,038$52,619
Graduate Degree$52,108$51,625$62,727

$50,541

Average Earnings

$52,188

Average Male

$42,879

Average Female

Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington Language by Age

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Lexington Language

97.97% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

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4.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.66%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is White, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is White, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.58%.

Lexington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.29%
High School7.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Some College3.79%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.00%
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed1.61%
Male Employed0.00%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,398$91,955
Families$103,214$102,167
Married Families$106,364-
Non Families$37,944$68,464
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Income by Household Type

Lexington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington Married by Age and Sex

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Lexington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lexington Marital Status by Race

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Lexington Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War17
Korea12
World War II

Lexington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5440
75+36
55 to 6431
65 to 7430
18 to 34

Lexington Veterans by Age

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Lexington Veterans by Race

Lexington Veterans by Education

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9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington Employment by Age

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Lexington Employment by Race

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Lexington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.11%

Born in Lexington

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 86.11% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Lexington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,352-7-0.30%
20202,359-7-0.30%
20192,366-7-0.29%
20182,373-15-0.63%
20172,388-6-0.25%
20162,394-3-0.13%
20152,397-12-0.50%
20142,409-23-0.95%
20132,432200.83%
20122,41290.37%
20112,40370.29%
20102,3960.00%

Lexington Population by Year