Lexington, Massachusetts Population 2020

33,480

Lexington is a city located in Massachusetts. Lexington has a 2020 population of 33,480. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,394 in 2010. Lexington reached it's highest population of 33,480 in 2018.

The average household income in Lexington is $218,719 with a poverty rate of 3.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,240 per month, and the median house value is $849,400. The median age in Lexington is 45.3 years, 44.7 years for males, and 46 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • White: 65.38%
  • Asian: 29.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lexington, Massachusetts is 33,480, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,480.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,394.

Lexington, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,88965.38%
Asian9,79529.26%
Two or More Races1,0993.28%
Black or African American3371.01%
Some Other Race2880.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.22%

Lexington Population Pyramid 2020

Lexington Median Age

45.3


Total

44.7


Male

46


Female

Lexington Adults

There are 24,595 adults, (6,444 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

84.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female

17,228

51.46%

Male

16,252

48.54%

Lexington Households and Families

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lexington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All82.1%17.9%
Female74.5%25.5%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family57.8%42.2%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7572.8182.1
Married8,3923.2890
Non Family2,4211.157.8
Female7012.9774.5
Male2433.0370.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lexington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1370.60%
9th to 12th Grade2511.09%
High School Graduate1,6257.07%
Some College1,2695.52%
Associates Degree7893.43%
Bachelors Degree6,44928.06%
Graduate Degree12,46654.23%

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,75815,50512,630
Asian6,2006,0995,467
Hispanic400400336
Multiple Races345345316
Black299265204
Other Race909079
Native American595924

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$100,730$129,719$73,175
Less Than High School$15,368$$
High School Grad$47,500$67,000$24,375
Some College$40,754$46,250$38,500
Bachelors Degree$82,639$106,968$54,464
Graduate Degree$124,765$150,735$91,218

$100,730

Average Earnings

$129,719

Average Male

$73,175

Average Female

Lexington Language

Lexington Language by Age

Lexington Language

68.62% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 31.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.12% of the population.

Lexington Poverty

Lexington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,2146673.14%
Asian9,7684864.98%
Multiple1,099242.18%
Hispanic666152.25%
Other288124.17%
Black28672.45%

3.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.79%

Male Poverty Rate

4.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Asian, with 4.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Multiple, with 2.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.16%.

Name Poverty
Some College9.84%
Less Than High School9.51%
High School8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.62%
Male Unemployed4.37%
Female Employed2.21%
Male Employed0.77%

Lexington Income

Lexington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$172,750$218,719
Families$206,591$251,722
Married Families$217,702-
Non Families$53,669$86,363

Lexington Marital Status

Lexington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington Married by Age and Sex

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

Lexington Veterans

993

Number of Veterans

967

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Korea200
World War II175
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War95
Age Group Veterans
75+553
65 to 74250
35 to 5485
18 to 3454
55 to 6451
Name Veterans % of Total
White9185.36%
Hispanic265.45%
2 or More266.77%
Black237.59%
Asian160.24%
Indian1016.95%

$Lexington Veterans by Education

6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.11%

Born in Massachusetts

72.88%

Native Born

27.12%

Foreign Born

11.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.88% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 44.11% having been born in Massachusetts. 11.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,4800.00%
201933,4800.00%
201833,4801410.42%
201733,3394031.22%
201632,9362360.72%
201532,7003941.22%
201432,3064201.32%
201331,8863591.14%
201231,5273981.28%
201131,129-265-0.84%
201031,3940.00%