Lexington, Massachusetts Population 2022

35,066
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Lexington is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 35,066, it is the 41st largest city in Massachusetts and the 1290th largest city in the United States. Lexington is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,454 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Lexington has a population density of 2,134 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lexington is $231,819 with a poverty rate of 3.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lexington is 45.7 years, 45.2 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Lexington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lexingtonwas:

  • White: 63.08%
  • Asian: 30.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lexington, Massachusetts is 35,066 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,454.

Lexington, Massachusetts Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid 2022

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Lexington Median Age

46.4


Total

45.9


Male

46.7


Female

Lexington Adults

There are 24,313 adults, (6,841 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female

17,014

51.09%

Male

16,290

48.91%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington Household Types

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington Households and Families

3.16

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Lexington Households by Type

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Lexington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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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 other race people with a rate of 88.66%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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$113,080

Average Earnings

$145,882

Average Male

$85,254

Average Female

Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington Language by Age

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Lexington Language

64.07% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 35.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.56% of the population.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

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3.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.37%

Male Poverty Rate

4.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Hispanic, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Multiple, with 0.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.69%.

Lexington Poverty

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Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lexington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.8%

Male Marriage Rate

64.8%

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 45-54, 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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1,113

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lexington Veterans by War

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Lexington Veterans by Age

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Lexington Veterans by Race

Lexington Veterans by Education

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6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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39.24%

Born in Lexington

70.78%

Native Born

29.22%

Foreign Born

12.00%

Non Citizen

17.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.78% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 39.24% having been born in Massachusetts. 12.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lexington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lexington Population by Year