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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lexingtonwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.