Lexington is a city located in Lafayette County Missouri. Lexington has a 2020 population of 4,638. It is also the county seat of Lafayette County. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,652 in 2010.
The average household income in Lexington is $68,842 with a poverty rate of 12.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $123,300. The median age in Lexington is 42.4 years, 42.1 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lexingtonwas:
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 hispanic people with a rate of 62.30%.
94.40% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is White, with 11.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Hispanic, with 27.62% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.37%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lexington
97.73% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 84.69% having been born in Missouri. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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