Lexington, Missouri Population 2022

4,638
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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.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • White: 93.35%
  • Black or African American: 3.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lexington, Missouri is 4,638 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,652.

Lexington, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,23893.35%
Black or African American1763.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.11%
Asian150.33%
Some Other Race290.64%
Two or More Races771.70%
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Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid 2022

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Lexington Median Age

39.5


Total

33.3


Male

44.2


Female

Lexington Adults

There are 3,553 adults, (812 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female

2,231

49.14%

Male

2,309

50.86%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married66%34%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
All59.1%40.9%
Female23.3%76.7%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9332.2259.1
Married6262.966
Male663.94100
Female2793.4823.3
Non Family9621.362.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Lexington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.33%
9th to 12th Grade1594.87%
High School Graduate1,63450.05%
Some College49215.07%
Associates Degree1915.85%
Bachelors Degree44813.72%
Graduate Degree2658.12%
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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
Hispanic1229376
White3,0502,844637
Black8888
Native American55
2+ Races66
Other Race29

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%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,832$36,926$36,765
Less Than 9th Grade$15,568$13,092$
High School Graduate$35,729$36,719$35,348
Some College$38,996$38,245$43,125
Bachelors Degree$41,667$$48,152
Graduate Degree$37,372$$31,750

$36,832

Average Earnings

$36,926

Average Male

$36,765

Average Female

Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington Language by Age

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Lexington Language

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.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,97944611.21%
Other29NaN%
Multiple6767100.00%
Hispanic1052927.62%

12.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

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%.

Lexington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.78%
High School8.95%
Some College15.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,285$73,762
Families$65,273$90,666
Married Families$81,554-
Non Families$37,216$51,006
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Income by Household Type

Lexington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

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 Over 65, 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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223

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War36
Vietnam103
Korea
World War II

Lexington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3424
35 to 5450
55 to 6446
65 to 7467
75+36

Lexington Veterans by Age

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Lexington Veterans by Race

Lexington Veterans by Education

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7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

0%

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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84.69%

Born in Lexington

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Lexington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,6980.00%
18604,1221,4244.33%
18704,3732510.59%
18803,996-377-0.90%
18904,5375411.28%
19004,190-347-0.79%
19105,2421,0522.27%
19204,695-547-1.10%
19304,595-100-0.22%
19405,3417461.52%
19505,074-267-0.51%
19604,845-229-0.46%
19705,3885431.07%
19805,063-325-0.62%
19904,860-203-0.41%
20004,453-407-0.87%
20104,7262730.60%
20114,719-7-0.15%
20124,712-7-0.15%
20134,705-7-0.15%
20144,698-7-0.15%
20154,691-7-0.15%
20164,684-7-0.15%
20174,677-7-0.15%
20184,670-7-0.15%
20194,663-7-0.15%
20204,652-11-0.24%
20214,645-7-0.15%
20224,638-7-0.15%

Lexington Population by Year