Lexington, Mississippi Population 2024

1,393

Lexington is a city located in Carroll County, Holmes County, and Yazoo County Mississippi. Lexington has a 2024 population of 1,393. It is also the county seat of Holmes County. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of -3.4% annually and its population has decreased by -12.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,589 in 2020.

The average household income in Lexington is $69,879 with a poverty rate of 22.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lexington is 47.5 years, 47.4 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.65%
  • White: 21.66%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
576.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.33% (-196)
The current population of Lexington, Mississippi is 1,393 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,589.

Lexington, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American87375.65%
White25021.66%
Asian221.91%
Two or more races50.43%
Native American40.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid 2024

Lexington Median Age

47.5

Total

47.4

Male

47.6

Female

Lexington Adults

There are 1,028 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female70260.83%
Male45239.17%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5132.2569.630.4
Non Family2531.1157.342.7
Married1352.980.719.3
Female92493.56.5
Male333.4251.548.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lexington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade363.86%
9th to 12th Grade697.4%
High School Graduate24926.72%
Some College23925.64%
Associates Degree758.05%
Bachelors Degree16317.49%
Graduate Degree10110.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lexington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black695601177
White21120667
Asian221616
Native American444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,135$45,625$36,905
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,500$0$26,000
Some College$46,339$45,375$47,594
Bachelors Degree$63,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$109,583$162,083$0

$39,135

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$36,905

Average Female

Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lexington Language

98.33% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black87324027.49%
White250228.8%

22.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.04%

Male Poverty Rate

26.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Black, with 27.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is White, with 8.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.84%.

Lexington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.05%
High School24.9%
Some College24.2%
Bachelors or Greater5.3%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed23.68%
Male Employed4.79%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$39,076$69,879
Families$38,478$75,362
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$62,393

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lexington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Lexington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lexington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lexington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+18
55 to 6413
65 to 7411
18 to 340
35 to 540

Lexington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black253.21%
White135.94%
Native American4100%

Lexington Veterans by Race

Lexington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lexington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lexington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.44%

Born in Lexington

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 87.44% having been born in Mississippi. 0.26% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,148-49-4.09%
20281,197-49-3.93%
20271,246-49-3.78%
20261,295-49-3.65%
20251,344-49-3.52%
20241,393-49-3.4%
20231,442-49-3.29%
20221,491-48-3.12%
20211,539-50-3.15%
20201,5891399.59%
20191,450-49-3.27%
20181,499-27-1.77%
20171,526-28-1.8%
20161,554-41-2.57%
20151,595-23-1.42%
20141,618-37-2.24%
20131,655-20-1.19%
20121,675-25-1.47%
20111,700-29-1.68%
20101,72900%

Lexington Population by Year