Lexington, Mississippi Population 2022

1,576
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Lexington is a city located in Holmes County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Holmes County. With a 2020 population of 1,576, it is the 141st largest city in Mississippi and the 12277th largest city in the United States. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,602 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lexington has a population density of 652 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lexington is $66,142 with a poverty rate of 29.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lexington is 30.6 years, 26.3 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 86.33%
  • White: 13.10%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lexington, Mississippi is 1,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,602.

Lexington, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid 2022

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Lexington Median Age

35.7


Total

35.8


Male

34.8


Female

Lexington Adults

There are 1,194 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female

959

60.97%

Male

614

39.03%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington Household Types

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington Households and Families

3.74

Average Family Size

2.6

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 white people with a rate of 97.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,602

Average Earnings

$44,700

Average Male

$27,377

Average Female

Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington Language by Age

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Lexington Language

99.33% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

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29.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.43%

Male Poverty Rate

32.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Black, with 32.47% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.

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

19.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.5%

Male Marriage Rate

17.3%

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 55-64.

Lexington Marital Status by Race

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Lexington Marital Status

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56

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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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

12%

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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90.27%

Born in Lexington

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 90.27% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% 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