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