Lexington is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 18,669, it is the 52nd largest city in North Carolina and the 1948th largest city in the United States. Lexington is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -1.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,931 in 2010. Lexington reached it's highest population of 19,953 in 2000. Spanning over 18 miles, Lexington has a population density of 1,038 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lexington is $39,648 with a poverty rate of 30.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $653 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. The median age in Lexington is 36.4 years, 34 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.