Lexington, Washington Population 2024

4,953

Lexington is a city located in Cowlitz County Washington. Lexington has a 2024 population of 4,953. Lexington is currently growing at a rate of 4.25% annually and its population has increased by 30.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,785 in 2020.

The average household income in Lexington is $88,516 with a poverty rate of 3.39%. The median age in Lexington is 39 years: 34.8 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Lexington Demographics

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

  • White: 91.82%
  • Asian: 3.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Other race: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,699.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
30.86% (1,168)
The current population of Lexington, Washington is 4,953 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,785.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,17791.82%
Asian1693.72%
Two or more races1613.54%
Other race320.7%
Native American100.22%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lexington Population by Race

Lexington Population Pyramid 2024

Lexington Median Age

39

Total

34.8

Male

40.7

Female

Lexington Adults

There are 3,242 adults, (665 of whom are seniors) in Lexington.

Lexington Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington Sex Ratio

Female2,15247.31%
Male2,39752.69%

Lexington Population by Age

Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5492.9377.522.5
Married9753.3379.820.2
Non Family4081.669.430.6
Male974.41000
Female693.0762.337.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lexington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade993.54%
Associates Degree37513.41%
Bachelors Degree37413.37%
Graduate Degree983.5%
High School Graduate62722.42%
Less Than 9th Grade662.36%
Some College1,15841.4%

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
White2,5252,471396
Hispanic14112276
Asian131390
2+ Races878776
Other Race32130
Native American10100

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 2+ races people with a rate of 87.36%.

Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,359$79,784$47,796
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$49,797$0$36,250
Less Than 9th Grade$33,594$34,844$0
Overall$52,521$69,327$41,477
Some College$58,304$62,165$0

$52,521

Average Earnings

$69,327

Average Male

$41,477

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

94.59% of Lexington residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.01% of the population.

Lexington Language

Lexington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1421222.95%
Other3232100%
Hispanic1913216.75%

3.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.17%

Male Poverty Rate

4.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington is White, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.49%.

Lexington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.52%
Some College7.21%
High School4%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.36%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
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
Families$100,368$95,296
Households$86,607$88,516
Married Families$111,067$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,289$61,966

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lexington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lexington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lexington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

327

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam85
Korea69
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War15
World War II0

Lexington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64100
65 to 7487
75+76
18 to 3449
35 to 5415

Lexington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2518.52%
2+ Races7661.29%
Hispanic7639.79%

Lexington Veterans by Race

Lexington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

11.7%

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

65.49%

Born in Lexington

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 65.49% having been born in Washington. 0.73% 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
20244,9532024.25%
20234,7512024.44%
20224,5492024.65%
20214,34756214.85%
20203,78500%

Lexington Population by Year