New Lexington, Ohio Population 2024

4,451

New Lexington is a city located in Perry County Ohio. New Lexington has a 2024 population of 4,451. It is also the county seat of Perry County. New Lexington is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,434 in 2020.

The average household income in New Lexington is $55,486 with a poverty rate of 30.18%. The median age in New Lexington is 35.6 years: 30.2 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

New Lexington Demographics

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

  • White: 98.9%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,285.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.38% (17)
The current population of New Lexington, Ohio is 4,451 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,434.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,32098.9%
Two or more races481.1%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Lexington Population by Race

New Lexington Population Pyramid 2024

New Lexington Median Age

35.6

Total

30.2

Male

39.5

Female

New Lexington Adults

There are 3,269 adults, (706 of whom are seniors) in New Lexington.

New Lexington Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Lexington Sex Ratio

Female2,36654.17%
Male2,00245.83%

New Lexington Population by Age

New Lexington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7412.4648.951.1
Female5302.283466
Non Family5021.2330.969.1
Married4903.1791.68.4
Male2194.1230.669.4

2.78

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Lexington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade34912.26%
Associates Degree1274.46%
Bachelors Degree2328.15%
Graduate Degree341.19%
High School Graduate1,40349.3%
Less Than 9th Grade692.42%
Some College63222.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Lexington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7982,380256
2+ Races484810
Hispanic11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.83%.

New Lexington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,838$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,190$36,932$43,333
Less Than 9th Grade$33,896$0$33,923
Overall$37,667$38,722$35,339
Some College$37,885$39,297$34,102

$37,667

Average Earnings

$38,722

Average Male

$35,339

Average Female

New Lexington Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Lexington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Lexington Language

98.34% of New Lexington residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

New Lexington Language

New Lexington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2361,29330.52%

30.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.09%

Male Poverty Rate

31.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Lexington

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Lexington is White, with 30.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Lexington is White, with 30.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.12%.

New Lexington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.43%
Less Than 9th Grade18.51%
Some College17.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%

New Lexington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.87%
Male Employed5.88%
Female Unemployed0%

New Lexington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Lexington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$41,992$59,815
Households$41,339$55,486
Married Families$68,779$-999,999,999
Non Families-$39,998

mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Lexington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

New Lexington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New 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 Over 65.

New Lexington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Lexington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

286

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam98
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War61
Korea0
World War II0

New Lexington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+76
18 to 3466
35 to 5461
65 to 7461
55 to 6422

New Lexington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2868.88%

New Lexington Veterans by Race

New Lexington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Lexington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Lexington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Lexington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New 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

91.94%

Born in New Lexington

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of New Lexington residents were born in the United States, with 91.94% having been born in Ohio. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Lexington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,47240.09%
20284,46840.09%
20274,46450.11%
20264,45940.09%
20254,45540.09%
20244,45140.09%
20234,44720.04%
20224,44590.2%
20214,43620.05%
20204,434-229-4.91%
20194,66330.06%
20184,660-3-0.06%
20174,663-17-0.36%
20164,680-6-0.13%
20154,686-4-0.09%
20144,690-19-0.4%
20134,709-1-0.02%
20124,710-37-0.78%
20114,747320.68%
20104,71500%
20004,689-428-8.36%
19905,117-62-1.2%
19805,1792585.24%
19704,9214079.02%
19604,5142816.64%
19504,2331844.54%
19404,0491483.79%
19303,90174423.57%
19203,15759823.37%
19102,559-1,913-42.78%
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New Lexington Population by Year