Lexington, Virginia Population 2021

Lexington, Virginia's estimated population is 7,744 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lexington, Virginia is the 121st largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 7,043 and has seen a growth of 9.95% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,7441491.96%
20207,5951492.00%
20197,4461492.04%
20187,2971432.00%
20177,15460.08%
20167,148-14-0.20%
20157,162370.52%
20147,125-21-0.29%
20137,1461281.82%
20127,018460.66%
20116,972-71-1.01%
20107,043841.21%
19906,959-333-4.57%
19807,292-305-4.01%
19707,5970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.96%
2010 Population
7,043
Growth Since 2010
9.95%
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Lexington, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,06383.73%
Black or African American6378.80%
Asian2503.45%
Two or More Races2052.83%
Some Other Race861.19%
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Lexington, Virginia Population by Race

Lexington, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Lexington, Virginia Median Age

22.3


Total

21.6


Male

33.6


Female

Lexington, Virginia Adults

There are 6,592 adults, (1,128 of whom are seniors) in Lexington, Virginia.

Lexington, Virginia Age Dependency

32.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,129

43.21%

Male

4,112

56.79%

Lexington, Virginia Population by Age

Lexington, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All52.4%47.6%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female34.4%65.6%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1582.0252.4
Non Family1,2891.4345.2
Married6452.8471.8
Female1602.9134.4
Male643.3348.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Lexington, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade882.76%
9th to 12th Grade1855.80%
High School Graduate69821.88%
Some College58218.24%
Associates Degree1474.61%
Bachelors Degree89728.12%
Graduate Degree59318.59%
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Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5362,3121,268
Black402353106
Hispanic14214292
Other Race868686
Asian676712
2+ Races3131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,938$45,694$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,074$21,092$9,824
Some College$37,907$43,173$33,025
Bachelors Degree$31,907$36,066$16,278
Graduate Degree$57,292$73,387$53,884

$35,938

Average Earnings

$45,694

Average Male

$

Average Female

Lexington, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington, Virginia Language by Age

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Lexington, Virginia Language

93.84% of Lexington, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Lexington, Virginia Language

Lexington, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,46880023.07%
Black49519940.20%
Hispanic24412752.05%
Other867486.05%
Asian1043432.69%
Multiple3131100.00%

27.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.78%

Male Poverty Rate

26.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington, Virginia is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington, Virginia is White, with 23.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.36%.

Lexington, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater23.83%
Less Than 9th Grade21.49%
Some College17.38%
High School15.22%

Lexington, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed27.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.17%

Lexington, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,632$57,639
Families$71,551$84,371
Married Families$79,583-
Non Families$25,392$39,375
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Income by Household Type

Lexington, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Lexington, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Lexington, Virginia Marital Status

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293

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War49
World War II4
Korea4

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7488
18 to 3458
55 to 6457
75+53
35 to 5437

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2524.63%
Black416.71%
Hispanic92.63%

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Race

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Education

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15.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Education

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38.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington, Virginia Employment by Age

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Lexington, Virginia Employment by Race

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Lexington, Virginia 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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40.24%

Born in Lexington, Virginia

95.35%

Native Born

4.65%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.35% of Lexington, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 40.24% having been born in Virginia. 2.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lexington, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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