Lexington city, Virginia Population 2021

Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia is the null 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%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
7,043
Growth Since 2010
9.95%
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Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Population By Race

Lexington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Lexington city, Virginia Median Age

22.3


Total

21.6


Male

33.6


Female

Lexington city, Virginia Adults

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

Lexington city, Virginia Age Dependency

32.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

3,129

43.21%

Masculino

4,112

56.79%

Lexington city, Virginia Population by Age

Lexington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All52.4%47.6%
Masculino48.4%51.6%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Mujer34.4%65.6%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington city, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1582.0252.4
Non Family1,2891.4345.2
Married6452.8471.8
Mujer1602.9134.4
Masculino643.3348.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
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 city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington city, Virginia Language by Age

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Lexington city, Virginia Language

93.84% of Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Language

Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Poverty

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

Lexington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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

Lexington city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington city, 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 city, 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 city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Lexington city, 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 city, 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 city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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

Lexington city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Lexington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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15.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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38.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington city, Virginia Employment by Age

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Lexington city, Virginia Employment by Race

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Lexington city, 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 city, Virginia

95.35%

Native Born

4.65%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.35% of Lexington city, 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 city, 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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