Lexington city, Virginia Population 2020

Lexington city, Virginia's estimated population is 7,244 with a growth rate of 0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lexington city, Virginia is the 120th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,244540.75%
20197,190540.76%
20187,136540.76%
20177,082-7-0.10%
20167,089-34-0.48%
20157,12320.03%
20147,121-22-0.31%
20137,1431321.88%
20127,011480.69%
20116,963-77-1.09%
20107,040811.16%
19906,959-333-4.57%
19807,292-305-4.01%
19707,5970.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.75%
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Lexington city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,16686.72%
Black or African American4566.41%
Asian2643.71%
Two or More Races2243.15%
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Lexington city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Lexington city, Virginia Median Age

21.7


Total

21.2


Male

23.8


Female

Lexington city, Virginia Adults

There are 6,483 adults, (1,114 of whom are seniors) in Lexington city, Virginia.

Lexington city, Virginia Age Dependency

32.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,200

45.01%

Male

3,910

54.99%

Lexington city, Virginia Households and Families

Lexington city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lexington city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All52.9%47.1%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female33.5%66.5%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9841.9352.9
Non Family1,1041.3143.4
Married6662.7174.3
Female1822.6733.5
Male322.7846.9

2.64

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lexington city, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1184.27%
9th to 12th Grade1595.76%
High School Graduate72126.11%
Some College54419.70%
Associates Degree1284.64%
Bachelors Degree65723.80%
Graduate Degree43415.72%
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Lexington city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3592,1081,014
Black21919343
Hispanic86867
Asian818127
Multiple Races1616

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 white people with a rate of 42.98%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,918$44,890$24,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$14,321$22,024$9,476
Some College$36,948$42,969$34,023
Bachelors Degree$28,426$49,188$17,031
Graduate Degree$69,911$68,571$70,586

$34,918

Average Earnings

$44,890

Average Male

$24,000

Average Female

Lexington city, Virginia Language

Lexington city, Virginia Language by Age

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Lexington city, Virginia Language

95.92% of Lexington city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Lexington city, Virginia Poverty

Lexington city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,15556818.00%
Black33018957.27%
Hispanic1923920.31%
Asian1113027.03%

21.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

25.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington city, Virginia is Black, with 57.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington city, Virginia is White, with 18.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.75%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.11%
High School11.19%
Bachelors or Greater11.08%
Some College9.88%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed23.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.74%

Lexington city, Virginia Income

Lexington city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,466$57,050
Families$69,677$83,681
Married Families$78,889-
Non Families$23,279$35,047
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Lexington city, Virginia Marital Status

Lexington city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

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 Veterans

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242

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War25
World War II5
Korea2
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Age Group Veterans
75+67
65 to 7461
55 to 6459
35 to 5430
18 to 3425
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2103.80%
Black327.41%

Lexington city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington city, Virginia Employment Status

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37%

Labor Force Participation

34.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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43.18%

Born in Virginia

95.57%

Native Born

4.43%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.57% of Lexington city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 43.18% having been born in Virginia. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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