Lexington, Virginia Population 2024

7,505

Lexington, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 7,505 with a growth rate of 0.32% 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 7,045 and has seen a growth of 6.53% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,625240.32%
20287,601240.32%
20277,577240.32%
20267,553240.32%
20257,529240.32%
20247,505240.32%
20237,481240.32%
20227,457240.32%
20217,4331121.53%
20207,321751.04%
20197,246450.62%
20187,201620.87%
20177,139-19-0.27%
20167,158-16-0.22%
20157,174390.55%
20147,135-20-0.28%
20137,1551281.82%
20127,027500.72%
20116,977-68-0.97%
20107,045
19906,959-333-4.57%
19807,292-305-4.01%
19707,597-28-0.37%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.32% (24)
2010 Population
7,045
Area
2 mi²
Density
3753 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.53% (460)

Lexington, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,13683.53%
Two or more races4436.03%
Black or African American3805.17%
Asian2313.14%
Other race1171.59%
Native American390.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lexington, Virginia Population by Race

Lexington, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Lexington, Virginia Median Age

22.7

Total

22

Male

28

Female

Lexington, Virginia Adults

There are 6,820 adults, (1,075 of whom are seniors) in Lexington, Virginia.

Lexington, Virginia Age Dependency

27.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female3,06141.67%
Male4,28558.33%

Lexington, Virginia Population by Age

Lexington, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9912.152.847.2
Non Family1,0801.5338.461.6
Married7722.876.223.8
Female882.1621.678.4
Male513.5956.943.1
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2.78

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lexington, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

Lexington, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,469

Average Earnings

$55,179

Average Male

$32,885

Average Female

Lexington, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lexington, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lexington, Virginia Language

91.87% of Lexington, Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Lexington, Virginia Language

Lexington, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,41658317.07%
Other1176152.14%
Hispanic1706135.88%
Black2783612.95%
Multiple250166.4%
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16.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.84%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington, Virginia is Other, with 52.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington, Virginia is Multiple, with 6.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.01%.

Lexington, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27%
Bachelors or Greater14.45%
High School12.45%
Some College6.74%
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Lexington, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.64%
Male Employed0.39%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Lexington, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lexington, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lexington, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lexington, Virginia 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 35-44.

Lexington, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lexington, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

206

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Lexington, Virginia Veterans by War

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Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Race

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lexington, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lexington, Virginia 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

36.4%

Born in Lexington, Virginia

95.4%

Native Born

4.6%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.4% of Lexington, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 36.4% having been born in Virginia. 3.13% 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

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