Living in Lexington, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Lexington SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
4

Lexington, MA Crime Report

121
Total Crimes
355.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-86.16%
Below National Average

Lexington, MA Cost Of Living

189
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average

Lexington, Massachusetts Info Snack

Lexington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 31,394 at the 2010 census, in nearly 11,100 households. Settled in 1641, it is celebrated as the site of the first shots of the American Revolutionary War, in the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775. It is part of the Greater Boston Area and is the sixth wealthiest small city in the United States.
Population
33,480
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
3.6%
Median Home
$849,400
Median Income
$172,750
Median Rent
$2,240

Rankings for Lexington in Massachusetts

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Lexington, MA

Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2017 33,480 0.4%
2016 33,339 1.2%
2015 32,936 0.7%
2014 32,700 1.2%
2013 32,306 1.3%
2012 31,886 1.1%
2011 31,527 1.3%
2010 31,129 0.9%
2009 30,862 -
Crime/100k Lexington MA USA
Violent Crime 23.5 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 20.6 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 331.9 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 70.5 200.8 376.0
Larceny 258.4 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 2.9 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
64.2% (21,485)
African American
0.9% (308)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
29.2% (9,786)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (228)
Two Or More
2.9% (976)
Hispanic
2.0% (675)
Race Lexington MA USA
White 64.2% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 29.2% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.0% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Lexington, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.0% (99,953)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (42,430)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.1% (136,403)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.8% (95,396)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.6% (153,489)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.4% (215,283)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (222,402)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.6% (522,831)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.8% (429,997)
$200,000 or more
42.7% (1,429,812)
Income Lexington MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.1% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.8% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.6% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.4% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.6% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.8% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 42.7% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.5% (17,228)
Male
48.5% (16,252)
Gender Lexington MA USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (334)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (334)
High School / GED
7.0% (2,343)
Some College
6.0% (2,008)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (1,004)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (9,374)
Master's Degree
32.0% (10,713)
Professional Degree
8.0% (2,678)
Doctorate Degree
14.0% (4,687)
Education Lexington MA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 7.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 6.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 32.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 14.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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