Living in Lexington, NE

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lexington SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
10

Lexington, NE Crime Report

151
Total Crimes
1,510.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.18%
Below National Average

Lexington, NE Cost Of Living

81
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Lexington, Nebraska Info Snack

Lexington is a city in Dawson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 10,230 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dawson County. Lexington is located in southern Nebraska, on the Platte River, southeast of North Platte. It sits along the route of U.S. Route 30 and the Union Pacific Railroad. In the 1860s it was the location of a stop along the Pony Express.
Population
10,067
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
16.6%
Median Home
$87,800
Median Income
$53,701
Median Rent
$774

Lexington, NE Photos

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Rankings for Lexington in Nebraska

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Map Of Lexington, NE

Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2017 10,067 -0.3%
2016 10,097 0.1%
2015 10,090 -0.6%
2014 10,152 -0.4%
2013 10,189 -0.2%
2012 10,211 0.2%
2011 10,191 0.2%
2010 10,166 0.5%
2009 10,111 -
Crime/100k Lexington NE USA
Violent Crime 100.0 284.8 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.3 5.0
Robbery 10.0 39.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 50.0 179.4 246.8
Property Crime 1410.6 2079.9 2199.5
Burglary 110.0 271.9 376.0
Larceny 1220.5 1555.3 1594.6
Car Theft 80.0 252.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
24.0% (2,415)
African American
13.0% (1,308)
American Indian
0.5% (52)
Asian
0.5% (49)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (10)
Two Or More
0.1% (9)
Hispanic
61.8% (6,224)
Race Lexington NE USA
White 24.0% 79.4% 61.1%
African American 13.0% 4.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 61.8% 10.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Lexington, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
3.3% (33,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (28,394)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (104,212)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (158,659)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (139,925)
$50,000 to $74,999
26.0% (261,993)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (125,581)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (119,726)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (26,345)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (8,781)
Income Lexington NE USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 9.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 26.0% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 13.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
45.9% (4,617)
Male
54.1% (5,450)
Gender Lexington NE USA
Female 45.9% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 54.1% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
27.0% (2,718)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,208)
High School / GED
28.0% (2,818)
Some College
17.0% (1,711)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (604)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (805)
Master's Degree
1.0% (100)
Professional Degree
1.0% (100)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lexington NE USA
< 9th Grade 27.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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