Lexington SnackAbility

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

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Lexington, South Carolina Info Snack

Lexington is the largest town in and the county seat of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. Lexington is a suburb of the state's capital and second-largest city, Columbia. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2016 population is 24,905, and it is the second-largest municipality in the Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area.
Population
21,040
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$183,300
Median Income
$68,219
Median Rent
$1,063

Rankings for Lexington in South Carolina

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1

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2

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3

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Population 12,087

4

Red Bank, SC
Population 9,623

5

Forest Acres, SC
Population 10,433

6

West Columbia, SC
Population 17,296

7

Woodfield, SC
Population 9,730

8

Cayce, SC
Population 13,621

9

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Population 14,887

10

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Population 21,494

Map Of Lexington, SC

Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2017 21,040 1.9%
2016 20,653 1.7%
2015 20,315 4.5%
2014 19,447 2.3%
2013 19,007 2.6%
2012 18,526 3.5%
2011 17,900 4.8%
2010 17,081 4.1%
2009 16,410 -
Crime/100k Lexington SC USA
Violent Crime 364.4 488.3 368.9
Murder 0.0 7.7 5.0
Robbery 55.4 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 267.5 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 3053.5 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 290.6 579.7 376.0
Larceny 2587.6 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 175.3 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
76.3% (16,053)
African American
10.3% (2,164)
American Indian
0.4% (92)
Asian
4.5% (954)
Hawaiian
0.7% (142)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.0% (625)
Hispanic
4.8% (1,010)
Race Lexington SC USA
White 76.3% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 10.3% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Lexington, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
4.4% (92,897)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (68,949)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (115,002)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (155,267)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (262,374)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.8% (500,802)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (275,533)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (368,956)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (148,951)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (115,266)
Income Lexington SC USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 767.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 552.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 1089.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 1098.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 1400.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.8% 1840.2% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 1210.8% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 1206.9% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 428.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 404.4% 697.9%

Gender in Lexington

Female
47.6% (10,013)
Male
52.4% (11,026)
Gender Lexington SC USA
Female 47.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 52.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (631)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (841)
High School / GED
22.0% (4,628)
Some College
20.0% (4,208)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,683)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (5,680)
Master's Degree
12.0% (2,524)
Professional Degree
2.0% (420)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (420)
Education Lexington SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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