Living in Lexington, VA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lexington SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Lexington, VA Crime Report

39
Total Crimes
549.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.61%
Below National Average

Lexington, VA Cost Of Living

101
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Lexington, Virginia Info Snack

Lexington is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 7,042. It is the county seat of Rockbridge County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Lexington (along with nearby Buena Vista) with Rockbridge County for statistical purposes. Lexington is about 57 miles east of the West Virginia border and is about 50 miles north of Roanoke, Virginia. It was first settled in 1777.
Population
7,110
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
21.6%
Median Home
$203,600
Median Income
$36,466
Median Rent
$809

Lexington, VA Photos

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Rankings for Lexington in Virginia

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Map Of Lexington, VA

Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2017 7,110 -0.0%
2016 7,113 1.1%
2015 7,036 -0.5%
2014 7,071 -0.6%
2013 7,114 1.3%
2012 7,026 0.5%
2011 6,990 -0.1%
2010 6,998 0.1%
2009 6,990 -
Crime/100k Lexington VA USA
Violent Crime 42.3 200.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 14.1 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 28.2 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 507.2 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 28.2 182.8 376.0
Larceny 464.9 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 14.1 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
82.1% (5,838)
African American
6.3% (447)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.7% (264)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (199)
Hispanic
5.1% (362)
Race Lexington VA USA
White 82.1% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 6.3% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.7% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.1% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Lexington, Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.5% (96,042)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.7% (83,141)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (70,598)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (93,533)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (115,394)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.6% (75,257)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (53,755)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (78,123)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (7,884)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (37,270)
Income Lexington VA USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.7% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.6% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
45.0% (3,200)
Male
55.0% (3,910)
Gender Lexington VA USA
Female 45.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 55.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (213)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (426)
High School / GED
26.0% (1,848)
Some College
20.0% (1,422)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (355)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (1,706)
Master's Degree
7.0% (497)
Professional Degree
4.0% (284)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (355)
Education Lexington VA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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