Lexington SnackAbility

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

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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
7,113
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
21.4%
Median Home
$252,500
Median Income
$37,309
Median Rent
$785

Rankings for Lexington in Virginia

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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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Population 21,620

8

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Population 6,495

9

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10

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Map Of Lexington, VA

Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2017 7,113 1.1%
2016 7,036 -0.5%
2015 7,071 -0.6%
2014 7,114 1.3%
2013 7,026 0.5%
2012 6,990 -0.1%
2011 6,998 0.1%
2010 6,990 -

Crime in Lexington Per 100k

Crime Lexington VA USA
Violent Crime 127.9 208.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.3 5.3
Robbery 14.2 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 85.3 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 568.7 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 85.3 218.0 430.4
Larceny 469.1 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 14.2 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
79.8% (5,677)
African American
8.7% (621)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.4% (310)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (162)
Hispanic
4.8% (343)
Race Lexington VA USA
White 79.8% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 8.7% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.8% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Lexington, Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.4% (102,427)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.0% (78,243)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (62,594)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (93,180)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (92,469)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (133,724)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (56,192)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (51,213)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (6,401)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (36,276)
Income Lexington VA USA
Less than $10,000 14.4% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.0% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Lexington

Female
44.0% (3,130)
Male
56.0% (3,982)
Gender Lexington VA USA
Female 44.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 56.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.9% (493)
9-12th Grade
9.5% (678)
High School / GED
22.6% (1,607)
Some College
17.9% (1,272)
Associate's Degree
4.6% (326)
Bachelor's Degree
20.8% (1,476)
Master's Degree
9.4% (670)
Professional Degree
4.3% (307)
Doctorate Degree
3.9% (280)
Education Lexington VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.9% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.5% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.6% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 17.9% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.6% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.8% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.4% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.3% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.9% 1.8% 1.4%

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