Lexington, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lexington, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
322,200
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$200,900
Median Income
$58,954
Median Rent
$920

Lexington SnackAbility

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

Lexington, KY Crime Report

10,400
Total Crimes
3,191.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
36.05%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10,400 3,191.6 2,038.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,043 320.1 259.1 387.8
Murder 28 8.6 7.2 6.5
Robbery 335 102.8 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 502 154.1 168.3 279.7
Property Crime 9,357 2,871.6 1,779.5 1,958.2
Burglary 1,450 445.0 344.1 314.2
Larceny 6,870 2,108.3 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,037 318.2 256.8 246.0

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Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2020 322,200 1.1%
2019 318,734 -
2018 0 -100.0%
2017 311,529 1.0%
2016 308,306 1.3%
2015 304,473 1.2%
2014 300,843 1.4%
2013 296,766 1.5%
2012 292,370 1.5%
2011 288,045 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
70.3% (226,571)
African American
14.5% (46,635)
American Indian
0.1% (378)
Asian
4.0% (12,785)
Hawaiian
0.0% (46)
Other
0.6% (1,870)
Two Or More
3.3% (10,673)
Hispanic
7.2% (23,242)
Race Lexington KY USA
White 70.3% 84.1% 60.1%
African American 14.5% 8.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 4.0% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.2% 3.8% 18.2%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.0% (164,388)
Male
49.0% (157,812)
Gender Lexington KY USA
Female 51.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (12,888)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (16,110)
High School / GED
19.0% (61,218)
Some College
20.0% (64,440)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (25,776)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (80,550)
Master's Degree
12.0% (38,664)
Professional Degree
4.0% (12,888)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (9,666)
Education Lexington KY USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lexington, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
7.0% (2,264,057)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (1,247,938)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (2,913,005)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (3,245,477)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (4,122,307)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (5,630,612)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (3,899,100)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (4,645,009)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (2,035,436)
$200,000 or more
6.9% (2,217,053)
Income Lexington KY USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 10.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 10.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 4.5% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.9% 4.2% 8.3%

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