Living in Lexington, KY

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lexington, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
320,601
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$189,800
Median Income
$57,291
Median Rent
$896

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

10,743
Total Crimes
3,294.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.03%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10,743 3,294.7 2,114.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 967 296.6 217.1 366.7
Murder 26 8.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 362 111.0 48.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 404 123.9 128.6 250.2
Property Crime 9,776 2,998.1 1,897.4 2,109.9
Burglary 1,537 471.4 345.7 340.5
Larceny 7,333 2,248.9 1,323.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 906 277.9 228.2 219.9

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Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2019 320,601 0.6%
2018 318,734 -
2017 0 -100.0%
2016 311,529 1.0%
2015 308,306 1.3%
2014 304,473 1.2%
2013 300,843 1.4%
2012 296,766 1.5%
2011 292,370 1.5%
2010 288,045 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
71.0% (227,629)
African American
14.5% (46,338)
American Indian
0.1% (326)
Asian
3.7% (12,004)
Hawaiian
0.0% (65)
Other
0.4% (1,231)
Two Or More
3.1% (9,945)
Hispanic
7.2% (23,063)
Race Lexington KY USA
White 71.0% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 14.5% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.7% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.2% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.0% (163,370)
Male
49.0% (157,231)
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
5.0% (16,030)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (16,030)
High School / GED
20.0% (64,120)
Some College
20.0% (64,120)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (22,442)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (76,944)
Master's Degree
12.0% (38,472)
Professional Degree
4.0% (12,824)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (9,618)
Education Lexington KY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 14.0% 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% (2,235,343)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (1,427,566)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (3,076,963)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (3,170,833)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (4,162,151)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (5,638,629)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (3,921,300)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (4,560,605)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (1,882,836)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (1,983,870)
Income Lexington KY USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 3.9% 7.7%

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