Lexington, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lexington, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
33,304
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
3.2%
Median Home
$933,800
Median Income
$185,686
Median Rent
$2,431

Lexington SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
5

Lexington, MA Crime Report

126
Total Crimes
380.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-83.79%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 126 380.2 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 12 36.2 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 2 6.0 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 10 30.2 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 114 344.0 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 23 69.4 149.7 314.2
Larceny 88 265.6 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 3 9.1 99.2 246.0

Lexington, MA Cost Of Living

190
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lexington Massachusetts National Average
Overall 190 132 100
Services 129 119 100
Groceries 113 112 100
Health 119 123 100
Housing 350 164 100
Transportation 107 109 100
Utilities 121 116 100

Rankings for Lexington in Massachusetts

Map Of Lexington, MA

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Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2020 33,304 -0.5%
2019 33,480 0.4%
2018 33,339 1.2%
2017 32,936 0.7%
2016 32,700 1.2%
2015 32,306 1.3%
2014 31,886 1.1%
2013 31,527 1.3%
2012 31,129 0.9%
2011 30,862 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
62.0% (20,660)
African American
1.2% (404)
American Indian
0.0% (7)
Asian
30.6% (10,186)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (230)
Two Or More
3.6% (1,197)
Hispanic
1.9% (620)
Race Lexington MA USA
White 62.0% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 30.6% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.9% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.1% (17,014)
Male
48.9% (16,289)
Gender Lexington MA USA
Female 51.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (333)
High School / GED
5.0% (1,665)
Some College
5.0% (1,665)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (999)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (8,659)
Master's Degree
35.0% (11,656)
Professional Degree
10.0% (3,330)
Doctorate Degree
15.0% (4,995)
Education Lexington MA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 5.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 5.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 35.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 10.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 15.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lexington, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.8% (93,594)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.6% (52,646)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.1% (102,508)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.5% (83,287)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.9% (128,692)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.3% (210,308)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.8% (194,709)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (484,128)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.9% (428,695)
$200,000 or more
46.6% (1,551,828)
Income Lexington MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.6% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.1% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.5% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.9% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.3% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.8% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.9% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 46.6% 14.3% 8.3%

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