Lexington, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lexington, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
33,340
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
3.2%
Median Home
$889,700
Median Income
$186,201
Median Rent
$2,475

Lexington SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
4

Lexington, MA Crime Report

94
Total Crimes
277.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-88.78%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 94 277.9 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 17 50.3 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 3.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 14 41.4 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 77 227.6 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 5 14.8 179.0 340.5
Larceny 72 212.9 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 89.0 219.9

Lexington, MA Cost Of Living

189
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lexington Massachusetts National Average
Overall 189 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 348 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

Rankings for Lexington in Massachusetts

Map Of Lexington, MA

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Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2019 33,340 -0.4%
2018 33,480 0.4%
2017 33,339 1.2%
2016 32,936 0.7%
2015 32,700 1.2%
2014 32,306 1.3%
2013 31,886 1.1%
2012 31,527 1.3%
2011 31,129 0.9%
2010 30,862 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
62.7% (20,888)
African American
1.2% (390)
American Indian
0.0% (9)
Asian
30.1% (10,028)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (223)
Two Or More
3.3% (1,094)
Hispanic
2.1% (708)
Race Lexington MA USA
White 62.7% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 30.1% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.6% (17,190)
Male
48.4% (16,150)
Gender Lexington MA USA
Female 51.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (666)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (333)
High School / GED
6.0% (2,000)
Some College
5.0% (1,667)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (666)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (9,001)
Master's Degree
34.0% (11,335)
Professional Degree
9.0% (3,000)
Doctorate Degree
14.0% (4,667)
Education Lexington MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 5.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 34.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 14.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lexington, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.0% (100,209)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (44,035)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.9% (129,001)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.5% (83,554)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.8% (125,049)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.3% (208,886)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.3% (208,886)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (499,069)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (405,635)
$200,000 or more
45.9% (1,529,671)
Income Lexington MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.9% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.5% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.8% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.3% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 45.9% 13.2% 7.7%

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