Lexington, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
21,334
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
9.1%
Median Home
$190,500
Median Income
$72,996
Median Rent
$1,066

Lexington SnackAbility

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

Lexington, SC Crime Report

704
Total Crimes
3,176.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
28.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 704 3,176.9 3,451.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 72 324.9 511.3 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.0 5.0
Robbery 11 49.6 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 239.2 390.5 250.2
Property Crime 632 2,852.0 2,940.3 2,109.9
Burglary 29 130.9 533.4 340.5
Larceny 571 2,576.7 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 32 144.4 290.8 219.9

Lexington, SC Cost Of Living

99
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lexington South Carolina National Average
Overall 99 94 100
Services 97 102 100
Groceries 104 102 100
Health 75 95 100
Housing 97 80 100
Transportation 86 90 100
Utilities 127 107 100

Lexington, SC Photos

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Rankings for Lexington in South Carolina

Map Of Lexington, SC

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Population over time in Lexington

Year Population % Change
2019 21,334 1.4%
2018 21,040 1.9%
2017 20,653 1.7%
2016 20,315 4.5%
2015 19,447 2.3%
2014 19,007 2.6%
2013 18,526 3.5%
2012 17,900 4.8%
2011 17,081 4.1%
2010 16,410 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
76.5% (16,312)
African American
11.1% (2,373)
American Indian
0.2% (36)
Asian
4.4% (931)
Hawaiian
0.5% (112)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (438)
Hispanic
5.3% (1,132)
Race Lexington SC USA
White 76.5% 63.7% 60.7%
African American 11.1% 26.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 1.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 5.7% 18.0%

Gender in Lexington

Female
47.9% (10,226)
Male
52.1% (11,107)
Gender Lexington SC USA
Female 47.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (426)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (853)
High School / GED
20.0% (4,266)
Some College
20.0% (4,266)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,133)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (5,760)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,773)
Professional Degree
2.0% (426)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (426)
Education Lexington SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lexington, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.7% (79,864)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (64,484)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.2% (154,332)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (162,156)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (221,245)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.1% (429,809)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (296,253)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.3% (433,856)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (161,077)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (130,318)
Income Lexington SC USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 7.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.2% 10.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.1% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.3% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 4.6% 7.7%

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