Lexington, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
21,847
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$199,400
Median Income
$71,850
Median Rent
$1,080

Lexington SnackAbility

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

Lexington, SC Crime Report

540
Total Crimes
2,390.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.88%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 540 2,390.2 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 47 208.0 530.7 387.8
Murder 2 8.9 10.5 6.5
Robbery 13 57.5 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 25 110.7 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 493 2,182.2 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 43 190.3 448.0 314.2
Larceny 419 1,854.6 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 31 137.2 282.1 246.0

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 93 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 107 105 100
Health 75 95 100
Housing 99 80 100
Transportation 88 94 100
Utilities 126 105 100

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
2020 21,847 3.8%
2019 21,040 1.9%
2018 20,653 1.7%
2017 20,315 4.5%
2016 19,447 2.3%
2015 19,007 2.6%
2014 18,526 3.5%
2013 17,900 4.8%
2012 17,081 4.1%
2011 16,410 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lexington

White
75.6% (16,525)
African American
10.6% (2,310)
American Indian
0.2% (46)
Asian
5.2% (1,128)
Hawaiian
0.6% (122)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (456)
Hispanic
5.8% (1,260)
Race Lexington SC USA
White 75.6% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 10.6% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 5.2% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.8% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Lexington

Female
51.0% (11,136)
Male
49.0% (10,711)
Gender Lexington SC USA
Female 51.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lexington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (873)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (873)
High School / GED
20.0% (4,369)
Some College
20.0% (4,369)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,747)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (6,335)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,840)
Professional Degree
1.0% (218)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (218)
Education Lexington SC USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
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 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lexington, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.6% (77,746)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (98,998)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (152,533)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (156,568)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.1% (176,476)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.8% (477,238)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (322,822)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.3% (464,864)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (150,919)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (106,531)
Income Lexington SC USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.1% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.8% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.3% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 5.1% 8.3%

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