New Lexington, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Lexington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of New Lexington had a population of 4,557 as of July 1, 2016. New Lexington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Lexington is located at latitude 39.7168 and longitude -82.2067 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The Village of New Lexington (GNIS ID: 2399471) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of New Lexington is located within Township of Pike, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Lexington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Lexington: Lexington.

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New Lexington, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,557
Population in Households 4,409
Population in Familes 3,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 2,340
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,787
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 991 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 795 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $84,293
Average Home Value $99,697


Median Household Income $36,050
Average Household Income $47,280
Per Capita Income $18,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -0.5%
Households -0.45% -0.38%
Families -0.15% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Lexington, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Lexington to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 304 75th
Population Density1 # 183 85th
Diversity Index2 # 955 21st
Median Household Income # 1067 12th
Per Capita Income # 1074 12th

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