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Lexington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lexington had a population of 4,744 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 40.6809 and longitude -82.576 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The Village of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2398431) 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 Lexington is located within Township of Troy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with 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 Lexington: New Lexington.

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


Total Population 4,744
Population in Households 4,687
Population in Familes 4,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 1,244
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,972
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,463 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $140,724
Average Home Value $165,834


Median Household Income $58,848
Average Household Income $69,632
Per Capita Income $28,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.32%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families 0.75% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Lexington, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 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 # 298 76th
Population Density1 # 599 51st
Diversity Index2 # 636 48th
Median Household Income # 273 78th
Per Capita Income # 288 76th

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