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Lexington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lexington had a population of 4,883 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lexington: New Lexington.

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Lexington, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,883
Daytime Population: Workers 1,965
Daytime Population: Residents 2,585
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 4,825
Population in Familes 4,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 1,281
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $61,411
Average Household Income $72,754
Per Capita Income $29,184


Total Housing Units 2,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,489 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 516 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $142,897
Average Home Value $169,405


Total Households 2,005
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,453
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% -0.05%
Households 0.24% 0.0%
Families 0.86% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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, 2017 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 # 294 76th
Population Density # 582 52nd
Diversity Index # 638 48th
Median Household Income # 288 76th
Per Capita Income # 312 74th

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