Lexington, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Lexington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lexington had a population of 4,890 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lexington: New Lexington.

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Lexington, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,890
Population in Households 4,833
Population in Familes 4,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 1,282
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $62,740
Average Household Income $74,632
Per Capita Income $30,037


Total Housing Units 2,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,500 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 518 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $143,385
Average Home Value $169,430


Total Households 2,018
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,459
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% -0.04%
Households 0.29% 0.07%
Families 0.8% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 2018 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 # 292 76th
Population Density # 583 52nd
Diversity Index # 622 49th
Median Household Income # 299 75th
Per Capita Income # 319 74th

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