KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Lexington, KY

Lexington, KY is located in Fayette County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Lexington is about 296,965 with about 439 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 317,110.

The Average Home Value is $203,293.33, which is roughly 54% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 7% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $57,003.93, which is roughly 31% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 1% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lexington is about 5.4%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Fayette County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 35.01% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 59.32%
Republican: 38.55%
Libertarian: 1.56%
Other: 0.57%


Nearby Locations

Versailles, KY (13.28 mi.)
Wilmore, KY (13.33 mi.)
Midway, KY (15.24 mi.)
Georgetown, KY (15.74 mi.)
Ford, KY (17.01 mi.)
Winchester, KY (17.01 mi.)
Paris, KY (19.09 mi.)
Richmond, KY (19.19 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 40502, 40503, 40504, 40505, 40506, 40507, 40508, 40509, 40510, 40511, 40513, 40514, 40515, 40516, 40517
Latitude : 38.067994
Longitude : -84.593040
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 919 ft.
Area Code(s) : 502, 859

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.26
Male Population Estimate : 49.23%
Female Population Estimate : 50.77%
Median Age : 35.0
Male Median Age : 33.9
Female Median Age : 36.4

White Population Estimate : 77.97%
Black Population Estimate : 15.93%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.93%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.82%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Other Population Estimate : 4.11%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lexington specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Fayette County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Fayette County: About 369 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Fayette County is about 41% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 22% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.