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Lexington Population

Lexington is a city in Kentucky, State of United States, Lexington population in 2023 is estimated to be 324,441, covers city area of 285.54 sq mi (739.54 sq km), ranks second largest city in Kentucky State, fifty-seventh city in the United States. Lexington is consolidated entirely within Fayette County, known as the Horse Capital of the World. Lexington population as per 2020 census is 322,570 compared to 2010 population of 295,803 with the increase number of 26,767 people and growth of 9.0 percent. Popular places in the Lexington includes the Kentucky Horse Park, Rupp Arena, Transylvania University, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, the University of Kentucky, Bluegrass Community and Technical College. 323,152 - 2019 322,570. - 2020. for Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky

Below is the Lexington population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010296,847
2011301,7361.65
2012306,0751.44
2013310,0101.29
2014311,9550.63
2015316,0021.30
2016319,7381.18
2017322,1930.77
2018323,7800.49
2019323,112-0.21
2020322,570-0.17
2021 *321,796-0.24
2022 *323,7640.61
2023 *324,4410.21
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Lexington Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lexington population is 323,152, out of these 158,333 are male, 164,819 are female, The sex ratio of Lexington is 96. The median age of the Lexington population is 35.0, Lexington population by age are, under 18 years is 67,342, 16 years and over is 262,965, 18 years and over is 255,810, 21 years and over is 237,683, 65 years and over is 53,853. 49.0% are male, 51.0% are female, Population of Lexington by age percent-wise is, 20.8% are under 18 years old, 81.4% are 16 years and over, 79.2% are 18 years and over, 73.6% are 21 years and over, 13.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 144,089 housing units, The voting population of Lexington are 238,116, out of these 113,109 are male voters, 125,007 are female voters, 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female. Lexington population in 2022 is estimated to be 323,764, and in 2021 is estimated to be 321,796.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -519,4796.0%
5 - 918,9495.9%
10 - 1418,1955.6%
15 - 1923,8497.4%
20 - 2431,1039.6%
25 - 3449,77715.4%
35 - 4443,57813.5%
45 - 5436,23011.2%
55 - 5921,1146.5%
60 - 6416,6525.2%
65 - 7426,4768.2%
75 - 8413,3714.1%
85 and over4,3791.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Lexington Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lexington by race are:

White Population

White population in Lexington, Kentucky are 237,490, percentage wise 73.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lexington, Kentucky are 47,878, percentage wise 14.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lexington, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lexington are 13,446, percentage wise 4.2 percent are asians, out of these 5,083 are Asian Indians, 3,558 are Chinese, 477 are Filipinos, 1,221 are Japanese, 279 are Korean, 485 are Vietnamese and 2,343 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lexington, Kentucky are 23,960. Percentage wise 7.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 15,308 are Mexican people, 1,978 are Puerto Ricans, 296 are Cubans, and 6,378 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race323,152Percent
White237,49073.5%
Black or African American47,87814.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native7080.2%
Asian Population13,4464.2%
Asian Indian5,0831.6%
Chinese3,5581.1%
Filipino4770.1%
Japanese1,2210.4%
Other Asian Population2,343
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.0%
Hispanic or Latino23,9607.4%
Mexican15,3084.7%
Puerto Rican1,9780.6%
Cuban2960.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino6,378
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lexington native population is 290,149, out of these 189,491 born in the Kentucky state and 97,561 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 33,003, out of these 12,761 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,776 are in Europe, 6,167 in Asia, 2,132 in Africa, 1,269 in Latin America and 214 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lexington are 20,242, out of these 1,753 are from Europe, 6,257 are from Asia, 1,661 from Africa, 10,050 are from Latin America and 484 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native290,149
Born in state of residence189,491
Born in other state in the United States97,561
Northeast13,810
Midwest40,256
South34,296
West9,199
Born outside the United States3,097
Puerto Rico253
U.S. Island Areas22
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,822
Foreign born
Born outside of United States33,003
Naturalized U.S. citizen12,761
Europe2,776
Asia6,167
Africa2,132
Oceania203
Latin America1,269
Northern America214
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen20,242
Europe1,753
Asia6,257
Africa1,661
Oceania37
Latin America10,050
Northern America484
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Lexington Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Lexington, Kentucky are 144,089, Occupied housing units are 131,929, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 48.80% of houses are owner occupied and 42.76% of houses are renter occupied in Lexington. There are 58.86 percent of one-unit detached, 7.17 percent of one-units attached, 4.21 percent of two-unit houses, 4.04 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.86 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 34.49 percent are available with one vehicle, 36.00 percent are available with two vehicles, 14.57 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.51 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units144,089
Occupied housing units131,929
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached84,805
1-unit attached10,333
2 units6,070
3 or 4 units5,824
Mobile home1,239
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied70,322
Renter-occupied61,607
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Lexington Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Lexington, Kentucky is $211,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.31 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 2.30 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 9.27 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 9.79 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 11.86 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.84 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 3.87 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.57 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,881
$50,000 to $99,9993,317
$100,000 to $149,99913,352
$150,000 to $199,99914,104
$200,000 to $299,99917,092
$300,000 to $499,99914,177
$500,000 to $999,9995,581
$1,000,000 or more818
Median (dollars)211,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Lexington Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,337, 0.32 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 7.08 percent pay between $500 to $999, 13.48 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 5.63 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.20 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.14 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.60 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $472, 1.43 percent of homes pay less than $250, 4.06 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.54 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.33 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.92 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.99 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500459
$500 to $99910,196
$1,000 to $1,49919,422
$1,500 to $1,9998,108
$2,000 to $2,4994,610
$2,500 to $2,9991,637
$3,000 or more3,749
Median (dollars)1,337
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2502,054
$250 to $3995,844
$400 to $5997,988
$600 to $7993,356
$800 to $9991,322
$1,000 or more1,422
Median (dollars)472
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Lexington Rental

Total number of Lexington rental homes or apartments are 61,607, occupied by Renter, The median value of Lexington average rental rate is $932. 4.57 percent of homes are under $500, 51.99 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 37.21 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 3.41 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.15 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,818
$500 to $99932,030
$1,000 to $1,49918,946
$1,500 to $1,9993,975
$2,000 to $2,4991,893
$2,500 to $2,999208
$3,000 or more93
Median (dollars)932
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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