|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lexington is 1,547. Lexington, Mississippi is the 8,578th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lexington was in 1990, when its population was 2,291. In 1990, Lexington was the 6,421st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,578th largest city in the US. Lexington is currently 32.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lexington has shrunk 23.3% since the year 2000. Lexington, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8575||Ridgeville, South Carolina||1,548||-10.4%|
|8576||West Liberty, West Virginia||1,548||23.0%|
|8577||Cannon Beach, Oregon||1,547||-3.1%|
|8580||St. Stephen, South Carolina||1,547||-12.9%|
|8581||Jackson, South Carolina||1,545||-4.8%|
|8583||Van Meter, Iowa||1,545||77.9%|
|8584||Parkston, South Dakota||1,544||-7.4%|
The total voting age population of Lexington, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,240. The voting age population is 38.9% male and 61.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.3% of the residents of Lexington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lexington are 84.6% Black, 15.3% White and 0.1% Two or more races.
In Lexington, 43.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 55.1%. On a per-household basis, 30.0% of families are below the poverty line in Lexington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.6% of Lexington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.5% of Lexington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lexington residents aged 5 and older, 0.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lexington is 12.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lexington, 28.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lexington is $31,023.
In Lexington, 66.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.2% of housing units in Lexington.
Of all the housing units in Lexington, 18.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Lexington, 8.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lexington is $630.
In Lexington, 56.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.