|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lexington is 19,516. Lexington, North Carolina is the 1,905th largest city in the US.
Lexington is located entirely in Davidson County.
The peak population of Lexington was in 2000, when its population was 19,922. In 2000, Lexington was the 1,595th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,905th largest city in the US. Lexington is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lexington has shrunk 2.0% since the year 2000. Lexington, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lexington has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.
|1900||South El Monte, California||19,590||-7.4%|
|1901||Knightdale, North Carolina||19,576||210.1%|
|1902||Kinston, North Carolina||19,546||-17.9%|
|1905||Lexington, North Carolina||19,516||-2.0%|
|1907||North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina||19,485||72.1%|
|1909||Evergreen Park, Illinois||19,471||-6.3%|
|1910||Harrisburg, North Carolina||19,463||314.4%|
The total voting age population of Lexington, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,987. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Lexington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lexington are 56.8% White, 30.5% Black, 4.6% Two or more races, 3.8% Asian, 3.8% Other and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 15.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lexington, 27.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.9%. On a per-household basis, 22.7% of families are below the poverty line in Lexington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.8% of Lexington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.9% of Lexington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lexington residents aged 5 and older, 17.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lexington is 11.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lexington, 7.7% 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 $29,938.
In Lexington, 37.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 63.0% of housing units in Lexington.
Of all the housing units in Lexington, 7.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Lexington, 11.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lexington is $704.
In Lexington, 69.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.