Latest Data (2017)
Population 18,775
Nationwide Rank 1919

Quick Facts

Lexington, North Carolina is the 1,919th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lexington, North Carolina is a city.

Lexington, North Carolina is currently 5.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lexington, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lexington, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1909 Newton, Kansas 18,869 6.2%
1910 Berea, Ohio 18,850 -0.5%
1911 Altus, Oklahoma 18,849 -11.5%
1912 Erlanger, Kentucky 18,840 12.8%
1913 Brownwood, Texas 18,831 -2.7%
1914 Ansonia, Connecticut 18,813 1.3%
1915 North Liberty, Iowa 18,813 243.1%
1916 Bellaire, Texas 18,797 19.1%
1917 Monroe, Washington 18,789 35.1%
1918 Rutherford, New Jersey 18,782 3.7%
1919 Lexington, North Carolina 18,775 -5.7%
1920 Westbrook, Maine 18,730 16.0%
1921 Claremore, Oklahoma 18,729 17.8%
1922 Onalaska, Wisconsin 18,712 25.4%
1923 Creve Coeur, Missouri 18,702 11.5%
1924 Altoona, Iowa 18,699 78.9%
1925 Cortland, New York 18,698 0.0%
1926 Brookfield, Illinois 18,694 -1.9%
1927 Forest Park, Ohio 18,690 -3.6%
1928 Weirton, West Virginia 18,685 -8.2%
1929 Mayfield Heights, Ohio 18,682 -3.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1095 Holly Springs 35,223 247.9%
1098 Goldsboro 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe 35,065 28.0%
1132 Salisbury 33,849 10.6%
1191 Matthews 32,117 39.1%
1282 New Bern 29,590 27.1%
1293 Sanford 29,313 24.9%
1297 Cornelius 29,191 105.9%
1309 Garner 28,858 53.2%
1347 Fuquay-Varina 27,906 240.4%
1399 Mint Hill 26,748 54.8%
1408 Statesville 26,657 13.2%
1411 Thomasville 26,615 8.5%
1423 Morrisville 26,461 375.2%
1451 Asheboro 25,863 16.4%
1546 Kernersville 24,386 29.3%
1709 Carrboro 21,544 21.6%
1717 Clayton 21,405 149.0%
1741 Lumberton 21,040 -0.3%
1782 Kinston 20,509 -13.8%
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%
2171 Pinehurst 16,028 63.4%
2179 Albemarle 15,977 -0.2%
2187 Knightdale 15,849 151.0%
2197 Harrisburg 15,728 234.9%
2206 Stallings 15,647 117.1%
2210 Mount Holly 15,635 61.5%
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 18,775 1,919
2016 19,105 1,883
2015 19,326 1,847
2014 19,257 1,838
2013 18,993 1,851
2012 18,936 1,844
2011 18,942 1,817
2010 18,931 1,799
2009 20,213 1,695
2008 20,213 1,689
2007 20,084 1,679
2006 20,043 1,662
2005 20,091 1,642
2004 20,201 1,622
2003 20,235 1,605
2002 19,992 1,612
2001 19,866 1,611
2000 19,922 1,595
1990 19,319 1,416