Statewide Claims to Fame

Lexington is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Foreign born residents

Lexington is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in People per household

Lexington is 2nd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Lexington is 2nd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Lexington is 2nd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Lexington is 2nd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Two or More

Lexington is 2nd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Lexington is 3rd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Lexington is 7th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Income below poverty line

Lexington is 8th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Current population (2012) 10,213 16th 1,855,525 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.5 21st 76,824.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,273.3 15th 23.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Residents younger than 5 9.7% 3rd 7.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.5% 2nd 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.3% 31st 13.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 54.2% 33rd 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 9.8% 32nd 27.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Race - White 57.9% 32nd 89.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.6% 2nd 4.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 8th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.0% 13th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 2nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 2nd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 60.4% 2nd 9.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 31.0% 33rd 81.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Female residents 48.3% 33rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 38.9% 1st 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Housing units 3,403 21st 801,185 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.3% 28th 19.5% 25.9%
Households 3,055 22nd 715,703 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.3% 23rd 68.3% 66.1%
Home median value $84,700 32nd $125,400 $186,200
People per household 3.2 1st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Income per capita $15,186 33rd $26,113 $27,915
Income per household $42,540 22nd $50,695 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.4% 7th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lexington Rank Nebraska US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 678 22nd 159,665 27,092,908
Retail sales $174,759 17th $26,486,612 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,192 12th $14,965 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,751 19th $2,685,580 $613,795,732

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