Lexington (city) County VA Information


Lexington (city) County Subdivisions

Lexington (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,357
Daytime Population: Workers 6,245
Daytime Population: Residents 3,648
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,893
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 4,624
Population in Familes 2,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,733
Population Density2 2,947
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $39,118
Average Household Income $57,904
Per Capita Income $21,473


Total Housing Units 2,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,120 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,207 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $257,166
Average Home Value $307,878


Total Households 2,327
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 1,049
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.61% 0.41%
Households 0.55% 0.71%
Families 0.28% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


Lexington (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 122 9th
Population Density # 12 92nd
Diversity Index # 88 35th
Median Household Income # 103 23rd
Per Capita Income # 99 26th

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