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East Lexington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The East Lexington Census Designated Place had a population of 1,491 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for East Lexington is located at latitude 37.8015 and longitude -79.4165 in Rockbridge County. The formal boundaries for the East Lexington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Rockbridge County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

The East Lexington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629753) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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East Lexington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,491
Population in Households 1,413
Population in Familes 1,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 651
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $38,481
Average Household Income $61,871
Per Capita Income $26,709


Total Housing Units 703 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 284 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $227,222
Average Home Value $259,386


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.2%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families 0.96% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

East Lexington, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Lexington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 305 49th
Population Density # 329 45th
Diversity Index # 407 32nd
Median Household Income # 479 19th
Per Capita Income # 312 48th

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