East Lexington, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Lexington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The East Lexington Census Designated Place had a population of 1,494 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Lexington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,494
Daytime Population: Workers 1,699
Daytime Population: Residents 933
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.76
Population in Households 1,425
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 653
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $37,400
Average Household Income $55,898
Per Capita Income $24,290


Total Housing Units 706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (36.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (48.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $214,773
Average Home Value $249,808


Total Households 604
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 348
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 0.29% 0.29%
Households 0.25% 0.26%
Families 1.25% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 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 # 302 49th
Population Density # 330 45th
Diversity Index # 414 30th
Median Household Income # 484 19th
Per Capita Income # 353 41st

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