Lexington, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lexington, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Lexington had a population of 706 as of July 1, 2018. Lexington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 34.9692 and longitude -87.3711 in Lauderdale County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lexington encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lauderdale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Town of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2406013) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lexington is located within Lexington Division of Lauderdale County.

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


Total Population 706
Population in Households 706
Population in Familes 611
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 218
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $47,189
Average Household Income $58,016
Per Capita Income $23,393


Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $131,579
Average Home Value $178,602


Total Households 309
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 219
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 -0.49% -0.4%
Households -0.39% -0.39%
Families 0.17% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Lexington, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama 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 # 360 38th
Population Density # 314 46th
Diversity Index # 580 0th
Median Household Income # 164 72nd
Per Capita Income # 212 64th

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