Lexington, Ohio

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Lexington, Ohio

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High Points

Lexington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Lexington People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Lexington Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Lexington Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Lexington College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Lexington Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Lexington, Ohio

Comparing Lexington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Lexington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles SW of Elyria, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles NE of Columbus, Ohio
County Richland
Metro Area Mansfield
Standard Zip Codes 44904
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.678
Longitude -82.582

Lexington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station ASHLAND 2 SW
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
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Lexington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,165 100%
Male 2,006 48.2%
Female 2,159 51.8%
Under 18 1,170 28.1%
18+ 2,995 71.9%
65+ 455 10.9%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.98
White 4,047 97.2%
African-American 50 1.2%
Asian 30 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0%
Other 18 0.4%
Mixed Race 15 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 0.9%

Estimated Lexington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,224
Growth 59
Growth % 1.4%

Lexington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.3%
English 13.7%
US/American 9.9%
Irish 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Italian 4.4%
Dutch 4.1%
Scottish 3%
European 2.8%
Polish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swiss 1.3%
Czech 1.3%
Serbian 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Macedonian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lexington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Steam Corners (44904)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lexington 4,165 $57,313
Bellville 1,773 $47,083
Butler 921 $45,179
Crestline 5,088 $37,275
Lucas 620 $42,917
Mansfield 49,346 $37,541
Ontario 5,303 $51,201
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Lexington High Schools (2004)

Serves 945 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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