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People

Total Population 19,007
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 9,185
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.9%
Median Earnings25+ $41,829
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,982
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,696

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,816
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.6%
Median Gross Rent $945
Median House Value $175,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 15.5%

Lexington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lexington
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 29072, 29073
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29071
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.981
Longitude -81.236

Lexington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLUMBIA METRO AP
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station COLUMBIA UNIV OF SC
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station PELION 4 NW
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barr (29072)

Edmund (29072)

Macedon (29072)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cayce 12,944 $55,012
Gilbert 688 $53,864
Irmo 11,518 $61,993
South Congaree 2,475 $42,083
Springdale 2,693 $70,372
West Columbia 15,623 $57,992

Lexington Public Libraries

Library
Lexington County Public Library
5440 AUGUSTA ROAD
Lexington, South Carolina
(803) 808-2600
Library Web Site

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Lexington High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
2463 AUGUSTA HIGHWAY
803-359-5565
Serves 2,282 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL
5643 PLATT SPRINGS ROAD
803-996-4500
Serves 1,679 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

LEXINGTON APPLIED TECH CTR
2421 AUGUSTA HWY
803-359-4151
A Vocational School

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