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People

Total Population 7,071
Male Share of the Population 61.8%
Female Share of the Population 38.2%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,052
Age of the Population 21

Families

% of people married 18.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 79.8%
% Below Poverty Level 20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 33.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.8%
Median Gross Rent $744
Median House Value $242,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 14.7%
Irish 12.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lexington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County
Standard Zip Codes 24450
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.78
Longitude -79.44

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 LEXINGTON
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Station TYE RIVER 1 SE
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station COVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buena Vista 6,666 $34,087
Clifton Forge 3,839 $48,487
Craigsville 1,164 $45,703
Glasgow 1,362 $50,119
Goshen 381 $40,568
Iron Gate 354 $41,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lexington Public Libraries

Library
Rockbridge Regional Library
138 S. MAIN STREET
Lexington, Virginia
(540) 463-4324
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Lexington Hospitals

STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1 HEALTH CIRCLE
(540) 458-3300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lexington High Schools

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY HIGH
143 GREENHOUSE RD
540-463-5555
Serves 1,068 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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