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People

Total Population 7,114
Male Share of the Population 61.8%
Female Share of the Population 38.2%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,079
Age of the Population 22

Families

% of people married 22%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.8%
Median Earnings25+ $27,908
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,068
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,219
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 32%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.3%
Median Gross Rent $846
Median House Value $248,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.6%
Irish 14%

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 6,683 $44,656
Clifton Forge 3,850 $50,703
Craigsville 1,362 $49,570
Glasgow 1,258 $48,889
Goshen 421 $32,708
Iron Gate 369 $43,750

Lexington Public Libraries

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

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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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