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Demographics

People

Total Population7,036
Male Share of the Population56.6%
Female Share of the Population43.4%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+2,105
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married19.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,681
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$55,441
Median Earnings With High School Degree$15,556

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,457
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work38.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49.2%
Median Gross Rent$765
Median House Value$230,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.5%
English18.8%
German18.6%
Irish14.2%
Italian7.9%
Scottish7.6%
French Except Basque4.6%
Polish3.8%
Welsh1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Canadian1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Danishn0.6%
Czech0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
African0.5%
Russian0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Nigerian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Greek0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Ugandan0.1%
US/American0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Lexington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockbridge County
Standard Zip Codes24450
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.78
Approximate 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)

StationLEXINGTON
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 68 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip39.9 inches
StationTYE RIVER 1 SE
Distance29.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationCOVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 68 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buena Vista6,610$42,580
Clifton Forge3,792$52,461
Craigsville1,143$39,750
Glasgow1,221$54,063
Goshen398$35,313
Iron Gate321$47,727

Lexington Public Libraries

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

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Lexington Hospitals

Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital
(Non-profit)
1 Health Circle
(540) 458-3300

Lexington Public Schools

Central Elem
85 Central Road
ZIP: 24450
(540) 463-4500
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Harrington Waddell Elem
409 Maury Street
ZIP: 24450
(540) 463-5353
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Lylburn Downing Middle
302 Diamond St
ZIP: 24450
(540) 463-3532
Middle
Total Enrollment 191
Maury River Middle
600 Waddell St
ZIP: 24450
(540) 463-3129
Middle
Total Enrollment 557
Rockbridge County High
143 Greenhouse Rd
ZIP: 24450
(540) 463-5555
High
Total Enrollment 997

Lexington Private Schools

Rockbridge Christian Academy
21 Snowy Egret Ln
ZIP: 24450
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 69
Woods Creek Montessori
2 Dold Pl
ZIP: 24450
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
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