Demographics

People

Total Population7,110
Male Share of the Population55%
Female Share of the Population45%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+2,101
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married21.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,918
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$14,321

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,677
% Above Poverty Level78.4%
% Below Poverty Level21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work36.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.4%
Median Gross Rent$809
Median House Value$203,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.5%
German22%
English16.6%
Irish15.4%
Scottish8.6%
Italian6.2%
French Except Basque4.4%
Polish4.2%
Ukrainian2.3%
Swedish1.7%
Welsh1.5%
Canadian1.1%
Czech0.9%
Dutch0.6%
Russian0.5%
African0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Australian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Lexington Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRockbridge 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 Vista6,399$46,216
Clifton Forge3,603$46,429
Craigsville816$52,500
Glasgow1,487$45,893
Goshen333$40,577
Iron Gate262$44,375

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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