Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina

Lexington: Town in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States

About

Lexington is a town located in the county of Lexington in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,870. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 22,716 inhabitants.

The town was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Quick Facts about Lexington

Population : 22,716 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Lexington County
Phone Area Codes : 803
Water as percent of area : 0.87%
Land as percent of area : 99.13%
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Capital city : Lexington is capital of Lexington County
Establishment : January 01, 1820 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:51:25 (18th August 2022)
Postal code : 29072
Population growth : 21.33% (2010-2020)
Lexington locator map
Location of Lexington on South Carolina map.
Lexington  South Carolina Courthouse image
Lexington South Carolina Courthouse
Lexington  South Carolina Courthouse image

Geography

Lexington is located at 33°58'54"N 81°14'10"W (33.9815400, -81.2362100).

Lexington map

Demographics

The population of Lexington increased by 21.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,870 - census
2011 19,207 6.96% estimation process
2012 19,692 2.46% estimation process
2013 20,025 1.66% estimation process
2014 20,381 1.75% estimation process
2015 20,632 1.22% estimation process
2016 20,973 1.63% estimation process
2017 21,237 1.24% estimation process
2018 21,623 1.79% estimation process
2019 22,157 2.41% estimation process
2020 22,716 2.46% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 23,479
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,854
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,683
April 1, 2010 Population : 21,181
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.9%
People over 65 (%) : 22.3%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 92.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,699
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%

Lexington zip code is 29072. County name: Lexington, County fips: 45063

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $195,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,387
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $443
2015-2019 median gross rent : $849
2015-2019 Households : 10,389
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.13
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,769
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 484,136
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 153,783
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 749,221
2012 total retail sales per capita : $34,236
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,970
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,155
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,297
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 999
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 631
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 125
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,983
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 292
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,728
2010 population per square mile : 2,116.3
2010 land area in square miles : 10.01

People born in Lexington (8)

People born in Lexington, including model Caitlin Upton, Player of and Canadian football Demetris Summers, movie actor Scott Lyons, .

List

  • Homer Hobbs (American football player (1923-1997)) he was born in 13/02/1923
  • Lacie Lybrand (American beauty pageant contestant) she was born in 01/01/1983
  • Preston Callison (South Carolina lawyer and politician) he was born in 01/01/1922
  • Wrenn Schmidt (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1983
  • Catherine Templeton (politician) she was born in 07/12/1970

Schools in Lexington

College & universities near Lexington, SC

Code Name City ZIP
218195 Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29210

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lexington, SC

Code Name Address Type
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL

Post offices near Lexington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Lexington Post Office Lexington (SC) 29071

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Other cities in Lexington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lexington County , SC.

City Name Population Title
West Columbia 18,109 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America
Seven Oaks 15,144 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States
Cayce 13,994 City in Lexington and Richland counties in South Carolina, United States
Irmo 12,734 Town
Batesburg-Leesville 5,402 City in South Carolina, United States of America
Batesburg 4,380 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America
Springdale 2,636 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America
South Congaree 2,485 Town in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States
Pineridge 2,064 Town in South Carolina
Gaston 1,712 Human settlement in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America
Chapin 1,664 Town in Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
Swansea 986 Town in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States
Pelion 711 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America
Gilbert 657 Town in South Carolina
Summit 486 City in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lexington distances to largest South Carolina cities