Lexington employment information

IndexLexingtonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,627$33,958$28,555
Median household income$36,840$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,316$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,563$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$4,398$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$8,045$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lexington is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lexington is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lexington is 71% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lexington is 24% higher than the national average.

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Lexington median earnings by income bracket

Lexington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%1.3%
Manufacturing sector8.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services2.9%9.9%
Public administration2.0%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services29.7%50.9%
Other40.3%25.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glasgow, VA1,258$40,00025%
East Lexington, VA1,205$36,35132%
Buena Vista, VA6,683$32,78939%
Goshen, VA421$24,86154%
Lexington, VA7,114$36,84031%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Celebration, FL7,111$85,04759%
Hiawatha, IA7,109$51,6303%
Riverdale Park, MD7,119$58,3429%
Notre Dame, IN7,123$15,00072%
LaFayette, GA7,105$30,49243%
Lexington, VA7,114$36,84031%
Source: The Lexington, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.