StatisticLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
Population311,5294,467,673328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,09811491
Median age34.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%42%43%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lexington-Fayette is 863% higher than Kentucky
  • The median age in Lexington-Fayette is 12% lower than Kentucky
  • In Lexington-Fayette 75.83% of the population is White
  • In Lexington-Fayette 14.55% of the population is Black
  • In Lexington-Fayette 3.50% of the population is Asian

Compare Lexington-Fayette, KY Demographics

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      Lexington-Fayette population breakdown by race

      RaceLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
      White75.83%87.48%73.35%
      Black14.55%7.94%12.63%
      Asian3.50%1.29%5.22%
      American Indian0.33%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race3.01%2.10%3.06%
      Other race2.74%0.92%4.75%
      In Lexington-Fayette, 6.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Lexington-Fayette age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lexington-Fayette, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).