Lexington demographics profile

StatisticLexingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Population20,3154,834,605318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,04514891
Median age36.738.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%40%43%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Lexington, SC has a population of 20,315 and is the 2,142nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,045 per sq mi which is 1286% higher than the South Carolina average and 2157% higher than the national average. The median age in Lexington is 37 which is approximately 5% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Lexington, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 53% of Lexington residents were born in South Carolina, 39% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lexington is 1286% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Lexington is 5% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Lexington 78.31% of the population is White.
  • In Lexington 11.88% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lexington 4.72% of the population is Asian.

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Lexington population breakdown by race

RaceLexingtonSouth CarolinaNational
White78.31%67.27%73.35%
Black or African American11.88%27.35%12.63%
Asian4.72%1.42%5.22%
American Indian0.42%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.48%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.06%2.07%3.06%
Other race1.13%1.51%4.75%
In Lexington, 5.0% 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.

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