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Lexington, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Lexington had a population of 1,729 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 33.1171 and longitude -90.0496 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2404922) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lexington is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.


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Lexington, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,729
Population in Households 1,722
Population in Familes 1,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 715
Diversity Index3 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,283
Average Household Income $34,997
Per Capita Income $13,778

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $64,962
Average Home Value $83,477
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 675
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 428
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.36%
Households -0.04% -0.36%
Families -0.28% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Lexington, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 61st
Population Density # 106 71st
Diversity Index # 211 42nd
Median Household Income # 342 6th
Per Capita Income # 323 11th

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