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Lexington Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Lexington Area is 26,202. The Lexington Area population density is 17.68 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Lexington Area is white, which represent 87.38% of the total population. The average Lexington Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,202. #802

Population Density, #795

Lexington Area
17.68 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:22,894 (87.38%, #424)
Black:1,029 (3.93%, #424)
Hispanic:7,931 (30.27%, #81)
Asian:18 (0.07%, #861)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):226 (0.86%, #247)
One Race, Other:1,704 (6.50%, see rank)
Two or More Races:331 (1.26%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,775 (72.82%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:110 (1.39%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:1,709 (21.55%, see rank)
South American:13 (0.16%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

22,757 (86.85%) out of the total population of 26,202 reported first ancestry.

 Lexington Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab290.11%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech5412.06%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish5312.03%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch4471.71%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English1,8467.05%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French4011.53%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German7,80929.80%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek390.15%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish2,0147.69%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian1610.61%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian1560.60%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish4161.59%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian530.20%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1340.51%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish1880.72%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African7943.03%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish1,3745.24%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss380.15%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American1,3575.18%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh380.15%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 13,139 (50.15%, see rank)
Females: 13,063 (49.85%, see rank)

Lexington Area
Male: 50.15%
Female: 49.85%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Lexington Area
37.00 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Lexington Area
36.50 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Lexington Area
37.70 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Lexington Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years1,9717.52%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,2608.63%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8216.95%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9477.43%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,4865.67%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,16112.06%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,07311.73%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,46313.22%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,25712.43%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,8867.20%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3675.22%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over5101.95%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Lexington AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population16,717, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School3,726, 22.29%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate5,674, 33.94%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,748, 28.40%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,811, 10.83%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree758, 4.53%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.43, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Lexington Area NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,00990.09%9.91%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,23099.01%, see rank0.99%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,82097.20%, see rank2.80%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College73492.51%, see rank7.49%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School12382.11%, see rank17.89%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Lexington AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total Households9,480, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.72, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households2,340, 24.68%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,140, 75.32%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,799, 71.72%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size3.33, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family5,198, 54.83%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,681, 28.28%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Lexington Area%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,150see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,105100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married2,98829.57%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married5,86758.06%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed1871.85%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced1,06310.52%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,045100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married2,18221.72%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married5,90358.77%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed1,06610.61%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced8948.90%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Lexington Area%NebraskaU.S.
Native21,69282.79%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence16,97864.80%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State4,57317.45%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1410.54%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born4,51017.21%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,7136.54%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,79710.67%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe140.05%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia170.06%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa6892.63%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania80.03%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America3,74814.30%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America340.13%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Lexington Area%NebraskaU.S.
English7,25876.56%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish1,88519.88%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1001.05%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages50.05%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other2322.45%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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