Lexington is located close to the center of Virginia. Lexington is between the Lexington City, Botetourt, Rockbridge county. Lexington has 2.50 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lexington population is 7,114, which has grown 3.60% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lexington median household income is $36,840 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.11% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Lexington median house value is $248,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 88.70% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lexington is better than the state average in quality. The Lexington area code is 540.