Lexington, AL Population

By | May 15, 2019

Population: 840. Estimated population in July 2020: 830 (-1.2% change)
Males: 386 (46.0%), Females: 454 (54.0%)

Lauderdale County

Zip code: 35648

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $31,736
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (27.4%), English (11.1%), Irish (9.6%), German (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Map of Lexington, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington town

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 23 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 48 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • SMYRNA (about 93 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:

  • LAWRENCEBURG-LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 21 miles; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Abbreviation: 2M2)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 22 miles; COURTLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 9A4)
  • ABERNATHY FIELD (about 26 miles; PULASKI, TN; Abbreviation: GZS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 23 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 25 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 53 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 75 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)

Public primary/middle school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 878; Location: 101 SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Lexington:

  • BURCHELL CAMPBELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,700; Location: 11075 HIGHWAY 101; 8,102 books; 79 audio materials; 30 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)