Lexington, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 9,793. Estimated population in 2021: 13,586 (+38.7% change)
Males: 4,838 (49.4%), Females: 4,955 (50.6%)

Lexington County

Zip codes: 29072, 29073.

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $53,865
Median house value: $133,700

Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.6%)
  • Black (12.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (11.4%), United States (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 392 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington town

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

3.7% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,583 (+132.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 9 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 32 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 53 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:

  • CORPORATE (about 14 miles; PELION, SC; Abbreviation: 6J0)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 17 miles; GASTON, SC; Abbreviation: 7J1)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 18 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CUB)
Amtrak station near Lexington:

  • 14 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 15 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 17 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 44 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)

Schools

Public high schools in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,282; Location: 2463 AUGUSTA HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,679; Location: 5643 PLATT SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEXINGTON APPLIED TECH CTR (Location: 2421 AUGUSTA HWY; Grades: 11 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,612; Location: 702 N LAKE DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,142; Location: 205 WISE FERRY ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,067; Location: 116 AZALEA DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RED BANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 246 COMMUNITY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 932; Location: 180 MIDWAY ROAD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SAXE GOTHA ELEMENTARY (Students: 820; Location: 100 BILL WILLIAMSON CT; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 479 OAK DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEXINGTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 420 HENDRIX ST; Grades: 05 – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • HERITAGE CHR. ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: POB 161 / 134 SHARON LAKE CT; Grades: KG – 8)
  • COLUMBIA JR ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 241 RIVERCHASE WAY; Grades: PK – 9)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1724 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,955,101; Location: 5440 AUGUSTA ROAD; 446,369 books; 8,526 audio materials; 18,630 video materials; 1,863 serial subscriptions)

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