Lexington, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 7,393. Estimated population in 2021: 7,667 (+3.7% change)
Males: 3,411 (46.1%), Females: 3,982 (53.9%)

Henderson County

Zip code: 38351

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $29,725
Median house value: $82,800

Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.9%)
  • Black (13.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.5%), German (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lexington:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE LEXINGTON HOSP (200 W CHURCH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

  • DECATUR COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; PARSONS, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HUNTINGDON (about 24 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN)
  • METHODIST LEBONHEUR HEALTHCARE-JACKSON (about 29 miles; JACKSON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 36 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 84 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 94 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:

  • FRANKLIN WILKINS (about 2 miles; LEXINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: M52)
  • SCOTT FIELD (about 20 miles; PARSONS, TN; Abbreviation: 0M1)
  • CARROLL COUNTY (about 30 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN; Abbreviation: HZD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 50 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 72 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 82 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)

Schools

Public high school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 850; Location: 284 WHITE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 37; Location: PO BOX 709; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TURNING POINT PROGRAM THE (Students: 14; Location: PO BOX 1069; Grades: 8 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • PAUL G. CAYWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 691; Location: 61 DIXON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PIN OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 19925 HWY 412 E; Grades: KG – 08)
  • PAUL G. CAYWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 162 MONROE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SOUTH HAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 5455 HWY 22A; Grades: KG – 08)
  • BARGERTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 6141 POPLAR SPRINGS RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • LEXINGTON JUVENILE ACADEMY (Location: 680 EAST CHURCH; Grades: 05 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 33; Location: 49 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Lexington:

  • EVERETT HORN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,177; Location: 702 WEST CHURCH STREET; 26,342 books; 823 audio materials; 829 video materials)

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