Lexington, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,178. Estimated population in 2021: 1,245 (+5.7% change)
Males: 565 (48.0%), Females: 613 (52.0%)

Lee County

Zip code: 78947

Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $31,023
Median house value: $71,400

Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.8%)
  • Black (10.9%)
  • Hispanic (9.4%)
  • Other race (7.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.8%), United States (12.1%), English (7.0%), Irish (5.5%), Dutch (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington town

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +229 (+24.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

  • RICHARDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; ROCKDALE, TX)
  • BURLESON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 25 miles; CALDWELL, TX)
  • SMITHVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 48 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 49 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 58 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:

  • H H COFFIELD REGIONAL (about 15 miles; ROCKDALE, TX; Abbreviation: RCK)
  • GIDDINGS-LEE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GIDDINGS, TX; Abbreviation: 62H)
  • CALDWELL MUNI (about 23 miles; CALDWELL, TX; Abbreviation: 14R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 45 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 52 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 53 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 57 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)

Schools

Public high school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 3RD & BURNS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 3RD & BURNS ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 3RD & BURNS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

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