Lexington, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Lexington, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lexington had a population of 4,688 as of July 1, 2018. Lexington ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 39.1803 and longitude -93.869 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2395697) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lexington is located within Township of Lexington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette County.

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Lexington, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,688
Population in Households 4,490
Population in Familes 3,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 897
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $46,681
Average Household Income $57,238
Per Capita Income $23,509


Total Housing Units 2,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,195 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 645 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $103,093
Average Home Value $140,583


Total Households 1,839
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,195
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.16%
Households -0.18% -0.22%
Families -0.06% -0.32%
Median Household Income   3.96%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Lexington, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 153 85th
Population Density # 440 57th
Diversity Index # 151 85th
Median Household Income # 452 56th
Per Capita Income # 517 50th

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