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Population (year 2000): 260,512. Estimated population in July 2005: 268,080 (+2.9% change)
Males: 127,905 (49.1%), Females: 132,607 (50.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $39,813 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Lexington-Fayette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.1%)
  • Black (13.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (13.5%), English (12.4%), Irish (12.0%), United States (11.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Italian (2.6%).

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Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 284.5 square miles

Lexington-Fayette,

For population 25 years and over in Lexington-Fayette

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington-Fayette

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.9% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +34,240 (+15.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (342.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (11.6 miles Nicholasville, KY Georgetown, (13.5 miles KY (15.4 miles Midway, KY (16.1 miles Wilmore, KY Versailles, (16.3 miles KY Paris, (20.4 miles Ground, KY (21.2 miles Stamping KY Winchester, (21.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1540 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1997: 1636 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 1868 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 1784 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 1898 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2001: 1649 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 2142 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2003: 2206 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 2184 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2005: 2399 buildings, average cost: $125,500

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 84.49 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.6%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +30,335 (+11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 117,584 (86.0%)

Average climate in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lexington-Fayette,

Lexington-Fayette-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Lexington-Fayette city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington-Fayette:
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSP (about 1 miles; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • EASTERN STATE HOSP (about 2 miles; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; LEXINGTON, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington-Fayette:
  • BLUE GRASS (about 8 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 70 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 74 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington-Fayette:
  • GEORGETOWN SCOTT COUNTY - MARSHALL FLD (about 15 miles; GEORGETOWN, KY; ID: 27K)
  • CYNTHIANA-HARRISON COUNTY (about 27 miles; CYNTHIANA, KY; ID: 0I8)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 30 miles; FRANKFORT, KY; ID: FFT)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 362 $959,173 $31,795 5 $3,990
Sewerage 148 $461,668 $37,432 0 $0
Police - Other 149 $581,945 $46,868 70 $37,060
Parks and Recreation 173 $460,209 $31,922 265 $141,003
Housing and Community Development(Local) 100 $328,028 $39,363 15 $9,266
Local Libraries 109 $330,526 $36,388 114 $112,150
Police Protection - Officers 545 $2,123,509 $46,756 0 $0
Fire - Other 37 $129,789 $42,093 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 23 $105,836 $55,218 2 $815
Streets and Highways 159 $515,528 $38,907 1 $1,162
Financial Administration 100 $353,554 $42,426 0 $0
Other Government Administration 303 $991,261 $39,257 8 $9,961
Firefighters 468 $1,842,404 $47,241 0 $0
Correction 377 $1,025,961 $32,656 3 $4,654
Airports 83 $261,496 $37,806 2 $1,142
Welfare 168 $466,014 $33,286 9 $6,514
Health 290 $859,847 $35,579 21 $32,287
Other and Unallocable 73 $238,862 $39,264 2 $1,623
Totals for Government 3667 $12,035,610 $39,385 517 $361,626


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington-Fayette:
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 1 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 1 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 3,972)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Eastern State hospital is a state operated mental hospital. Larger other hospitals not listed in Lex. are Central Baptist and Saint Joe. added by Eugene LaPierre

Notable locations in Lexington-Fayette: Idle Hour Country Club (A), Iroquios Hunt Club (B), Spring Valley Country Club (C), Tates Creek Country Club (D), Lexington Country Club (E), Big Elm Country Club (F), Blue Grass Camp (G), Keeneland Race Course (H), Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fire Station #16 (I), Lexington Public Library-Eagle Creek Branch (J), Lexington Public Library-Tates Creek Branch (K), Waveland Museum (L), Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fire Station #7 (M), Home of Henry Clay (N).

Shopping Centers: Fayette Mall (1), Turfland Mall (2), Lexington Mall (3).

Churches in Lexington-Fayette include: Victory Baptist Church (A), Aldersgate Church (B), Trinity Hill United Methodist Church (C), Trinity Church (D), Todds Road Grace Church (E), Antioch Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (G), Immanuel Church (H).

Cemeteries: Highland Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Memorial Park (2), Cove Haven Cemetery (3), Lexington Cemetery (4), Lexington National Cemetery (5), Howards Grove Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Lexington Reservoir Number 4 (A), Reservoir Number 3 (B), Reservoir Number 2 (C), Reservoir Number 1 (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Boggs Fork (A), Cave Creek (B), David Fork (C), Raven Run (D), Elk Lick Creek (E), Shannon Run (F), Jones Creek (G), Vaughns Branch (H), Manchester Branch (I).

Parks in Lexington-Fayette include: Douglas Park (1), Woodland Park (2), Duncan Park (3), Lexington Trotting Track (4), Kentucky State Horse Park (5), Steeplechase Racetrack (6), Castlewood Park (7).


Lexington-Fayette compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWFT (1250 AM; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington-Fayette:
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

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