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Population (year 2000): 10,011. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,085 (+0.7% change)
Males: 5,212 (52.1%), Females: 4,799 (47.9%)

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Median resident age: 29.6 years
Median household income: $38,098 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Lexington:

  • Hispanic (51.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.3%)
  • Other race (30.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (6.3%), English (5.5%), United States (2.7%), Czech (1.6%), Danish (1.5%).

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Elevation: 2390 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Lexington,

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

34.2% Foreign born (32.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,192 (+46.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NE Lincoln, (210.8 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (588.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Smithfield, NE (14.3 miles) , NE (14.5 miles Overton, NE (15.4 miles Elwood, NE Cozad, (17.5 miles Eddyville, NE (18.1 miles) , NE (19.1 miles Bertrand, NE (20.1 miles Sumner, NE (21.3 miles Eustis,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $31,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,300

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 99.74 W

Area code: 308


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (45.9%), Educational,health and social services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -428 (-4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,094 (51.5%)


 

Crime in Lexington by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 0 10 4
    per 100,000 69.9 0.0 99.9 40.0
Robberies 2 2 3 4
    per 100,000 20.0 20.0 30.0 40.0
Assaults 15 15 10 14
    per 100,000 149.8 149.8 99.9 139.8
Burglaries 52 47 93 56
    per 100,000 519.4 469.5 929.0 559.4
Thefts 335 327 281 334
    per 100,000 3346.3 3266.4 2806.9 3336.3
Auto thefts 19 22 26 27
    per 100,000 189.8 219.8 259.7 269.7
249.3 217.1 267.0 250.1


Average climate in Lexington, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lexington,

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1993, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Lexington city center .

On 6/6/1993, a category 3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Lexington:
  • TRI-COUNTY AREA HOSPITAL DISTRICT (1201 NORTH ERIE STREET PO BOX 980)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:
  • COZAD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; COZAD, NE)
  • GOTHENBURG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; GOTHENBURG, NE)
  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (about 35 miles; HOLDREGE, NE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:
  • KEARNEY MUNI (about 52 miles; KEARNEY, NE; ID: EAR)
  • NORTH PLATTE RGNL AIRPORT LEE BIRD FIELD (about 69 miles; NORTH PLATTE, NE; ID: LBF)
  • MC COOK MUNI (about 71 miles; MC COOK, NE; ID: MCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:
  • JIM KELLY FIELD (about 2 miles; LEXINGTON, NE; ID: LXN)
  • COZAD MUNI (about 19 miles; COZAD, NE; ID: CZD)
  • QUINN FIELD (about 29 miles; GOTHENBURG, NE; ID: GTE)


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
Electric Power 14 $33,854 $29,017 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $6,073 $24,292 4 $1,339
Other and Unallocable 9 $19,419 $25,892 5 $3,343
Financial Administration 4 $10,348 $31,044 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $3,116 $37,392 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 14 $43,893 $37,622 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,439 $26,634 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   4 $1,842
Streets and Highways 7 $16,249 $27,855 0 $0
Airports 1 $2,325 $27,900 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,877 $22,524 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $7,784 $31,136 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $4,189 $25,134 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,976 $35,712 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $13,286 $22,776 0 $0
Totals for Government 69 $169,828 $29,535 13 $6,524


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 47 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; FT enrollment: 3,730)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; HAYS, KS; FT enrollment: 4,572)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 168 miles; NORFOLK, NE; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 179 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 211 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 212 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 19,806)
Public high school in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 759; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 659; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • MORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PERSHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BRYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SANDOZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Grades: PK - 06)
  • IBP-LEXINGTON PRESCHOOL (Students: 149; Grades: PK - PK)
  • DIST 017 - DAWSON COUNTY (Students: 46; Grades: PK - 08)
  • DIST 025 - DAWSON COUNTY (Students: 34; Grades: PK - 08)
  • DIST 022 - DAWSON COUNTY (Students: 21; Grades: PK - 08)
  • DIST 044 - DAWSON COUNTY (Students: 6; Location: 76751 ROAD 428; Grades: PK - 08)
Library in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $242,848; Location: 103 EAST 10TH STREET; 29,887 books; 601 audio materials; 899 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lexington: Gable View Inn Campground (A), Lexington (B), Dawson County Fairgrounds (C), DeBruce Grain Incorporated Elevator (D), Plum Creek Memorial Wall (E), Lexington Fire Station (F), Lexington Police Station (G), Lexington Public Library (H), Dawson County Sheriffs Office (I), Dawson County Historical Museum (J), Dawson County Courthouse (K).

Churches in Lexington include: Calvary Assembly of God Church (A), Saint Anns Catholic Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Parkview Baptist Church (D), Northside Church of Christ (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Grace Lutheran Church (H).

Parks in Lexington include: Arbor Park (1), Memorial Park (2), Oak Park (3), Pioneer Park (4), Plum Creek Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Lexington compared to Nebraska state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMI (1580 AM; 1 kW; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KAMI-FM (104.5 FM; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • K35AL (Channel 35; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NORTH PLATTE TELEVISION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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