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Population (year 2000): 19,953. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,398 (+2.2% change)
Males: 9,579 (48.0%), Females: 10,374 (52.0%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $26,226 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.8%)
  • Black (29.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.7%)
  • Other race (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.5%), German (7.8%), English (5.3%), Irish (3.9%), Dutch (1.6%), Scottish (1.5%).North Carolina

Elevation: 809 feet

Land area: 17.6 square miles

Lexington,

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

11.0% Foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+3.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Winston-Salem, (19.8 miles pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (35.2 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (455.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (6.1 miles Welcome, NC Thomasville, (13.3 miles NC (14.6 miles Spencer, Spencer, NC (15.1 miles East NC (16.2 miles Denton, NC (16.9 miles Clemmons, Run, NC (17.3 miles Bermuda NC (17.5 miles Trinity,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $101,000

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 80.26 W

Area code: 336


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (37.2%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,387 (+42.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,165 (50.2%)


 

Crime in Lexington by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 6 0 1
    per 100,000 10.0 5.0 30.1 0.0 5.0
Rapes 11 6 9 7 11
    per 100,000 55.1 30.1 45.1 35.1 55.1
Robberies 47 39 46 53 27
    per 100,000 235.6 195.5 230.5 265.6 135.3
Assaults 86 80 87 105 116
    per 100,000 431.0 400.9 436.0 526.2 581.4
Burglaries 335 394 373 457 374
    per 100,000 1678.9 1974.6 1869.4 2290.4 1874.4
Thefts 782 759 791 838 803
    per 100,000 3919.2 3803.9 3964.3 4199.9 4024.5
Auto thefts 110 126 81 65 51
    per 100,000 551.3 631.5 406.0 325.8 255.6
507.3 496.8 526.4 553.4 496.6

Average climate in Lexington, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lexington,

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Lexington city center injured 5 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 5/22/1985, a category 3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: LSB BANCSHARES INC /NC/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (250 HOSPITAL DRIVE PO BOX 1817)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:
  • THOMASVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; THOMASVILLE, NC)
  • NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST HOSPITALS (about 15 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • ROWAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; SALISBURY, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 22 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 64 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:
  • DAVIDSON COUNTY (about 5 miles; LEXINGTON, NC; ID: EXX)
  • HIATT (about 11 miles; THOMASVILLE, NC; ID: N97)
  • TWIN LAKES (about 15 miles; MOCKSVILLE, NC; ID: 8A7)

Amtrak stations near Lexington:
  • 17 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
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
Other Government Administration 27 $88,390 $39,284 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 62 $178,763 $34,599 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $25,741 $28,081 5 $2,232
Firefighters 47 $139,936 $35,728 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,828 $33,936 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 42 $109,486 $31,281 9 $6,996
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $21,596 $43,192 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $54,959 $32,975 0 $0
Gas Supply 20 $58,277 $34,966 1 $567
Electric Power 31 $116,660 $45,158 0 $0
Water Supply 11 $38,577 $42,084 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $19,443 $38,886 1 $1,134
Sewerage 31 $86,733 $33,574 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 18 $43,351 $28,900 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $37,571 $37,571 0 $0
Totals for Government 345 $1,022,311 $35,558 16 $10,929
College/University in Lexington:
  • DAVIDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,375; Location: 297 DAVIDSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE RD; Public; Website: www.davidson.cc.nc.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,508)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SALISBURY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 25 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
Public high schools in Lexington:
  • NORTH DAVIDSON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,403; Location: 7227 OLD US HWY 52; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL DAVIDSON SR HIGH (Students: 940; Location: 2747 NC HWY 47; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEXINGTON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 790; Location: 26 PENRY STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST DAVIDSON HIGH (Students: 764; Location: 200 DRAGON DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Lexington:
  • SHEETS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 404; Location: 307 HOLT STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNION GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 2295 UNION GROVE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lexington:
  • NORTH DAVIDSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,266; Location: 333 CRITCHER DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,045; Location: 5850 NC HWY 8; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CENTRAL DAVIDSON MIDDLE (Students: 866; Location: 2591 NC HWY 47; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEXINGTON MIDDLE (Students: 743; Location: 100 W HEMSTEAD STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TYRO MIDDLE (Students: 716; Location: 2946 MICHAEL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WELCOME ELEMENTARY (Students: 678; Location: 5701 OLD HWY 52; Grades: PK - 05)
  • REEDS ELEMENTARY (Students: 658; Location: 791 SOUTH NC HWY 150; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY (Students: 619; Location: 400 NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DAVIS-TOWNSEND ELEMENTARY (Students: 583; Location: 975 HEATH CHURCH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHURCHLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 564; Location: 7571 S NC HWY 150; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lexington:
  • DAVIDSON ACADEMY (Students: 97; Location: PO BOX 2013; Grades: PK - 2)
  • GRACE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 4; Location: 335 CARL PRESSLEY ROAD; Grades: KG - 3)
Library in Lexington:
  • DAVIDSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,513,098; Location: 602 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 233,024 books; 7,251 audio materials; 6,022 video materials; 1,618 serial subscriptions)
 

Lexington compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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:
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:
  • W216BI (91.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W205BY (88.9 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lexington:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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