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Population (year 2000): 9,793. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,586 (+38.7% change)
Males: 4,838 (49.4%), Females: 4,955 (50.6%)

Lexington County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $53,865 (year 2000)
Median house value: $133,700 (year 2000)

Lexington, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.6%)
  • Black (12.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (11.4%), United States (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (2.4%).

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Elevation: 392 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Lexington,

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington town

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

3.7% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,583 (+132.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Columbia, (15.3 miles pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (89.2 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (589.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bank, SC (3.4 miles Red Grove, SC (6.2 miles Oak Oaks, SC Seven (7.7 miles Congaree, SC (8.3 miles South SC (8.3 miles Irmo, SC (8.4 miles Springdale, Ridge, SC (9.8 miles Pine Murray of Richland, SC (10.0 miles Lake


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 185 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 1997: 199 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 233 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 1999: 200 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2000: 242 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2001: 258 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2002: 242 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2003: 295 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2004: 258 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2005: 202 buildings, average cost: $122,000

Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 81.23 W

Area code: 803


Lexington, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Retail trade (10.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,389 (+44.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,039 (21.2%)


 

Crime in Lexington by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 0 1
    per 100,000 30.6 0.0 10.2
Robberies 9 7 5
    per 100,000 91.9 71.5 51.1
Assaults 12 26 13
    per 100,000 122.5 265.5 132.7
Burglaries 38 37 37
    per 100,000 388.0 377.8 377.8
Thefts 331 325 491
    per 100,000 3380.0 3318.7 5013.8
Auto thefts 17 10 23
    per 100,000 173.6 102.1 234.9
240.6 241.9 291.7


Average climate in Lexington, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lexington,

Lexington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Lexington city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Victor Riley - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Nov 4, 1974), Alex Spotts - College basketball player (Winthrop Eagles).


Main business address for: FIRST COMMUNITY CORP /SC/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • THREE RIVERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE LLC (about 10 miles; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • G WERBER BRYAN PSYCH HOSP (about 16 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 9 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 32 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 53 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:
  • CORPORATE (about 14 miles; PELION, SC; ID: 6J0)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 17 miles; GASTON, SC; ID: 7J1)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 18 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CUB)

Amtrak station near Lexington:
  • 14 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10 $28,952 $34,742 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $49,354 $31,170 1 $954
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,623 $19,476 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 27 $81,444 $36,197 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $10,275 $30,825 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $8,794 $35,176 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,466 $17,592 0 $0
Sewerage 15 $36,737 $29,389 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $31,428 $37,713 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $19,056 $32,667 0 $0
Totals for Government 97 $269,129 $33,294 1 $954


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 15 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 17 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 44 miles; AIKEN, SC; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,778)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; FT enrollment: 2,406)
Public high schools in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,282; Location: 2463 AUGUSTA HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,679; Location: 5643 PLATT SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEXINGTON APPLIED TECH CTR (Location: 2421 AUGUSTA HWY; Grades: 11 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,612; Location: 702 N LAKE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKE MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,142; Location: 205 WISE FERRY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,067; Location: 116 AZALEA DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RED BANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 246 COMMUNITY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 932; Location: 180 MIDWAY ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SAXE GOTHA ELEMENTARY (Students: 820; Location: 100 BILL WILLIAMSON CT; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 479 OAK DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEXINGTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 420 HENDRIX ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lexington:
  • HERITAGE CHR. ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: POB 161 / 134 SHARON LAKE CT; Grades: KG - 8)
  • COLUMBIA JR ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 241 RIVERCHASE WAY; Grades: PK - 9)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1724 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Lexington:
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,955,101; Location: 5440 AUGUSTA ROAD; 446,369 books; 8,526 audio materials; 18,630 video materials; 1,863 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lexington: Lexington County Courthouse (A), Lexington Town Hall (B).

Shopping Center: Village Shopping Center (1).

Church in Lexington: Saint Paul Church (A).

Cemetery: George Gross Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Lexington Mill Pond (A), Gibsons Pond (B).

Post office: (A).  


Lexington compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington:
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington:
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W222AD (92.3 FM; IRMO, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington:
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)

 

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