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Lexington, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Lexington had a population of 2,130 as of July 1, 2017. Lexington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 40.6469 and longitude -88.7846 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

The City of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2395695) 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 McLean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lexington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lexington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,130
Daytime Population: Workers 363
Daytime Population: Residents 1,112
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 2,130
Population in Familes 1,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,040
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $64,454
Average Household Income $79,405
Per Capita Income $32,162


Total Housing Units 906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 656 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $121,766
Average Home Value $136,682


Total Households 850
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 578
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.46%
Households 0.46% 0.47%
Families 0.1% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Lexington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 494 64th
Population Density # 732 47th
Diversity Index # 1146 16th
Median Household Income # 330 76th
Per Capita Income # 321 77th

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