Lexington, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lexington, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Lexington had a population of 2,056 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.6414 and longitude -88.7834 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.

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Lexington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,056
Population in Households 2,056
Population in Familes 1,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,003
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $68,825
Average Household Income $83,769
Per Capita Income $34,238


Total Housing Units 889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $126,422
Average Home Value $140,055


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 560
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% 0.05%
Households 0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.3% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 2018 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 # 502 63rd
Population Density # 741 46th
Diversity Index # 1136 17th
Median Household Income # 300 78th
Per Capita Income # 285 79th

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