City At A Glance

Pigs in Uptown Lexington

Quick Facts:

Population: 19,285
Median Household Income: $29,950
Average Work Commute: 15 Minutes
Median Home Price: $70,502

About Lexington, NC

Known as the “Barbecue Capital of the World,” Lexington boasts a slew of restaurants serving up Western-style barbecue (vinegar-based sauce) and hosts an annual barbecue festival each year. Located in the Piedmont area of North Carolina, the city is adject to High Rock Lake and has played host to several fishing tournaments, including the Bassmasters Classic.