Lexington, NC: What you need to know

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. 


Lexington, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 19,129
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $28,235
Median Home Price $103,300
Walkscore 31

Lexington, NC Rankings

Lexington, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.9%
  Female 51.1%

 
7.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Lexington , NC

Median Population

Median Age 35.5%
Age 18 Over 72.5%
Age 21 Over 68.4%
Age 62 Over 18.1%
Age 65 Over 14.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 65.9%
  Ethnicity Black 25.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 16.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income $28,235
  Median Home Price $103,300
  Homes Owned 61.6%
  Homes Rent 38.4%
  Median Property Rent $640

Language

  English Only 80.3%
  English Other 19.7%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 22.4 MINUTES
in Lexington , NC

Commute Types

  Walked 1.8%
  Worked at Home 0.8%
  Public Transportation 1.5%
  Other Means 2.5%
  Drove Alone 77.6%
  Carpooled 15.8%

31/100
WALK SCORE
for Lexington , NC