Best Places to Live

Lexington, KY

Population: 308,306
LIV
SCORE
613
Jeff Adkins

The largest employer in Lexington is the University of Kentucky, and the city ranks 10th in the U.S. in college education rate, with 40 percent of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. Lexington has a strong health care system and a robust cultural scene, including its annual Festival of the Bluegrass each June.

Lexington, KY Ranking Data

Civic
65
Demographics
51
Economy
54
Education
82
Health
75
Housing
47
Infrastructure
36