Lexington Park is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 12,161 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lexington Park is the 74th largest community in Maryland.
Lexington Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lexington Park is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington Park who work in management occupations (12.15%), office and administrative support (11.20%), and architecture and engineering (9.84%).
Also of interest is that Lexington Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Lexington Park is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The percentage of people in Lexington Park who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.21% of adults in Lexington Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lexington Park in 2010 was $27,933, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,732 for a family of four. However, Lexington Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lexington Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lexington Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lexington Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lexington Park include German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lexington Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.