Lexington is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,128 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lexington is the 456th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lexington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lexington is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in management occupations (17.26%), office and administrative support (10.64%), and food service (9.93%).
Also of interest is that Lexington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.19% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another notable thing is that Lexington is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the village experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller village.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lexington has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lexington has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lexington than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lexington may be for you.
Lexington is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Lexington citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.83% of adults in Lexington have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $24,838, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,352 for a family of four. However, Lexington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lexington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lexington residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include Polish, English, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Lexington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and German.