Lexington, MI

Lexington profile

Living in Lexington

Lexington is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,118 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lexington is the 456th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some villages, Lexington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lexington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lexington is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in teaching (13.10%), sales jobs (12.18%), and management occupations (8.97%).

Another notable thing is that Lexington is a major vacation destination. Much of the village’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Lexington’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Lexington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lexington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lexington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small village, Lexington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Lexington citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.71% of adults in Lexington have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lexington in 2018 was $31,831, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,324 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, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include German, English, Irish, French, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Lexington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

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