Lexington, MI
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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.

Lexington is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lexington is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in office and administrative support (15.80%), food service (15.53%), and management occupations (11.44%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

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

The percentage of adults in Lexington who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.79% of the adults in Lexington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $22,669, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,676 for a family of four.

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 Irish, Polish, English, and French .

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

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