Lexington is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 2,161 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lexington is the 142nd largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in office and administrative support (12.08%), sales jobs (11.28%), and maintenance occupations (8.29%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lexington is worth considering.
The population of Lexington has a very low overall level of education: only 7.84% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $18,421, which is middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,684 for a family of four. However, Lexington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lexington is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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. Lexington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include English, German, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lexington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.