Lexington, OK


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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.

Lexington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lexington is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in office and administrative support (12.62%), sales jobs (8.96%), and management occupations (8.49%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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.

One downside of living in Lexington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lexington, the average commute to work is 31.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The rate of college-level education in Lexington is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.67% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $19,064, 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 $76,256 for a family of four. However, Lexington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lexington is a somewhat 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 11.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include English, German, Polish, and Italian.

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

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