Lexington is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 2,185 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lexington is the 142nd largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in sales jobs (13.15%), office and administrative support (9.07%), and maintenance occupations (8.28%).
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.
As is often the case in a small city, Lexington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Lexington with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.87% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lexington in 2018 was $18,840, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,360 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 11.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include Irish, German, English, French, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Lexington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.