Lexington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 7,822 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lexington is the 81st largest community in Tennessee.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), sales jobs (11.38%), and management occupations (9.73%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Lexington rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.84% of adults 25 and older in Lexington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $20,808, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,232 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lexington include Irish, African, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lexington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.