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.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lexington who work in management occupations (13.46%), sales jobs (11.30%), and office and administrative support (11.05%).
The percentage of adults in Lexington who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.10% of the adults in Lexington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lexington in 2010 was $22,241, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,964 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 German.