Lexington, MA

32,936 Population
16.4 square miles 2,004.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
2,004.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.2%
was 63.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.2%
was 25.9%
 
Percent Under 18
26.1%
was 26.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 18.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
3.5%
was 3.8%
 
Median Household Income
$152,872
was $149,306
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.2
47.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
56.7
was 52.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
447.7
was 711.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,161
was 12,049
 
Median Rent
$1,799
was $1,689
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
11,602
was 11,531
 
Homeownership Rate
80.7%
was 81.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
740.2
was 733.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.0%
was 19.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 98.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.3%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
79.6%
was 77.5%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.7%
was 94.2%
Ranked 19th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
7.5%
was 6.5%
Ranked 64th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$175,312,663
$164,862,261
Ranked 19th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$160,318,311
$152,429,605
Ranked 18th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$5,427
was $5,170
Ranked 61st Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$4,962
was $4,780
Ranked 64th Highest in MA

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