Lexington, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lexington, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Lexington had a population of 1,170 as of July 1, 2016. Lexington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 43.2672 and longitude -82.537 in Sanilac County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sanilac County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2398432) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lexington is located within Township of Lexington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sanilac County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lexington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lexington, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,170
Population in Households 1,162
Population in Familes 876
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 836
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 346
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 507 (46.0%)
Median Home Value $122,059
Average Home Value $152,060


Median Household Income $33,926
Average Household Income $46,738
Per Capita Income $22,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.29%
Households -0.13% -0.34%
Families 0.71% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lexington, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 406 41st
Population Density1 # 385 45th
Diversity Index2 # 558 20th
Median Household Income # 600 13th
Per Capita Income # 329 53rd

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