Lexington-Fayette Information

Lexington-Fayette Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lexington-Fayette, KY

General Lexington-Fayette Information

State: Kentucky

County: Fayette County

Close cities: Lexington Manor, KY, Nicholasville, KY, South Elkhorn, KY, Meadowthorpe, KY, Columbus, KY, Stonewall Estates, KY, Bracktown, KY, Donerail, KY, Gardenside, KY, Chilesburg, KY, Elk Chester, KY, Mount Vernon, KY, Kenawood, KY, Open Gates, KY, Idle Hour, KY, Monticello, KY, Crestwood, KY, Cardinal Valley, KY, Paynes Depot, KY, East Hickman, KY, Deep Springs, KY, Cadentown, KY, Cardinal Hill, KY, Ashland Park, KY, Georgetown, KY, Versailles, KY, Bryan Station, KY, Eastland Park, KY, Coletown, KY, Lexington, KY, Garden Springs, KY, Gamesway, KY, Uttingertown, KY, Keene, KY, Zandale, KY, Russell Cave, KY, Catnip, KY, Midway, KY

Lexington-Fayette Population (census data)
Total 279,044 (+5.9% since 2000)
Male 137,003 (49.1%)
Female 142,041 (50.9%)

Population Density: 981 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.2 (US Avg is 100)

Lexington-Fayette Elevation: 1,000 feet above sea level

Land Area: 284.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,296

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Lexington-Fayette Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.1%)
  • Black (13.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (13.5%)
  • English (12.4%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • United States (11.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.9%)
  • Italian (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 15,448 people (5.5%)
  • Latin America (40.7%)
  • Asia (40.7%)
  • Europe (18.5%)

Local Lexington-Fayette Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University

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