Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Lexington-Fayette is 506,786, a change of 4.71% when compared to 2014. With an area of 1,469.92 square miles, this works out to a population density of 344.77 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 200,538, with an average household size of 2.44.
Lexington-Fayette's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.32%.
The average household income in Lexington-Fayette for 2018 was $78,770, while the median was $56,385.

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Lexington-Fayette Fertility Rate

6,348 estimated births

Lexington-Fayette Household Characteristics

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Lexington-Fayette Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,279

Lexington-Fayette Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $840

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Lexington-Fayette Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 483,997
2015 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 489,799
2016 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 495,193
2017 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 500,689
2018 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 506,786