Lexington-Fayette is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Lexington-Fayette Urban County.
The formal boundaries for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County (see map) encompass a land area of 283.65 sq. miles and a water area of 1.9 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lexington-Fayette: Fayette County, Lexington.Photos of the local Lexington-Fayette, KY area
The table below compares Lexington-Fayette to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density1||# 236||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 23||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 154||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 108||80th|
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|Population in Households||292,196|
|Population in Familes||209,642|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||13,135|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||139,574 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||66,532 (47.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||60,561 (43.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12,481 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$185,485|
|Average Home Value||$233,116|
|Median Household Income||$50,143|
|Average Household Income||$69,349|
|Per Capita Income||$29,236|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.07%|
|Per Capita Income||2.8%|
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