Lexington, KY 40503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, KY 40503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,613
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,142
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,821
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38, Longitude -84.531
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lexington, KY 40503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,242
Population in Households 26,218
Population in Familes 19,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 3,086
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 11,220
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 6,613
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,663 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,557 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 759 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $177,503
Average Home Value $196,118


Median Household Income $58,901
Average Household Income $76,849
Per Capita Income $32,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.77%
Households 0.45% 0.65%
Families 0.19% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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, KY 40503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40503 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 48 94th
Population Density1 # 28 96th
Diversity Index2 # 102 86th
Median Household Income # 64 92nd
Per Capita Income # 37 95th

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