Lexington, KY 40502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, KY 40502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.002, Longitude -84.48
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 610
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,328
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,803
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,525

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 40502 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 40502 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Lexington, KY 40502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,764
Population in Households 28,532
Population in Familes 18,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,232
Population Density2 3,961
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $66,239
Average Household Income $101,686
Per Capita Income $45,784


Total Housing Units 15,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,670 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,292 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,467 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $342,960
Average Home Value $409,055


Total Households 13,962
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 6,527
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.51% 0.62%
Households 0.41% 0.65%
Families -0.01% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Lexington, KY 40502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40502 to the other 754 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 30 96th
Population Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 64 92nd
Median Household Income # 45 94th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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