Lexington, KY 40511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, KY 40511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.098, Longitude -84.497
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40511 has segments in 3 Counties (Bourbon, Fayette, Scott).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,029
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,481
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,521
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,960

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

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Lexington, KY 40511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,838
Population in Households 31,419
Population in Familes 24,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,419
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 69


Median Household Income $53,749
Average Household Income $67,703
Per Capita Income $26,403


Total Housing Units 13,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,525 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,077 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 934 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $155,642
Average Home Value $184,944


Total Households 12,602
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,928
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.27% 1.15%
Households 1.19% 1.19%
Families 0.89% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Lexington, KY 40511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40511 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 # 25 97th
Population Density # 89 88th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 111 85th
Per Capita Income # 134 82nd

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