Lexington, IL Population

Population: 1,912. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,866 (-2.4% change)
Males: 938 (49.1%), Females: 974 (50.9%)

McLean County

Zip code: 61753

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $46,146
Median house value: $100,100

Races in Lexington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.5%), Irish (16.7%), United States (13.9%), English (13.2%), French (3.9%), Dutch (3.5%).

Elevation: 754 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lexington

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington city

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington:

  • BROMENN HEALTHCARE (about 17 miles; NORMAL, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; PONTIAC, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lexington:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 15 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 56 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • DECATUR (about 56 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lexington:

  • PONTIAC MUNICIPAL (about 23 miles; PONTIAC, IL; Abbreviation: PNT)
  • DWIGHT (about 41 miles; DWIGHT, IL; Abbreviation: DTG)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 44 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)
Amtrak stations near Lexington:

  • 17 miles: BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (NORMAL, 100 E. PARKINSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PONTIAC (721 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington:

  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 53 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
Public high school in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: BOX 67 WALL&CHERRY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: BOX 67 WALL&CHERRY; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LEXINGTON JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: BOX 67 WALL&CHERRY; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lexington:

  • LEXINGTON P.L.D. (Operating income: $144,438; Location: 207 S. CEDAR ST.; 23,119 books; 1,020 audio materials; 765 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)

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