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Lexington, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lexington had a population of 2,054 as of July 1, 2017. Lexington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lexington is located at latitude 45.1381 and longitude -93.1714 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lexington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Lexington (GNIS ID: 2395696) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lexington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,054
Daytime Population: Workers 691
Daytime Population: Residents 947
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,050
Population in Familes 1,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,968
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $51,656
Average Household Income $61,247
Per Capita Income $23,609


Total Housing Units 867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $176,324
Average Home Value $210,362


Total Households 790
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 515
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% 0.26%
Households 0.05% 0.3%
Families -0.11% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Lexington, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 255 72nd
Population Density # 31 97th
Diversity Index # 105 89th
Median Household Income # 555 39th
Per Capita Income # 787 13th

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