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Lexington town, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; Massachusetts

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Lexington town, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 33,792 6,902,149
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA 6,892,503
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 33,792 6,902,149
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA 6,547,785
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 31,406 6,547,790
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA 5.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 7.6% 5.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 31,394 6,547,629
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.8%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.5%
19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.2%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
65.4%
80.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.0%
8.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
29.3%
7.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.3%
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.0%
12.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
64.2%
71.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 993 315,859
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 27.1% 16.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X 2,914,929
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 82.1% 62.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $849,400 $366,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $3,940 $2,165
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,406 $786
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $2,240 $1,225
Building permits, 2018 X 17,044
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 11,757 2,601,914
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.81 2.53
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.9% 87.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 31.4% 23.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 96.0% 90.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 94.5% 84.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 98.3% 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 82.3% 42.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 3.8% 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
0.8%
3.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 64.5% 67.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 56.7% 63.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 77,005 17,508,975
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 255,702 63,583,090
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 210,946 81,927,799
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,286,519 123,904,370
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 276,384 92,915,380
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,564 $13,980
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 32.4 29.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $172,750 $77,378
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $77,570 $41,794
Persons in poverty, percent
3.6%
10.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 X 179,8281
Total employment, 2017 X 3,316,7161
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) X 216,666,2841
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 X 1.9%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X 559,925
All firms, 2012 4,284 607,664
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,995 357,158
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,896 199,210
Minority-owned firms, 2012 976 89,967
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,124 499,959
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 136 58,339
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,979 525,667
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,910.3 839.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 16.43 7,800.06
FIPS Code 2501735215 25
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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