Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY

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2019 Population
203,444
1.48% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.6
0.274% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.1%
3.61% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$66,058
3.25% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$190,700
4.26% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
103,781
1.8% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY had a population of 203k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $66,058. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY grew from 200,483 to 203,444, a 1.48% increase and its median household income grew from $63,977 to $66,058, a 3.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.08%), White (Hispanic) (3.3%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%). 12.5% of the households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.6% of the residents in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington (98 degrees awarded in 2019), American National University-Lexington (96 degrees), and Employment Solutions-College for Technical Education (69 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was $190,700, and the homeownership rate was 60.7%. Most people in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is home to a population of 203k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 17.5% of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY residents were born outside of the country (35.5k people).

In 2019, there were 4.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (145k people) in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.31k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are Spanish (9,941 speakers), Arabic (1,998 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,636 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    145k ± 1.63k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    30.4k ± 1.2k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.31k ± 494
6.22%
Hispanic Population
12.7k people

In 2019, there were 4.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (145k people) in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.31k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.22% of the people in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are hispanic (12.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,941 speakers (5.23%)
  2. Arabic
    1,998 speakers (1.05%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,636 speakers (0.861%)

12.5% of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was Spanish. 5.23% of the overall population of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are native Spanish speakers. 1.05% speak Arabic and 0.861% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
35.5k people
8.22%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
16.5k people

As of 2019, 17.5% of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY residents (35.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was 8.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,562 ± 1,452 people
  2. China
    1,273 ± 873 people
  3. Japan
    1,116 ± 818 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was Mexico, the natal country of 3,562 Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY residents, followed by China with 1,273 and Japan with 1,116.

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Citizenship

94.6%
2019 Citizenship
94.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.6% of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,178 ± 316
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,400 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,593 ± 261

Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is $66,058. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $91,406, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $76,443 and $75,248.

Males in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,500. The income inequality in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY employs 104k people. The largest industries in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,098 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,825 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,686 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($281,917), Clay building material & refractories manufacturing ($187,732), and Software publishing ($143,957).

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,058
2019 value
± $1,931
3.25%
1 Year Growth
± 3.41%

Households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have a median annual income of $66,058, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,977 in 2018, which represents a 3.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$68,879
Average Male Salary in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY
± $8,267
$53,500
Average Female Salary in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY
± $6,241

In 2019, full-time male employees in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY
  1. Asian
    $66,093 ± $29,118
  2. White
    $57,654 ± $5,578
  3. Two or More Races
    $43,357 ± $32,900

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY.

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Wage Distribution

0.464
2019 Wage GINI in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY
0.468
2018 Wage GINI in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY

In 2019, the income inequality in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.782% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $91,406, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $76,443 and $75,248.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY (22k out of 198k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,938 ± 796
  2. Black
    6,965 ± 689
  3. Hispanic
    2,317 ± 363

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

104k
2019 Value
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 1.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 102k employees to 104k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,051 people), Registered nurses (2,836 people), and Other managers (2,661 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,051 people), Registered nurses (2,836 people), and Other managers (2,661 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Dietetic technicians and ophthalmic medical technicians (6.81 times higher than expected), Nurse anesthetists (5.26 times), and Nonfarm animal caretakers (4.09 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, by average salary, are Dentists ($287,200), Physicians ($225,682), and Veterinarians ($187,355).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

104k
2019 Value
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 1.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 102k employees to 104k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,098 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,825 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,686 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, though some of these residents may live in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,098 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,825 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,686 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY has an unusually high number of Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (6.88 times higher than expected), Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5.82 times), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (4.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($281,917), Clay building material & refractories manufacturing ($187,732), and Software publishing ($143,957).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.2B
  2. $36.6B
  3. $29.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $85.2B, followed by Electronics ($36.6B) and Machinery ($29.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$373B
2018 Value in Kentucky
$703B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
88.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kentucky trade was $373B. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $703B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $27.8B
  2. $22.6B
  3. $21.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $27.8B, followed by Indiana with $22.6B and California and $21.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (32.7%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.79%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kentucky
62.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY awarded 277 degrees. The student population of Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is skewed towards women, with 102 male students and 475 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are White (152 and 54.9%), followed by Black or African American (62 and 22.4%), Unknown (29 and 10.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (21 and 7.58%).

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington (98 and 35.4%), American National University-Lexington (96 and 34.7%), and Employment Solutions-College for Technical Education (69 and 24.9%).

The most popular majors in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are General Cosmetology (120 and 43.3%), Phlebotamy Technician (31 and 11.2%), and Medical Assistant (27 and 9.75%).

The median tuition costs in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 102 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was General Cosmetology with 102 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 98 degrees awarded
  2. 96 degrees awarded
  3. 69 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington with 98 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

42
Degrees Awarded to Men
235
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 42 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY, which is 0.179 times less than the 235 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    152 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    29 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (Central)--Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was White students. These 152 degrees mean that there were 2.45 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 62 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY was $190,700 in 2019, which is 0.793 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $182,900 to $190,700, a 4.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is 60.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$190,700
2019 Median
± $2,886
$182,900
2018 Median
± $2,983

In 2019, the median property value in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY grew to to $190,700 from the previous year's value of $182,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$66,058
Median Household Income
± $1,931
81.6k
Number of Households
± 1,892

In 2019, the median household income of the 81.6k households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY grew to $66,058 from the previous year's value of $63,977.

The following chart displays the households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.7%
2019 Homeownership
60.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 60.7% of the housing units in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (9.09%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.26%)

In 2019, 83% of workers in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.09%) and those who worked at home (4.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY has health coverage, with 56.3% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 9.89% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1543 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 416 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Owsley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,543 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,543 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1,523 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kentucky in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$4,551
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,016
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,368
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.26%
Uninsured
56.3%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
9.89%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY declined by 3.33% from 5.44% to 5.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lexington-Fayette County (Outer) PUMA, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.3% prevalence
  3. 20.2% prevalence

Knott County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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