In 2018, Lexington-Fayette, KY had a population of 517k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $56,784. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lexington-Fayette, KY grew from 512,650 to 516,697, a 0.789% increase and its median household income declined from $58,069 to $56,784, a -2.21% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lexington-Fayette, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.27%), White (Hispanic) (3.2%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%). 0% of the households in Lexington-Fayette, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.9% of the residents in Lexington-Fayette, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lexington-Fayette, KY are University of Kentucky (8,125 degrees awarded in 2019), Bluegrass Community and Technical College (4,179 degrees), and Georgetown College (497 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Lexington-Fayette, KY was $189,600, and the homeownership rate was 60.1%. Most people in Lexington-Fayette, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lexington-Fayette, KY was 2 cars per household.