Moving to Lexington-Fayette urban county, KY

Should you move to Lexington-Fayette urban county, KY?

Lexington-Fayette urban county is a Town in Kentucky with a population of 321354 residents, ranking it #58 out of 30,864 cities, towns, and CDPs across the United States. Over the past decade, Lexington-Fayette urban county, KY has seen an increase in residents of 12831.8%, ranking it #9 out of 546 in Kentucky for growth.

Most of the 145,092 housing units in Lexington-Fayette urban county, KY are Single-Family Homes, 3 Bedroom, and built around 1982.

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How Does Lexington-Fayette urban county Rank?

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Home Affordability
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Diversity

Who Lives in Lexington-Fayette urban county?

Total Population

321354

10-Year Change

12831.8%

Total Households

134229

Persons Per Households

2.4

C
Diversity Grade
White alone
72.8%
Black or African American alone
14.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
0.2%
Asian alone
4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
7.4%
Men vs. Women
Female 50.8%
Male 0%
Under 5 years
0.0%
Under 18 years
0.0%
Over 65 years
0%

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Housing in Lexington-Fayette urban county

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Total Households

Own vs. Rent

Own 50.1%
Rent 42.4%

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Typical Age of Homes

1982

Common Residence Type

Single-Family Homes

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Lexington-Fayette urban county Schools

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Cost of Living in Kentucky

How Does Kentucky Compare?

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Kentucky State Taxes

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Should you move to Kentucky?

Kentucky, the Bluegrass State, is a place of Southern charm, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant industries. Famous for its horse racing and bourbon distilleries, Kentucky offers a unique blend of cultural richness and economic opportunity.

Kentucky’s economy is diverse, with strong sectors in manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture. Louisville, the largest city, is a major hub for the shipping and cargo industry, while Lexington, the “Horse Capital of the World,” is renowned for its horse breeding and racing.

Living in Kentucky presents a medley of experiences. Cities like Louisville and Lexington offer cultural richness with music festivals, art exhibits, and a burgeoning food scene. Beyond the cities, the state is blessed with natural beauty, from the rolling bluegrass hills to the stunning Mammoth Cave National Park. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and boating.

Kentucky values education, with reputable universities such as the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.

If you’re looking for a state that offers a unique cultural heritage, a diverse economy, natural beauty, and a commitment to education, Kentucky could be your ideal choice. Just remember to brush up on your horse racing knowledge before the famous Kentucky Derby!

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Lexington-Fayette urban county Economy

The industries, jobs, and economics of the area

Median Household Income

$61,526

US Average $74,580

Per Capita Income

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