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Lexington is a town in Morrow County, in the Pendleton-Hermiston metro area.
The community was named for Lexington, KY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Oregon named Lexington. For links to other places called Lexington, OR, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lexington is 45.445N. The longitude is -119.683W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,450 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 273.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lexington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morrow County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97839 ZIP code.
21% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lexington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lexington was $23,152, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Morrow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lexington political report.
The average commute time for Lexington workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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