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Lexington is a city in Lafayette County, in the Kansas City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Lexington, KY

The latitude of Lexington is 39.184N. The longitude is -93.879W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,667.


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Median household income
Local
$32,759
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lexington demographic reports
Lexington is on the Missouri River
Supply depot for travelers on the Santa Fe, California and Oregon trails

Site of 3-day Civil War battle in 1861. A cannonball from the battle is still lodged in a column of the county courthouse

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Days - June 4-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lexington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, Log House Museum, Lexington Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Wentworth Military Academy

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lexington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lafayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64067 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $17,879, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.


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Libraries in Lexington include Lexington Branch ... View libraries

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Lafayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lexington political report.

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The average commute time for Lexington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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