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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.
Site of 3-day Civil War battle in 1861. A cannonball from the battle is still lodged in a column of the county courthouse
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.
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.
17% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.
Libraries in Lexington include Lexington Branch ... View libraries
Lafayette 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 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Lexington, MOPros: The southern charm, the people.
Cons: Not a whole lot to doBlog about Lexington
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