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Lexington is a city in McLean County, in the Bloomington-Normal metro area.
The community was named after Massachusetts battleground
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lexington. For links to other places called Lexington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lexington is 40.641N. The longitude is -88.783W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,902.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lexington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLean County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bloomington-Normal area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61753 ZIP code.
32% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $20,898, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% 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 $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Libraries in Lexington include Lexington Public Library ... View libraries
McLean 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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