Lexington Fayette, Kentucky

Population 305,489

Lexington Fayette is located in Fayette County, KY. The population is 305,489, making Lexington Fayette the largest city in Fayette County and the 2nd largest city in the state of Kentucky.

There are 75 public schools in Lexington Fayette with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Lexington Fayette is moderate , and there are 573 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lexington Fayette is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lexington Fayette property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lexington Fayette include Nicholasville, Georgetown and Midway.

Lexington Fayette Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 46.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 43.7%

Crime Rate

33.26% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 395
  • Violent Crimes: 351
  • Robbery: 170
  • Burglary: 647
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

4.17% Lower than national avg.
  • 573 offenders in Lexington Fayette
  • 18.76 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

750 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 13
  • Registered Polluters: 28
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 695

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

75 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 75 K-12 public schools in Lexington Fayette, KY and 22 private schools. Homefacts rates Lexington Fayette's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

573 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
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Median Sales Price
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Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.8%
  • Rented
    40%
  • Owned
    50.2%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,225 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Lexington Fayette, KY issued 1,225 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,225 permits, 687 were issued for single family homes and 538 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lexington Fayette, KY issued 899 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 899 permits, 676 were issued for single family homes and 223 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $589
  • 1 Bedroom: $661
  • 2 Bedrooms: $846
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,200
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,496

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Environmental Hazards

750 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1122/1251)
    Lexington Fayette, KY has 89.69% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Lexington Fayette, KY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.75 Average
    Lexington Fayette, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.77°
  • February 35.98°
  • March 46.85°
  • April 56.65°
  • May 65.63°
  • June 72.7°
  • July 76.61°
  • August 75.97°
  • September 69.22°
  • October 56.85°
  • November 45.98°
  • December 36.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lexington Fayette, KY

Earthquakes
Lexington Fayette, KY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lexington Fayette, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lexington Fayette, KY has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lexington Fayette, KY has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lexington Fayette, KY: $53,178

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lexington Fayette is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.56%
White Collar - 67.44%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • Andy Barr

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

68 FCC Towers view all

1 Police Station view all

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