The village of Lexington, Ohio is, simply put, a great place to call home. And plenty of people are taking notice. Lexington mixes affordable living with strong average income numbers, solid home values, and the tight-knit feel that characterizes all of the best Ohio towns. You'll feel right at home in Lexington if you love spending time outdoors, attending community events during all of the big holidays, and enjoying all of the charms of small-town living. The village has become an especially popular destination for young families, but it's a place that anyone would be proud to call home. Start shopping for homes for sale in Lexington, OH.
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The estimated population of Lexington comes in at 4,743, with a steady, strong growth rate of just under 14 percent since the 2000 Census. With an average resident age of just 34.1 years, Lexington is more than five years younger than the Ohio average. The village's median household income of $51,258 is more than $3,000 above the state average, with home values performing similarly well. With a cost of living about 10 percent below the national average, Lexington is also a place where you get more for your money. Mix in a healthy collection of locally owned small businesses, and it's easy to see why Lexington has been growing steadily in recent years. Browse the newest real estate listings in Lexington, OH.
Lexington has a high level of educational attainment, with nearly 95 percent of adults holding a high school diploma, and about 40 percent with a college degree. Lexington's schools are overseen by the Lexington Local School District, which covers K-12 education and has earned very strong ratings across the board. Schools in the district include Lexington High, Lexington Junior High, and the East, West, and Central elementary schools. There's also a preschool for early childhood education. Nearby colleges include North Central State College, Ohio State University Mansfield, and Kenyon College. Search homes for sale in Lexington by school district.
Lexington features a nice mix of employment opportunities, especially if you're in a professional services field. The most common industries here are finance, healthcare, law, and technical services. You'll also find a very healthy retail environment, and Lexington's well-regarded school system is an excellent option for educators. Lexington is also committed to growth, and attracting new businesses. The Lexington Business and Growth Association works hard to promote local small businesses, and shows off the very best that Lexington has to offer.
We've already mentioned spending time outdoors, and Lexington really delivers in that regard. The village has been recognized by the Audobon Society's Tree City USA initiative for more than 30 years for its commitment to green outdoor spaces. The Pebble Creek Golf Club is a great place to take in those gorgeous outdoor sights, and enjoy 18 holes of fun, challenging golf. You'll also find parks throughout the village, including a skate park and quite a few playgrounds. The Gorman Nature Center is another great place to see the natural beauty of Richland County. And if you're feeling hungry, just head over to Apple Hill Orchards, where you can pick your own fruit, drink some delicious apple cider, and enjoy fresh apple donuts.
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