Lexington County

Lexington County, South Carolina

205 E Main St County Courthouse
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 785-8212
Fax: (803) 785-8314

In west-central SC, west of Columbia; organized Mar 12, 1785 from Orangeburg District. Name Origin: For the Battle of Lexington, the first conflict in the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 757.88 (land 699.25; water 58.63) Population per square mile: 336.50
Population 2005: 235,272 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 8.90%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 216,014 (White 83.20%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $21,063; median household $44,659; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,902-$30,048
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Columbia (13,029)
  • Lexington County seat (12,610)
  • Cayce (12,418)

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