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Lexington County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 698.9 square miles
Population Density 375.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 273,752
Population change 4.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 13.7%
Females 51.2%
White 80.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.7
Asian 1.7%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 15.1%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.7%
Veterans 23,090
Households and Housing
Households 103,742
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.3%
Median household income $54,061
The per capita income $26,886
Live below the poverty line. 13.2%
housing units 116,813
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $140,100
Residents owning their homes. 74.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 22,886
Women-owned firms 24.1%
Asian-owned firms 1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 5.5%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,666,090
Retail sales per capita $15,027
Manufacturers shipments $3,465,738
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,588,391