Lexington ranked 58th out of 60 large cities of 300,000 population or above, with 1st being the most diverse, according to the WalletHub study. In the breakdown of the rankings, Lexington ranked 285th in racial and ethnic diversity, 266th in language diversity and 285th in birthplace diversity, according to the study.Feb 22, 2017
In its first year in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best places to live in the United States, Lexington was ranked 21st. “Combined with a diverse job market and a stable economy, this makes Lexington an ideal place for young professionals, families and retirees,” the review said.Apr 11, 2018
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lexington is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Lexington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Lexington has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
Lexington has the charm of a small town and the energy and opportunity of a big city, and a fifteen-minute drive can take you from the heart of downtown to the middle of horse country. Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, but it’s not so big that you won’t run into friends wherever…
The cost of living in Lexington is somewhat less than the national average, and the opportunities and culture make it a wonderful choice for renters at any age from anywhere in the U.S. According to a scale for the cost of living where 100 is the average cost, Lexington rates 89.1, cheaper than the U.S….
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Lexington’s housing expenses are 7% lower than the national average and the utility prices are 11% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 5% lower than the national average. Lexington has grocery prices that are 9% lower than the national average.
The city of Lexington, home to the University of Kentucky and an important economic and cultural center, lies in the heart of Bluegrass Country. The region is famed for its horse breeding, and Lexington claims the title of “horse capital of the world.” The horse paddocks enclosed by white fences are common sights.Mar 9, 2021