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Lexington, county, central South Carolina, U.S. It lies between the North Fork Edisto River to the southwest and the city of Columbia and the Congaree River to the east. The county is also drained by the Saluda River, which is impounded by the Saluda Dam to form Lake Murray. Lexington county’s southernmost portion lies in gently rolling Coastal Plain terrain, the central portions lie in Fall Line hills, and the northern sections, with pine and hardwood forests, fall in the Piedmont.
In 2019, Lexington County, SC had a population of 299k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $61,631. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lexington County, SC grew from 295,032 to 298,750, a 1.26% increase and its median household income grew from $60,154 to $61,631, a 2.46% increase.
96.9% of the residents in Lexington County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lexington County, SC are Midlands Technical College (2,125 degrees awarded in 2019) and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia (29 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Lexington County, SC was $168,700, and the homeownership rate was 74%. Most people in Lexington County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lexington County, SC was 2 cars per household.
Lexington County, SC borders Aiken County, SC, Calhoun County, SC, Newberry County, SC, Orangeburg County, SC, Richland County, SC, and Saluda County, SC.
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