Welcome to Lexington

Where suburban vibrance meets rural charm, a blend of growth and tradition

In Lexington, the pulse of growth beats strong amidst a suburban ambiance. Thriving yet tranquil, it represents a harmonious mix of contemporary lifestyles and traditional values. Bustling streets, blossoming businesses, and burgeoning residential areas showcase the vitality of this lovely town.

Despite the rapid growth of the area, Lexington has managed to retain a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it an ideal place for families and individuals alike. The town offers a diverse array of housing options, excellent educational facilities, and a rich tapestry of shopping experiences, all of which contribute to making Lexington a place that's not just easy to live in but one that you'd really love to call home.

What to Love

  • Excellent schools offer quality education
  • Plenty of modern housing options available
  • A delightful blend of suburban and rural settings
  • Exceptional shopping experiences abound

Local Lifestyle

Lexington, SC, provides a unique lifestyle that combines the best of both suburban comfort and rural simplicity. Its residents enjoy the conveniences of modern living, from diverse housing opportunities to splendid shopping venues, while still basking in the picturesque beauty that rural landscapes offer. The local schools are renowned for their commitment to excellence, fostering an environment that supports not just academic growth but overall development. Living in Lexington is about embracing a life that's rich in options yet grounded in community values.

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment

A veritable feast for both the palate and the eyes awaits you along the Highway 378 corridor. This bustling stretch is filled with stores and restaurants, ranging from quaint boutique shops to beloved chain establishments. The options for indulgence are diverse and delightfully satisfying, promising something for every taste and style. Don't overlook the treasures that downtown Main Street has to offer. Main Street adds an extra layer of charm and allure to your shopping and dining experiences. 

Together, the Highway 378 corridor and Main Street craft a vibrant mosaic of entertainment and dining pleasures. Each visit reveals something new, and the joy of discovery is perpetual, making it a destination that continues to fascinate locals and visitors alike.

Things to Do

Near Lexington lies the magnificent Lake Murray, a sparkling jewel that beckons with its serene beauty and endless opportunities for recreation. From boating to fishing, the lake is an oasis for outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking a refreshing escape from daily life. Equally appealing is the Lake Murray Dam and the accompanying dam walk path. The dam itself is a marvel, and the path offers an invigorating walk with stunning views.

For a more land-bound recreation, Gibson Pond Park is ideal for relaxation and outdoor activities. Whether you're picnicking with family or enjoying a solitary stroll, the park's natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop.


Lexington belongs to Lexington County School District One.

  • Lexington High School
  • River Bluff High School

Overview for Lexington, SC

23,068 people live in Lexington, where the median age is 37.7 and the average individual income is $36,029. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.7 years

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Around Lexington, SC

There's plenty to do around Lexington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Krafty Koffee, Hazelwood Brewing Company, and Mama Henry's.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.95 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 22 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.22 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.75 miles 19 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.21 miles 33 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.5 miles 9 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lexington, SC

Lexington has 8,923 households, with an average household size of 2.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lexington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,068 people call Lexington home. The population density is 1,948.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.62 / 50.38%

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Schools in Lexington, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Lexington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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New Providence Elementary
K - 5th
Midlands Montessori School
PreK - K
No rating available
Northside Christian Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Lexington Elementary
PreK - 5th
Meadow Glen Elementary
K - 5th
Meadow Glen Middle
6th - 8th
9th - 12th

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