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|People QuickFacts||Lexington County||South Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||273,752||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||262,388||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||4.3%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.3%||6.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.8%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||13.7%||15.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.2%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||80.9%||68.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||15.1%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.7%||1.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.7%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||5.7%||5.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||76.1%||63.9%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||85.3%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||4.9%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||7.0%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||88.4%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||28.7%||25.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||25.2||23.5|
|Housing units, 2013||116,813||2,158,652|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||74.3%||69.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||12.0%||17.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$140,100||$137,400|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.54||2.55|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$26,886||$23,943|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$54,061||$44,779|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||13.2%||18.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Lexington County||South Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||6,109||101,2281|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||88,399||1,548,5161|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.6%||1.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||18,171||304,327|
|Total number of firms, 2007||22,886||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||5.5%||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.9%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.5%||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||24.1%||27.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||3,465,738||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,588,391||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,666,090||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$15,027||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||434,490||8,383,463|
|Building permits, 2012||1,604||18,708|
|Geography QuickFacts||Lexington County||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||698.91||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||375.4||153.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Columbia, SC Metro Area|