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Lexington, Tennessee
Columbus, Ohio
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Lexington is 515% less densely populated than Columbus.
People are 14% more likely to be married in Columbus.
The Median Age is 9.3 years older in Lexington.

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PEOPLE
 Lexington, TNColumbus, OHUnited States
 Population7,822850,106321,418,820
 Population - 20107,641770,407308,745,538
 Population - 20007,393711,470285,036,114
 Population - 19905,810632,910251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now34.63%34.32%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.80%19.49%12.76%
 Pop. Density6343,90191
 Land Area122183,531,905
 Water Area06264,837
 Median Age41.131.837.4
 Female Population51.17%51.39%50.81%
 Male Population48.84%48.61%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Lexington, TNColumbus, OHUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.24%7.66%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.58%6.52%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.26%5.62%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.50%3.26%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.38%5.16%4.35%
 Age 21 to 243.86%7.61%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3411.72%19.62%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.63%13.44%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5415.15%12.21%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.33%5.48%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.49%4.45%5.72%
 Age 65 to 749.29%5.05%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.44%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.14%1.24%1.85%
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 RACE
 Lexington, TNColumbus, OHUnited States
 White76.73%58.44%62.77%
 Black17.04%27.45%12.24%
 Asian0.27%4.41%4.95%
 Native American0.00%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.04%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.20%3.52%2.13%
 Hispanic3.76%5.70%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic96.24%94.30%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Lexington, TNColumbus, OHUnited States
 Households3,031329,994116,211,000
 Family Households2,076176,60376,958,100
 Non Family Households955153,39139,253,000
 Household Size2.472.42.63
 Married Population52.97%39.30%50.58%
 Single Population47.03%60.70%49.42%
 Now Married50.05%36.88%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.92%2.42%2.17%
 Never Married23.68%43.69%32.55%
 Widowed8.06%4.54%5.95%
 Divorced15.29%12.48%10.92%
 Married, w/children30.15%27.98%31.68%
 Married, no children40.37%33.66%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.81%25.98%16.94%
 Single, no children4.67%12.38%9.95%
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