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-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Attractive countryside


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-Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Lexington-Fayette Metro Area

Situated in the heart of bluegrass country, Lexington is Kentucky's second-largest city. It is the world capital of the horse industry and a cultural hub of the state. In many ways it’s just the right size, not too big to abandon the small-town lifestyle, but large enough to have urban amenities and employment opportunities. Future economic indicators are positive. Tech giant Lexmark and a major Toyota assembly plant in Georgetown are just north of the city and smaller businesses have found the area attractive, while university, health care and public sector employment are strong.


Mid-sized city/College town - Central Kentucky, 80 miles south of Cincinnati and 75 miles east of Louisville See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Kentucky
County: Fayette County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Lexington-Fayette
Zip Codes: 40517, 40515, ... 15 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 989 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Fayette

    The unemployment rate in Fayette County is 3.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fayette County jobs have Decreased by 0.80 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fayette County's cost of living is 7.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Fayette County's Cost of Living
    Fayette County's population is 314,488 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 39.72 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Fayette County is $158,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.56%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Fayette County public schools spend $12,750 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Fayette County. Learn more...

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