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Location of the city of Lexingtonwithin Anoka County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Lexington
within Anoka County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Anoka
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
909 ft (277 m)
 • Total 2,049
 • Estimate 
 • Density 3,849.06/sq mi (1,485.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 763
FIPS code 27-36836
GNIS feature ID 0646627

Lexington is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States, and is a northern suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The population was 2,049 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all of it land.

Lake Drive / County 23 serves as a main route in the community. Other routes include Lexington Avenue and Lovell Road. Interstate 35W is in close proximity to the city.

The city of Lexington borders Blaine, Circle Pines, and Lino Lakes. The landscape in the area is uniformly flat because the city sits entirely on the Anoka Sand Plain.

Public service

The city of Lexington is served by the Centennial Lakes Police Department, the Lexington Fire Department and the Centennial School District.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,457
1970 2,165 48.6%
1980 2,150 −0.7%
1990 2,279 6.0%
2000 2,214 −2.9%
2010 2,049 −7.5%
2019 (est.) 2,652 29.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,049 people, 787 households, and 519 families living in the city. The population density was 2,969.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,146.6/km2). There were 861 housing units at an average density of 1,247.8 per square mile (481.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.8% White, 2.7% African American, 1.1% Native American, 3.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.

There were 787 households, of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 6.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

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