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Work in Lexington!

Lexington has high employment in the health care, government and education sectors, strong retail and service sectors, and several small, clean manufacturing concerns.

Leading Employers

  • Lafayette Regional Health Center
  • Lexington R-V School District
  • Wentworth Military Academy
  • Remington Arms Co.
  • Lafayette County
  • City of Lexington
  • Benchmark Healthcare

Workforce

Total estimated 2010 working age population (ages 16 to 65) within 50-mile radius is estimated at 89.7% of total population or 1,608,348. Average commuting time is 22.8 minutes.

Transportation

Rail: Union Pacific Railroad
Air: Public Airport:
Lexington Memorial

  • Longest Runway: 2925’
  • Surface Paved: Yes
  • Runway Lighted: Yes
  • Fuel Available: Yes
Commercial Air: Kansas City International (1 hr)
Barge Service: Numerous operators

Financial Institutions

  • B&L Bank
  • Bank Midwest
Lexington in Fact

>Had a Second Battle of Lexington occurring during Price's Missouri Expedition on October 19, 1864.

> Was home to William B. Waddell, partner in Russell, Majors and Waddell, founder of the Pony Express

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