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Lexington Guide

What's it like to live in Lexington?

People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Lexington. The noise levels in this municipality are low, as the streets are reasonably calm - although that is not the case around the airport (Blue Grass Airport), Interstate 64, US Highway 421 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, reaching public green spaces, like Kentucky Horse Park and Kearney Road Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the municipality and there are over 100 of them close by for residents to visit.

What kinds of homes are available in Lexington?

Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 60% of buildings in Lexington, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of Fayette county has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder. Around 30% of homes in this part of Fayette county were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.

What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Lexington?

High schools and primary schools are not particularly plentiful in Lexington, and thus not always within walking distance. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, it is difficult to get to the closest supermarket by walking in Lexington. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.

What are the best ways to get around in Lexington?

This municipality is a very good part of the Lexington-Fayette metropolitan area for traveling by car. It is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, Lexington is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are about 10 bus lines crossing the municipality. Traveling on foot is not especially feasible for home renters in Lexington since very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.