Lexington is also known as “The Horse Capital of the World” and it is the second largest city in Kentucky. In the summer months temperatures run from 66-85 degrees while in the winter they are from 24-39 degrees.
The city has a population of about 279,044 in a 285.5 square mile area. The demographics for Knoxville are; 81.04% Caucasian; 13.48% African American; 0.19% Native American; 2.46% Asian; 1.21% Mixed.
The economy for Las Vegas is driven primarily by government and technology jobs which provide this city with one of the most stable economies in the Nation. Two fortune 500 companies call Lexington home; Affiliated Computer Services and Lexmark International. There is also a Jiff Peanut Butter plant and a large presence by United Parcel Service, Trane and Amazon.com, Inc.
The city is famous for its horse farms, but it currently features an Urban Growth Boundary that provides greenbelts as well as strict zoning definitions. This is in place to keep urban sprawls from infringing into the local suburban landscape and protects the cities other important economic influx, tourism.
Lexington’s cultural groups include a thriving arts organization with a professional orchestra, two ballet groups, pro theatre, choral organizations, a number of museums including one dedicated to basketball and an opera program sponsored by the University of Kentucky.