Arrival Data By City – Lexington

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Arrival Data By City – Lexington2020-04-22T15:23:36+00:00

Kentucky Arrival Data by City

Lexington

One refugee resettlement agency is located in Lexington: Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM), which is a sub-office of Kentucky Refugee Ministries in Louisville. KRM has resettled refugees in Lexington since 1998.

In FY2019, KRM resettled 248 refugees in the Lexington area. This includes 218 in Lexington, 28 in Nicholasville, 1 in Georgetown and 1 in Versailles.

Recent Trends

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status FY2019
October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total433
Refugee248
Secondary Migrant162
Asylee15
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)8

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality FY2019
October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total433
Democratic Republic of the Congo332
Ukraine61
Syria12
Iraq5
Burundi4
Venezuela4
Afghanistan3
Honduras3
Other 9

Last Five Years

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status
Fiscal Years 2015 – 2019

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1928
Refugee1282
Secondary Migrant507
Cuban/Haitian Entrant 58
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)44
Asylee 36
Trafficking Victim1

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality
Fiscal Years 2015 - 2019

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1928
Democratic Republic of the Congo1206
Syria153
Ukraine148
Iraq145
Cuba62
Bhutan59
Burma*45
Afghanistan32
Rwanda25
Other53

*The majority of the Burmese cases resettled by KRM Lexington are living in the Northern Kentucky area, including Crescent Springs, Ft. Mitchell and Erlanger.

Arrivals in Lexington by Primary Language
Fiscal Years 2015 - 2019

LanguageTotal Arrivals
Swahili741
Kinyarwanda385
Arabic294
Ukranian136
Spanish74
Nepali70
Bembe54
Chin26
French24
Pashto24
Other100