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The Open Gates neighborhood in southwestern Lexington, Kentucky, is just a few miles from the downtown area. The community is bounded by Pasadena Drive on the north and New Circle Road/State Highway 4 on the south. Clay Mills Road creates its western boundary, and the neighborhood extends to the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on the east. Open Gates is situated in the 40503 zip code area, within Fayette County.
Open Gates spans about .622 square miles and has more than 1,655 residents. The majority of the single-family homes here were built in the 1950s, but some homes date back to pre-1940 and a few were built as recently as 1998. As of 2008, the average household income in Open Gates ($55,746) was quite a bit higher than the state average of $41,538.
The residents of Open Gates enjoy proximity to a wide variety of amenities. Downtown Lexington and the University of Kentucky campus are just over five miles away to the northeast. Within five miles to the northwest are the Blue Grass Airport and Keeneland Race Course.
Closer to home, Open Gates residents are just a short drive from several area shopping centers. To the southeast, on the other side of Highway 4, are Crossroads Plaza and the Fayette Mall. The latter is anchored by a Macy’s, JCPenney, Dillard’s, and Sears, and provides a variety of specialty stores as well. A movie theater and dining options can also be found here.
The more affluent residents of Open Gates may belong to one of two golf clubs situated within five miles to the east of the neighborhood – Idle Hour Country Club and Tates Creek Country Club.