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Lee County Statistics

Facts

Land area450.0 square miles
Population Density184.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)85,340
Population change2.9%
Under 5 years of age7.1%
Under 1826.1%
65 and over14%
Females52.1%
White69.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.4
Asian0.8%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American28.6%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school83%
Had a bachelor degree or higher21.8%
Veterans5,227

Households and Housing

Households31,898
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more86.6%
Median household income$42,074
The Per capita income$21,799
Live below the poverty line18.3%
Housing units36,025
Multi-unit structures15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$108,300
Residents owning their homes70.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms6,912
Women-owned firms21.8%
Asian-owned firms0.7%
Hispanic-owned firms0.6%
Black-owned firms7.8%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,439,479
Retail sales per capita$17,967
Manufacturers shipments$2,986,825
Merchant wholesaler sales$847,900
Source US Census Data