Lee County, Alabama Population 2019

Lee County, Alabama's estimated population is 161,604 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Alabama is the 8th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017161,6042,6211.65%
2016158,9832,2431.43%
2015156,7402,5291.64%
2014154,2112,7661.83%
2013151,4453,1272.11%
2012148,3184,2012.91%
2011144,1173,3112.35%
2010140,80653,66061.57%
199087,14610,86314.24%
198076,28315,01524.51%
197061,26811,51423.14%
196049,7544,68110.39%
195045,0738,61823.64%
194036,4553921.09%
193036,0633,2429.88%
192032,821-46-0.14%
191032,8671,0413.27%
190031,8263,13210.92%
189028,6941,4325.25%
188027,2625,51225.34%
187021,7500.00%

Lee County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White109,481
Black or African American36,139
Asian6,000
Two or More Races2,812
Some Other Race1,987
American Indian and Alaska Native166
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lee County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lee County, Alabama Median Age

31


Total

29.7


Male

32.4


Female

Lee County, Alabama Adults

There are 122,758 adults, (16,836 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Alabama.

Lee County, Alabama Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

79,425

50.72%

Male

77,172

49.28%

Lee County, Alabama Households and Families

Lee County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lee County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All59.2%40.8%
Male45.9%54.1%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family41.5%58.5%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All59,0012.5559.2
Married26,0953.1580.6
Non Family21,8531.541.5
Female8,4113.2543.2
Male2,6423.2245.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Alabama Households

Lee County, Alabama Education

Lee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3063.58%
9th to 12th Grade5,9976.49%
High School Graduate22,66024.51%
Some College20,83622.54%
Associates Degree7,4318.04%
Bachelors Degree18,26119.75%
Graduate Degree13,96115.10%

Lee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White63,11458,57924,882
Black21,84218,0133,971
Asian3,6673,4762,308
Hispanic2,8392,202657
Other Race1,176725224
Multiple Races897781292
Native American12910249
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.94%.

Lee County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,446$42,285$30,247
Less Than High School$18,649$25,997$12,083
High School Grad$28,084$33,906$20,867
Some College$32,909$39,024$27,542
Bachelors Degree$43,655$52,141$37,008
Graduate Degree$57,537$73,158$52,621

$36,446

Average Earnings

$42,285

Average Male

$30,247

Average Female

Lee County, Alabama Language

Lee County, Alabama Language by Age

Lee County, Alabama Language

92.49% of Lee County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 7.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Lee County, Alabama Poverty

Lee County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,99419,84619.65%
Black35,57210,32529.03%
Asian5,7421,16720.32%
Hispanic5,53099017.90%
Multiple2,74576227.76%
Other1,97029314.87%
Native1591811.32%
Islander1212100.00%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.08%

Male Poverty Rate

23.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Alabama is Native, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.03%.

Lee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.59%
High School17.30%
Some College12.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%

Lee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.02%
Male Unemployed45.06%
Female Employed15.11%
Male Employed10.32%

Lee County, Alabama Income

Lee County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,564$66,708
Families$65,100$84,534
Married Families$81,840$102,602
Non Families$23,393$34,385

Lee County, Alabama Marital Status

Lee County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lee County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lee County, Alabama Veterans

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by War

9,800

Number of Veterans

9,132

Male Veterans

668

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,119
First Gulf War2,815
Second Gulf War2,292
Korea794
World War II125

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,231
65 to 742,056
55 to 642,004
75+1,575
18 to 34934

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,0468.10%
Black2,2468.27%
Hispanic3388.67%
Other22513.60%
2 or More21514.19%
Asian360.79%
Indian2012.99%
Hawaiian12100.00%

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Alabama Employment Status

Lee County, Alabama Employment by Age

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Alabama Employment by Race

Lee County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Auburn5339363118972518.21%
Phenix City 3287437132425812.95%
Opelika2642529869344413.03%
Smiths Station491253414298.73%
Notasulga 965850-115-11.92%
Loachapoka1801991910.56%
Waverly 14514832.07%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990