Lee County Population 2017

Lee County's estimated population is 722,336 with a growth rate of 3.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County is the 8th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016722,33622,0513.15%
2015700,28522,2373.28%
2014678,04817,9632.72%
2013660,08515,9892.48%
2012644,09613,5532.15%
2011630,5439,9531.60%
2010620,590285,47785.19%
1990335,113129,84763.26%
1980205,266100,05095.09%
1970105,21650,67792.92%
196054,53931,135133.03%
195023,4045,91633.83%
194017,4882,49816.66%
193014,9905,45057.13%
19209,5403,24651.57%
19106,2943,223104.95%
19003,0711,657117.19%
18901,4140.00%

Lee County Population Growth

Population Data via

Lee County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White609,63184.40%
Black or African American63,1818.75%
Asian11,6141.61%
Two or More Races11,4911.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5410.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8270.11%

Lee County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Lee County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cape Coral1543071798042549716.52%
Fort Myers62202771461494424.02%
Bonita Springs43924541981027423.39%
Estero2798932140415114.83%
Sanibel6469735188213.63%
Fort Myers Beach6277708580812.87%
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