Lee County, Georgia Population 2018

Lee County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,470 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Georgia is the 60th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,216-254-0.86%
201729,4702400.82%
201629,230330.11%
201529,197590.20%
201429,138910.31%
201329,0473371.17%
201228,7101290.45%
201128,5811650.58%
201028,41612,16674.87%
199016,2504,56639.08%
198011,6844,64065.87%
19707,04484013.54%
19606,204-470-7.04%
19506,674-1,163-14.84%
19407,837-491-5.90%
19308,328-2,576-23.62%
192010,904-775-6.64%
191011,6791,33512.91%
190010,3441,27014.00%
18909,074-1,503-14.21%
188010,5771,01010.56%
18709,5672,37132.95%
18607,1965368.05%
18506,6602,14047.35%
18404,5202,840169.05%
18301,6800.00%

Lee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,774
Black or African American5,708
Two or More Races767
Asian725
Some Other Race199
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24
American Indian and Alaska Native19

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

Lee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lee County, Georgia Median Age

36.9


Total

36.4


Male

37.4


Female

Lee County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,388 adults, (3,281 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Georgia.

Lee County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,692

50.29%

Male

14,524

49.71%

Lee County, Georgia Households and Families

Lee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All73.3%26.7%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female44.5%55.5%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2922.7473.3
Married6,0613.2184.2
Non Family2,3101.2263.3
Female1,3833.1344.5
Male5383.0167.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Georgia Households

Lee County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4602.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,6718.74%
High School Graduate5,53828.97%
Some College4,26522.31%
Associates Degree2,27211.89%
Bachelors Degree2,88115.07%
Graduate Degree2,02710.60%

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,08712,8493,531
Black3,8963,2221,005
Hispanic515415188
Asian421324146
Multiple Races20518370
Other Race12557
Islander2424
Native American1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 36.50%.

Lee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,419$44,644$37,525
Less Than High School$30,176$32,077$16,467
High School Grad$34,447$41,313$24,518
Some College$38,541$42,409$35,132
Bachelors Degree$50,783$66,688$46,274
Graduate Degree$56,165$66,964$55,604

$41,419

Average Earnings

$44,644

Average Male

$37,525

Average Female

Lee County, Georgia Language

Lee County, Georgia Language by Age

Lee County, Georgia Language

94.33% of Lee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty

Lee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,8441,5947.65%
Black5,1451,19023.13%
Multiple76723130.12%
Hispanic78119524.97%
Asian71712116.88%
Other18710455.61%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.19%

Male Poverty Rate

11.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Other, with 55.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.76%.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.16%
Some College9.53%
High School7.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.90%
Female Unemployed34.17%
Male Employed4.31%
Female Employed3.58%

Lee County, Georgia Income

Lee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,018$79,359
Families$76,521$88,123
Married Families$91,763$
Non Families$41,864$45,783

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Lee County, Georgia Veterans

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,189

Number of Veterans

1,952

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War918
Second Gulf War649
Vietnam632
Korea149
World War II56

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54753
55 to 64414
65 to 74378
18 to 34361
75+283

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5079.39%
Black51111.82%
2 or More7522.39%
Asian7214.88%
Hispanic438.04%
Hawaiian24100.00%

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment Status

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Age

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Race

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Leesburg289630061103.80%
Smithville575587122.09%
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