Lee County, Georgia Population 2018

Lee County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,470 with a growth rate of 1.15% 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
201729,4703361.15%
201629,134-96-0.33%
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
White21,842
Black or African American5,679
Asian693
Two or More Races680
Some Other Race218
American Indian and Alaska Native22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lee County, Georgia Median Age

36.8


Total

36


Male

37.6


Female

Lee County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,297 adults, (3,088 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Georgia.

Lee County, Georgia Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,529

49.87%

Male

14,605

50.13%

Lee County, Georgia Households and Families

Lee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All74.3%25.7%
Male72.6%27.4%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female51.1%48.9%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1262.7674.3
Married6,2313.283.5
Non Family2,2261.1362.3
Female1,2713.2151.1
Male3983.4972.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade4862.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,6898.91%
High School Graduate5,46228.83%
Some College4,50723.79%
Associates Degree2,22411.74%
Bachelors Degree2,60313.74%
Graduate Degree1,97510.42%

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,07812,8593,394
Black3,7323,038885
Hispanic503381111
Asian420303115
Multiple Races21819595
Other Race151105
Native American141414

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 100.00%.

Lee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,868$44,151$34,361
Less Than High School$25,871$29,185$16,275
High School Grad$31,819$40,704$22,368
Some College$36,610$42,009$31,572
Bachelors Degree$49,322$59,063$45,811
Graduate Degree$55,403$67,679$53,629

$39,868

Average Earnings

$44,151

Average Male

$34,361

Average Female

Lee County, Georgia Language

Lee County, Georgia Language by Age

Lee County, Georgia Language

93.59% of Lee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty

Lee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,9721,5887.57%
Black4,9801,42328.57%
Multiple66418628.01%
Hispanic72213118.14%
Other2067938.35%
Asian687223.20%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

12.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Other, with 38.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.24%
Some College10.06%
High School9.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.99%
Male Unemployed27.26%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed4.01%

Lee County, Georgia Income

Lee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,797$80,510
Families$72,364$88,868
Married Families$84,448$
Non Families$35,136$47,681

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

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 55To64.

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Georgia Veterans

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,350

Number of Veterans

2,070

Male Veterans

280

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War870
Vietnam694
Second Gulf War606
Korea176
World War II57

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54874
65 to 74485
55 to 64367
18 to 34329
75+295

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,70610.64%
Black52712.45%
Hispanic5911.37%
2 or More5918.27%
Asian469.85%
Other127.95%

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment Status

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Age

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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