Lee County, Iowa Population 2018

Lee County, Iowa's estimated population is 34,295 with a growth rate of -2.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Iowa is the 21st largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201734,295-877-2.49%
201635,1727162.08%
201634,456-439-1.26%
201534,895-157-0.45%
201435,052-177-0.50%
201335,229-302-0.85%
201235,531-23-0.06%
201135,554-293-0.82%
201035,847-2,840-7.34%
199038,687-4,419-10.25%
198043,1061100.26%
197042,996-1,211-2.74%
196044,2071,1052.56%
195043,1022,0284.94%
194041,074-194-0.47%
193041,2681,5924.01%
192039,6762,9748.10%
191036,702-3,017-7.60%
190039,7192,0045.31%
189037,7152,8568.19%
188034,859-2,351-6.32%
187037,2107,97827.29%
186029,23210,37154.99%
185018,86112,768209.55%
18406,0930.00%

Lee County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,906
Two or More Races993
Black or African American907
Some Other Race185
Asian133
American Indian and Alaska Native48

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

Lee County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lee County, Iowa Median Age

43.4


Total

41.2


Male

45.5


Female

Lee County, Iowa Adults

There are 27,575 adults, (6,612 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Iowa.

Lee County, Iowa Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

17,359

49.35%

Male

17,813

50.65%

Lee County, Iowa Households and Families

Lee County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All74.5%25.5%
Male66.8%33.2%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family58.5%41.5%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3182.474.5
Married7,0412.9689.4
Non Family5,0901.2258.5
Female1,4213.5261.5
Male7662.9466.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Iowa Households

Lee County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4651.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,5606.31%
High School Graduate10,19241.21%
Some College5,89923.85%
Associates Degree3,01112.17%
Bachelors Degree2,69310.89%
Graduate Degree9133.69%

Lee County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,99121,3063,305
Black68058990
Hispanic62546790
Multiple Races32224650
Other Race1379752
Asian927718
Native American323221

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 65.63%.

Lee County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,962$41,062$23,185
Less Than High School$17,401$24,531$9,205
High School Grad$29,193$39,485$18,681
Some College$32,087$41,715$24,375
Bachelors Degree$41,442$51,000$33,246
Graduate Degree$55,806$57,155$51,450

$31,962

Average Earnings

$41,062

Average Male

$23,185

Average Female

Lee County, Iowa Language

Lee County, Iowa Language by Age

Lee County, Iowa Language

97.44% of Lee County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Lee County, Iowa Poverty

Lee County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,2744,87815.60%
Multiple96136237.67%
Black75520827.55%
Hispanic1,17411910.14%
Other1856535.14%
Asian1261713.49%
Native431125.58%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

18.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Iowa is Multiple, with 37.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Lee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.47%
High School14.51%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Lee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.52%
Male Unemployed37.66%
Female Employed9.17%
Male Employed4.83%

Lee County, Iowa Income

Lee County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,568$55,425
Families$58,351$66,184
Married Families$67,688$75,626
Non Families$27,647$33,818

Lee County, Iowa Marital Status

Lee County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Iowa 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 55To64.

Lee County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Iowa Veterans

Lee County, Iowa Veterans by War

3,090

Number of Veterans

2,898

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,229
First Gulf War500
Second Gulf War385
Korea242
World War II166

Lee County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74963
35 to 54673
75+621
55 to 64621
18 to 34212

Lee County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,97811.49%
Black9412.48%
Hispanic536.73%
2 or More112.12%
Other74.05%

Lee County, Iowa Veterans by Education

9.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Iowa Employment Status

Lee County, Iowa Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Iowa Employment by Race

Lee County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fort Madison1105110597-454-4.11%
Keokuk1077710431-346-3.21%
West Point966954-12-1.24%
Donnellson912885-27-2.96%
Montrose898869-29-3.23%
Houghton146143-3-2.05%
Franklin143137-6-4.20%
St. Paul12913121.55%
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