Lee County, Illinois Population 2018

Lee County, Illinois's estimated population is 34,406 with a growth rate of -0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Illinois is the 41st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201734,406-312-0.90%
201634,7183190.93%
201634,399-145-0.42%
201534,544-353-1.01%
201434,897-209-0.60%
201335,106-96-0.27%
201235,202-392-1.10%
201135,594-382-1.06%
201035,9761,5844.61%
199034,392-1,936-5.33%
198036,328-1,619-4.27%
197037,947-802-2.07%
196038,7492,2986.30%
195036,4511,8475.34%
194034,6042,2757.04%
193032,3294,32515.44%
192028,0042540.92%
191027,750-2,144-7.17%
190029,8943,70714.16%
189026,187-1,304-4.74%
188027,4913201.18%
187027,1719,52053.93%
186017,65112,359233.54%
18505,2923,257160.05%
18402,0350.00%

Lee County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,520
Black or African American1,767
Two or More Races621
Some Other Race463
Asian216
American Indian and Alaska Native70
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

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

Lee County, Illinois 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, Illinois Median Age

42.7


Total

40.7


Male

45


Female

Lee County, Illinois Adults

There are 27,705 adults, (6,076 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Illinois.

Lee County, Illinois Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,374

47.16%

Male

18,344

52.84%

Lee County, Illinois Households and Families

Lee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female53%47%
Male50.5%49.5%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5062.3473.2
Married7,0292.988.5
Non Family4,6551.2458.5
Female1,1812.9153
Male6413.2250.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Illinois Households

Lee County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7202.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,1948.83%
High School Graduate9,02936.33%
Some College6,12124.63%
Associates Degree2,3889.61%
Bachelors Degree2,72410.96%
Graduate Degree1,6786.75%

Lee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,91719,8323,928
Black1,37092896
Hispanic1,159812195
Other Race232158
Multiple Races20518189
Asian183180124
Native American68556
Islander616129

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.76%.

Lee County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,416$41,861$27,320
Less Than High School$19,967$19,737$20,583
High School Grad$30,676$36,845$22,522
Some College$34,730$49,063$26,568
Bachelors Degree$46,613$57,303$38,525
Graduate Degree$52,269$74,583$42,242

$34,416

Average Earnings

$41,861

Average Male

$27,320

Average Female

Lee County, Illinois Language

Lee County, Illinois Language by Age

Lee County, Illinois Language

94.59% of Lee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Lee County, Illinois Poverty

Lee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,9563,29111.37%
Hispanic1,44031621.94%
Other45818540.39%
Black5379818.25%
Multiple5807412.76%
Native631726.98%
Asian194105.15%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

12.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Other, with 40.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Asian, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.

Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.73%
Some College10.91%
High School8.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.39%
Male Unemployed20.16%
Female Employed8.60%
Male Employed5.62%

Lee County, Illinois Income

Lee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,067$68,717
Families$66,691$81,889
Married Families$75,371$91,366
Non Families$28,629$39,489

Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Illinois Veterans

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,472

Number of Veterans

2,339

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam805
Korea371
First Gulf War344
Second Gulf War292
World War II96

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+687
35 to 54572
65 to 74563
55 to 64431
18 to 34219

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3109.16%
Black1378.64%
Hispanic181.32%
2 or More92.86%
Hawaiian914.75%
Indian45.71%
Other31.08%

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Illinois Employment Status

Lee County, Illinois Employment by Age

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Illinois Employment by Race

Lee County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dixon1573715135-602-3.83%
Rochelle 95749227-347-3.62%
Amboy25002333-167-6.68%
Franklin Grove1021958-63-6.17%
Ashton972908-64-6.58%
Paw Paw870813-57-6.55%
Sublette449425-24-5.35%
Lee 345334-11-3.19%
Comn303285-18-5.94%
Steward256242-14-5.47%
Nelson170161-9-5.29%
West Brooklyn142134-8-5.63%
Harmon120114-6-5.00%
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