Lee County, Illinois Population 2018

Lee County, Illinois's estimated population is 34,406 with a growth rate of 0.02% 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
201734,6702640.77%
201734,40670.02%
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
White31,494
Black or African American1,814
Two or More Races604
Some Other Race409
Asian235
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander52

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

Lee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lee County, Illinois Median Age

42.7


Total

40.9


Male

45.1


Female

Lee County, Illinois Adults

There are 27,731 adults, (6,243 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Illinois.

Lee County, Illinois Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,295

47.00%

Male

18,375

53.00%

Lee County, Illinois Households and Families

Lee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lee County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family60%40%
Female58.1%41.9%
Male52.5%47.5%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4162.3473.8
Married6,7802.9388.3
Non Family4,8681.2360
Female1,2273.0458.1
Male5413.2552.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade6962.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,0748.30%
High School Graduate8,81435.26%
Some College6,39225.57%
Associates Degree2,56410.26%
Bachelors Degree2,72710.91%
Graduate Degree1,7286.91%

Lee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,91120,1574,105
Black1,43492766
Hispanic1,237774139
Other Race232158
Asian187175100
Multiple Races16212548
Native American61527
Islander525222

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 53.48%.

Lee County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,768$42,974$29,352
Less Than High School$17,342$16,723$25,352
High School Grad$32,363$37,395$24,831
Some College$34,820$47,935$27,157
Bachelors Degree$46,354$61,050$40,310
Graduate Degree$55,370$90,893$45,417

$35,768

Average Earnings

$42,974

Average Male

$29,352

Average Female

Lee County, Illinois Language

Lee County, Illinois Language by Age

Lee County, Illinois Language

94.44% of Lee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 5.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Lee County, Illinois Poverty

Lee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,8563,32211.51%
Hispanic1,35121816.14%
Other38412131.51%
Multiple57811820.42%
Black4358118.62%
Native621727.42%
Asian20383.94%

11.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.01%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Other, with 31.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Asian, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.26%.

Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.38%
Some College10.93%
High School9.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.92%
Male Unemployed21.12%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed5.39%

Lee County, Illinois Income

Lee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,319$72,260
Families$71,531$86,372
Married Families$80,738$
Non Families$30,619$43,433

Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

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


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

Lee County, Illinois Veterans

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,354

Number of Veterans

2,231

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam737
Korea356
First Gulf War293
Second Gulf War270
World War II32

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+647
65 to 74569
35 to 54535
55 to 64413
18 to 34190

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2098.74%
Black1136.92%
2 or More228.87%
Hispanic151.05%
Hawaiian611.54%
Indian34.84%
Other10.37%

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Illinois Employment Status

Lee County, Illinois Employment by Age

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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