Lee County, Kentucky Population 2019

Lee County, Kentucky's estimated population is 6,590 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Kentucky is the 113th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,0334436.72%
20176,590-3-0.05%
20166,593-149-2.21%
20156,742-54-0.79%
20146,796-83-1.21%
20136,879-702-9.26%
20127,581-127-1.65%
20117,708-10-0.13%
20107,7182963.99%
19907,422-332-4.28%
19807,7541,16717.72%
19706,587-833-11.23%
19607,420-1,319-15.09%
19508,739-2,121-19.53%
194010,8601,13111.63%
19309,729-2,189-18.37%
192011,9182,38725.04%
19109,5311,54319.32%
19007,9881,78328.73%
18906,2051,95145.86%
18804,2541,19939.25%
18703,0550.00%

Lee County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,537
Black or African American85
Two or More Races38
Asian35
American Indian and Alaska Native22

Lee County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Lee County, Kentucky Median Age

44.2


Total

43


Male

45.3


Female

Lee County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,340 adults, (1,154 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Kentucky.

Lee County, Kentucky Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,342

49.75%

Male

3,375

50.25%

Lee County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lee County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.5%10.5%
Married89.5%10.5%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female48.9%51.1%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8432.1473.5
Non Family1,2371.164.9
Married1,099389.5
Female3742.8248.9
Male1332.889.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade78815.94%
9th to 12th Grade67913.74%
High School Graduate1,97039.85%
Some College84917.18%
Associates Degree2154.35%
Bachelors Degree1953.94%
Graduate Degree2475.00%

Lee County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7913,339405
Black5955
Hispanic373737
Multiple Races3128
Native American146
Asian1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,108$35,779$23,764
Less Than High School$23,750$24,375$
High School Grad$25,539$38,938$22,105
Some College$25,455$32,557$22,324
Bachelors Degree$32,206$38,125$31,838
Graduate Degree$48,156$49,583$43,750

$27,108

Average Earnings

$35,779

Average Male

$23,764

Average Female

Lee County, Kentucky Language

Lee County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lee County, Kentucky Language

98.38% of Lee County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9421,91732.26%
Asian2929100.00%
Hispanic552443.64%
Native2222100.00%
Black501122.00%
Multiple7342.86%

32.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.55%

Male Poverty Rate

36.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Kentucky is Black, with 22.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.78%
High School27.46%
Some College17.62%
Bachelors or Greater11.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.92%
Male Unemployed47.52%
Female Employed9.86%
Male Employed3.97%

Lee County, Kentucky Income

Lee County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,297$37,644
Families$35,062$42,544
Married Families$44,340-
Non Families$15,867$30,742

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans

313

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam107
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War33
Korea21
World War II

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Employment Status

34.6%

Labor Force Participation

31%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lee County, Kentucky

  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