Lee County, Kentucky Population 2018

Lee County, Kentucky's estimated population is 6,570 with a growth rate of -4.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Kentucky is the 114th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,570-326-4.73%
20166,8962984.52%
20166,598-142-2.11%
20156,740-57-0.84%
20146,797-84-1.22%
20136,881-703-9.27%
20127,584-126-1.63%
20117,710-9-0.12%
20107,7192974.00%
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
White6,666
American Indian and Alaska Native89
Two or More Races71
Black or African American47
Asian23

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

Lee County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

42.8


Total

40.7


Male

45.2


Female

Lee County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,475 adults, (1,117 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Kentucky.

Lee County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,356

48.67%

Male

3,540

51.33%

Lee County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lee County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Male74%26%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female56.3%43.7%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8212.1974.5
Non Family1,1751.1166.4
Married1,1363.0288.8
Female3642.7856.3
Male1462.9374

2.91

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Kentucky Households

Lee County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82916.71%
9th to 12th Grade76215.36%
High School Graduate2,04841.27%
Some College71614.43%
Associates Degree2294.62%
Bachelors Degree1462.94%
Graduate Degree2324.68%

Lee County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8053,268374
Native American5316
Multiple Races4936
Black4440
Asian77
Hispanic444

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%.

Lee County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,910$31,194$23,242
Less Than High School$21,492$21,339$
High School Grad$23,873$32,639$16,901
Some College$25,682$30,769$25,000
Bachelors Degree$31,583$$31,667
Graduate Degree$51,058$53,828$48,750

$25,910

Average Earnings

$31,194

Average Male

$23,242

Average Female

Lee County, Kentucky Language

Lee County, Kentucky Language by Age

Lee County, Kentucky Language

99.25% of Lee County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9832,23437.34%
Native8989100.00%
Asian181688.89%
Hispanic1515100.00%
Multiple391025.64%
Black77100.00%

38.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.54%

Male Poverty Rate

39.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Kentucky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.48%.

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.76%
High School30.84%
Some College23.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.41%
Male Unemployed59.85%
Female Employed12.28%
Male Employed12.21%

Lee County, Kentucky Income

Lee County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,185$32,966
Families$30,530$38,444
Married Families$40,167$
Non Families$13,362$24,678

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by War

333

Number of Veterans

311

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam95
First Gulf War40
Korea34
Second Gulf War29
World War II

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5494
65 to 7490
55 to 6465
75+57
18 to 3427

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Employment Status

Lee County, Kentucky Employment by Age

32.8%

Labor Force Participation

28.3%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beattyville13071214-93-7.12%
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