Lee County, Texas Population 2018

Lee County, Texas's estimated population is 17,183 with a growth rate of 2.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Texas is the 136th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,1834292.56%
201616,754-244-1.44%
201616,9981150.68%
201516,8832501.50%
201416,633790.48%
201316,554500.30%
201216,504-51-0.31%
201116,555-36-0.22%
201016,5913,73729.07%
199012,8541,90217.37%
198010,9522,90436.08%
19708,048-901-10.07%
19608,949-1,195-11.78%
195010,144-2,607-20.45%
194012,751-639-4.77%
193013,390-624-4.45%
192014,0148826.72%
191013,132-1,463-10.02%
190014,5952,64322.11%
189011,9523,01533.74%
18808,9370.00%

Lee County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,420
Black or African American1,934
Some Other Race1,121
Two or More Races185
Asian86
American Indian and Alaska Native8

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

Lee County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lee County, Texas Median Age

41


Total

39.1


Male

43.1


Female

Lee County, Texas Adults

There are 12,901 adults, (2,831 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Texas.

Lee County, Texas Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

8,298

49.53%

Male

8,456

50.47%

Lee County, Texas Households and Families

Lee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female46.1%53.9%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0142.775.6
Married3,3533.290.2
Non Family1,6511.1562.7
Female6313.5846.1
Male3793.4550.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Texas Households

Lee County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0459.26%
9th to 12th Grade9578.48%
High School Graduate4,17036.95%
Some College2,46121.81%
Associates Degree7306.47%
Bachelors Degree1,33111.79%
Graduate Degree5915.24%

Lee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1057,3101,609
Hispanic1,789912100
Black1,279981187
Other Race477290
Multiple Races715329
Asian434313
Native American88

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 40.85%.

Lee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,819$43,777$24,593
Less Than High School$23,177$31,250$14,596
High School Grad$32,267$41,341$23,390
Some College$34,485$51,551$23,212
Bachelors Degree$44,070$50,406$40,172
Graduate Degree$46,632$49,038$46,076

$33,819

Average Earnings

$43,777

Average Male

$24,593

Average Female

Lee County, Texas Language

Lee County, Texas Language by Age

Lee County, Texas Language

81.27% of Lee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.39% of the population.

Lee County, Texas Poverty

Lee County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5299519.03%
Hispanic3,72395125.54%
Black1,78748727.25%
Other1,05320319.28%
Multiple157138.28%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

17.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Texas is Black, with 27.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Texas is Multiple, with 8.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.54%.

Lee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.19%
Some College11.54%
High School11.32%
Bachelors or Greater8.78%

Lee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.12%
Female Unemployed26.52%
Female Employed7.55%
Male Employed4.54%

Lee County, Texas Income

Lee County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,346$68,407
Families$66,419$80,509
Married Families$77,487$
Non Families$21,042$33,796

Lee County, Texas Marital Status

Lee County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lee County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Texas Veterans

Lee County, Texas Veterans by War

1,270

Number of Veterans

1,133

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam522
Korea176
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War95
World War II41

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74398
75+347
35 to 54262
55 to 64193
18 to 3470

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,10710.59%
Black1127.33%
Hispanic933.83%
Other324.14%
2 or More1922.62%

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Texas Employment Status

Lee County, Texas Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Texas Employment by Race

Lee County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Giddings487451132394.90%
Lexington11791193141.19%
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