Lee County, Virginia Population 2018

Lee County, Virginia's estimated population is 23,758 with a growth rate of -4.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Virginia is the 71st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,758-1,153-4.63%
201624,9118603.58%
201624,051-496-2.02%
201524,547-168-0.68%
201424,715-353-1.41%
201325,068-353-1.39%
201225,421-112-0.44%
201125,533-65-0.25%
201025,5981,1024.50%
199024,496-1,460-5.62%
198025,9565,63527.73%
197020,321-5,503-21.31%
196025,824-10,282-28.48%
195036,106-3,190-8.12%
194039,2968,87729.18%
193030,4195,12620.27%
192025,2931,4536.09%
191023,8403,98420.06%
190019,8561,6409.00%
189018,2163,10020.51%
188015,1161,84813.93%
187013,2682,23620.27%
186011,0327657.45%
185010,2671,82621.63%
18408,4411,98030.65%
18306,4612,20551.81%
18204,256-438-9.33%
18104,6941,15632.67%
18003,5380.00%

Lee County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,286
Black or African American1,032
Some Other Race253
Two or More Races193
American Indian and Alaska Native104
Asian43

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

Lee County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lee County, Virginia Median Age

43.2


Total

40.4


Male

46.6


Female

Lee County, Virginia Adults

There are 20,203 adults, (4,633 of which are seniors) in Lee County, Virginia.

Lee County, Virginia Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,828

47.48%

Male

13,083

52.52%

Lee County, Virginia Households and Families

Lee County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female58.2%41.8%
Male51.8%48.2%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2822.5271.7
Married4,7753.0782.4
Non Family3,0311.1462.5
Female9803.4458.2
Male4963.8351.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Virginia Households

Lee County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,07011.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,46713.36%
High School Graduate6,40534.69%
Some College4,16422.55%
Associates Degree1,2116.56%
Bachelors Degree1,3727.43%
Graduate Degree7764.20%

Lee County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,90012,7052,067
Black96885326
Hispanic37223622
Other Race23217020
Multiple Races12962
Native American836111
Asian434322

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 51.16%.

Lee County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,552$26,435$23,853
Less Than High School$12,885$22,000$8,187
High School Grad$19,899$22,673$17,153
Some College$26,463$30,157$24,071
Bachelors Degree$40,785$31,996$41,875
Graduate Degree$54,602$65,378$47,386

$25,552

Average Earnings

$26,435

Average Male

$23,853

Average Female

Lee County, Virginia Language

Lee County, Virginia Language by Age

Lee County, Virginia Language

97.67% of Lee County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Lee County, Virginia Poverty

Lee County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,8146,05826.55%
Black322175.28%
Hispanic5958.47%

26.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.85%

Male Poverty Rate

30.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Virginia is White, with 26.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Virginia is Black, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.11%.

Lee County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.82%
High School22.21%
Some College14.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.31%

Lee County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.38%
Male Unemployed31.35%
Female Employed13.59%
Male Employed9.73%

Lee County, Virginia Income

Lee County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,577$44,287
Families$45,018$54,151
Married Families$50,983$60,951
Non Families$16,579$22,471

Lee County, Virginia Marital Status

Lee County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lee County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Virginia Veterans

Lee County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,631

Number of Veterans

1,594

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam653
Korea230
First Gulf War213
Second Gulf War194
World War II122

Lee County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74488
75+425
55 to 64288
35 to 54279
18 to 34151

Lee County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5408.26%
Black918.99%
Hispanic51.24%

Lee County, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Virginia Employment Status

Lee County, Virginia Employment by Age

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Virginia Employment by Race

Lee County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lee County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pennington Gap18731774-99-5.29%
Jonesville1006956-50-4.97%
St. Charles123117-6-4.88%
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