Lee, Illinois Population 2021

321
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Lee is a city located in Lee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 321, it is the 1001st largest city in Illinois and the 15067th largest city in the United States . Lee is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 337 in 2010. Lee reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Lee has a population density of 1,618 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lee is $81,247 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $116,000. The median age in Lee is 33.7 years, 33 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Lee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leewas:

  • White: 93.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lee, Illinois is 321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 337.

Lee, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32993.47%
Two or More Races154.26%
Some Other Race41.14%
Black or African American41.14%
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Lee Population by Race

Lee Population Pyramid $2021

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Lee Median Age

33.7


Total

33


Male

34.3


Female

Lee Adults

There are 253 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Lee.

Lee Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee Sex Ratio

Female

170

48.30%

Male

182

51.70%

Lee Population by Age

Lee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.8%63.2%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
All72%28%
Married84.2%15.8%
Female100%0%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1182.9872
Married573.4484.2
Non Family281.1457.1
Male194.1636.8
Female143.21100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Lee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.90%
9th to 12th Grade114.93%
High School Graduate8337.22%
Some College7634.08%
Associates Degree177.62%
Bachelors Degree2410.76%
Graduate Degree104.48%
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Lee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20118933
2+ Races1010
Hispanic1091
Other Race44
Black22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.42%.

Lee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,500$51,429$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,000$51,000$27,500
Some College$33,542$73,333$29,375
Bachelors Degree$45,000$43,750$58,125
Graduate Degree$86,875$$

$35,500

Average Earnings

$51,429

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Lee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee Language by Age

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Lee Language

97.17% of Lee residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Lee Language

Lee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3163812.03%
Multiple15320.00%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee is White, with 12.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.49%.

Lee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.46%
Some College13.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed3.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%

Lee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,500$81,247
Families$78,750$80,004
Married Families$84,375-
Non Families$26,875$74,950
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Income by Household Type

Lee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee Married by Age and Sex

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Lee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lee Marital Status by Race

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Lee Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea4
Vietnam4
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War4
World War II

Lee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 548
75+5
55 to 644
65 to 741
18 to 34

Lee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White166.75%
Black2100.00%

Lee Veterans by Race

Lee Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lee Employment by Age

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Lee Employment by Race

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Lee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.97%

Born in Lee

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lee residents were born in the United States, with 80.97% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lee Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021321-3-0.93%
2020324-3-0.92%
2019327-3-0.91%
2018330-4-1.20%
20173340.00%
2016334-1-0.30%
2015335-2-0.59%
201433720.60%
2013335-3-0.89%
2012338-3-0.88%
2011341-4-1.16%
20103450.00%

Lee Population by Year