Lehigh Acres, Florida Population 2022

123,378
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Lehigh Acres is a city located in Lee County Florida. Lehigh Acres has a 2020 population of 123,378. Lehigh Acres is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 42.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,784 in 2010.

The average household income in Lehigh Acres is $57,958 with a poverty rate of 20.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,094 per month, and the median house value is $158,900. The median age in Lehigh Acres is 34.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Lehigh Acres Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lehigh Acreswas:

  • White: 71.10%
  • Black or African American: 19.50%
  • Other race: 4.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Lehigh Acres, Florida is 123,378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 123,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 86,784.

Lehigh Acres, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White87,72171.10%
Black or African American24,05819.50%
Some Other Race5,3554.34%
Two or More Races4,3303.51%
Asian1,5261.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native2620.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1260.10%
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Lehigh Acres Population by Race

Lehigh Acres Population Pyramid $2022

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Lehigh Acres Median Age

34.6


Total

33.2


Male

35.7


Female

Lehigh Acres Adults

There are 89,693 adults, (15,434 of whom are seniors) in Lehigh Acres.

Lehigh Acres Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lehigh Acres Sex Ratio

Female

63,249

51.26%

Male

60,129

48.74%

Lehigh Acres Population by Age

Lehigh Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lehigh Acres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.9%59.1%
Male56%44%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
All62.5%37.5%
Married72.9%27.1%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lehigh Acres Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,0203.6262.5
Married16,2933.9472.9
Non Family8,0501.4162.1
Female6,9824.8440.9
Male2,6955.1556

4.09

Average Family Size

3.62

Average Household Size

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Lehigh Acres Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,1779.11%
9th to 12th Grade8,49510.78%
High School Graduate29,18837.03%
Some College15,34519.47%
Associates Degree7,0979.00%
Bachelors Degree8,06210.23%
Graduate Degree3,4544.38%
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Lehigh Acres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lehigh Acres Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,95730,0855,399
Hispanic29,40721,1933,502
Black13,22710,1212,113
Other Race3,0352,108538
2+ Races1,8671,573140
Asian1,277969391
Native American18415166
Islander5440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.87%.

Lehigh Acres Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,296$32,336$25,288
Less Than 9th Grade$25,300$28,384$17,176
High School Graduate$28,235$32,152$22,429
Some College$30,859$35,459$27,218
Bachelors Degree$37,020$40,428$35,582
Graduate Degree$44,365$41,518$45,270

$29,296

Average Earnings

$32,336

Average Male

$25,288

Average Female

Lehigh Acres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lehigh Acres Language by Age

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Lehigh Acres Language

55.26% of Lehigh Acres residents speak only English, while 44.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.71% of the population.

Lehigh Acres Language

Lehigh Acres Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic49,63512,26824.72%
White45,6436,11613.40%
Black23,9545,88424.56%
Other1,050NaN%
Multiple4,33060914.06%
Asian1,5261308.52%
Native2627829.77%

20.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.85%

Male Poverty Rate

21.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lehigh Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lehigh Acres is Native, with 29.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lehigh Acres is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.65%.

Lehigh Acres Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.09%
High School18.90%
Some College11.18%
Bachelors or Greater10.33%

Lehigh Acres Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.73%
Male Unemployed25.85%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed8.40%

Lehigh Acres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lehigh Acres Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,483$57,958
Families$49,840$59,254
Married Families$61,633$70,162
Non Families$32,097$42,820
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Income by Household Type

Lehigh Acres Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lehigh Acres Married by Age and Sex

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Lehigh Acres 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.

Lehigh Acres Marital Status by Race

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Lehigh Acres Marital Status

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5,143

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,981
First Gulf War1,026
Second Gulf War883
Korea282
World War II90

Lehigh Acres Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,428
35 to 541,416
75+1,107
55 to 64863
18 to 34329

Lehigh Acres Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2276.38%
Hispanic6761.95%
Black6274.03%
2+ Races1556.45%
Other Race531.42%
Native American4222.83%
Asian362.53%
Islander35.56%

Lehigh Acres Veterans by Race

Lehigh Acres Veterans by Education

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10.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lehigh Acres Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lehigh Acres Employment by Age

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Lehigh Acres Employment by Race

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Lehigh Acres 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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35.79%

Born in Lehigh Acres

72.18%

Native Born

27.82%

Foreign Born

14.44%

Non Citizen

13.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.18% of Lehigh Acres residents were born in the United States, with 35.79% having been born in Florida. 14.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lehigh Acres Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022123,3780.00%
2021123,3780.00%
2020123,3780.00%
2019123,3784,1733.50%
2018119,2052,3562.02%
2017116,8494,5704.07%
2016112,2792,0351.85%
2015110,2443,4973.28%
2014106,7474,6204.52%
2013102,1276,3606.64%
201295,7674,0584.42%
201191,7094,9255.68%
201086,7840.00%

Lehigh Acres Population by Year