Lehigh Acres, Florida Population 2020

119,205

Lehigh Acres is a city located in Florida. Lehigh Acres has a 2020 population of 119,205. Lehigh Acres is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 37.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,784 in 2010. Lehigh Acres reached it's highest population of 119,205 in 2018.

The average household income in Lehigh Acres is $55,856 with a poverty rate of 20.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,020 per month, and the median house value is $140,800. The median age in Lehigh Acres is 33.7 years, 32.8 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.

Lehigh Acres Demographics

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

  • White: 70.45%
  • Black or African American: 20.85%
  • Other race: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Lehigh Acres, Florida is 119,205, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 119,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 86,784.

Lehigh Acres, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83,97570.45%
Black or African American24,84920.85%
Some Other Race4,9964.19%
Two or More Races3,7133.11%
Asian1,3771.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1540.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.12%

Lehigh Acres Population Pyramid 2020

Lehigh Acres Median Age

33.7


Total

32.8


Male

34.5


Female

Lehigh Acres Adults

There are 85,238 adults, (14,173 of whom are seniors) in Lehigh Acres.

Lehigh Acres Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lehigh Acres Sex Ratio

Female

60,248

50.54%

Male

58,957

49.46%

Lehigh Acres Households and Families

Lehigh Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lehigh Acres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
Non Family62%38%
All60%40%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female37.8%62.2%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,4773.5660
Married16,1573.969.9
Non Family7,8691.3362
Female6,7504.7437.8
Male2,7015.0450.8

4.02

Average Family Size

3.56

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lehigh Acres Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6628.94%
9th to 12th Grade8,45311.35%
High School Graduate27,50936.93%
Some College15,23620.45%
Associates Degree6,5258.76%
Bachelors Degree7,1249.56%
Graduate Degree2,9864.01%

Lehigh Acres Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,75929,1425,005
Hispanic26,66219,0582,814
Black13,51310,0062,060
Other Race2,7921,991398
Multiple Races1,6741,41495
Asian1,072791205
Native American998214
Islander4433

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,554$32,345$24,892
Less Than High School$25,204$29,498$18,336
High School Grad$27,338$31,639$21,736
Some College$29,817$34,932$26,513
Bachelors Degree$38,556$41,891$33,916
Graduate Degree$45,103$50,434$42,917

$28,554

Average Earnings

$32,345

Average Male

$24,892

Average Female

Lehigh Acres Language

Lehigh Acres Language by Age

Lehigh Acres Language

57.64% of Lehigh Acres residents speak only English, while 42.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.70% of the population.

Lehigh Acres Poverty

Lehigh Acres Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic45,88411,38724.82%
White45,3106,43414.20%
Black24,7745,92823.93%
Other4,9961,08821.78%
Multiple3,71351413.84%
Asian1,37724317.65%
Islander1548857.14%
Native1414229.79%

20.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.98%

Male Poverty Rate

20.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lehigh Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lehigh Acres is Islander, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lehigh Acres is Multiple, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.86%
High School17.44%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.12%
Male Unemployed30.86%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Employed8.44%

Lehigh Acres Income

Lehigh Acres Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,816$55,856
Families$47,800$57,327
Married Families$59,638$67,932
Non Families$32,408$40,750

Lehigh Acres Marital Status

Lehigh Acres Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lehigh Acres Married by Age and Sex

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

Lehigh Acres Veterans

4,983

Number of Veterans

4,642

Male Veterans

341

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,814
First Gulf War880
Second Gulf War771
Korea321
World War II154
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2176.75%
Hispanic5941.89%
Black5013.15%
2 or More924.53%
Other762.26%
Asian635.07%
Indian3030.30%
Hawaiian49.09%

$Lehigh Acres Veterans by Education

10.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lehigh Acres Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lehigh Acres Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

37.15%

Born in Florida

74.05%

Native Born

25.95%

Foreign Born

13.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

74.05% of Lehigh Acres residents were born in the United States, with 37.15% having been born in Florida. 13.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020119,2050.00%
2019119,2050.00%
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%