Lee County, Alabama Population 2022

Lee County, Alabama's estimated population is 167,200 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Alabama is the 8th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 140,794 and has seen a growth of 18.76% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187021,7500.00%
188027,2625,51225.34%
189028,6941,4325.25%
190031,8263,13210.92%
191032,8671,0413.27%
192032,821-46-0.14%
193036,0633,2429.88%
194036,4553921.09%
195045,0738,61823.64%
196049,7544,68110.39%
197061,26811,51423.14%
198076,28315,01524.51%
199087,14610,86314.24%
2010140,79453,64861.56%
2011144,1303,3362.37%
2012148,5674,4373.08%
2013151,8093,2422.18%
2014154,5112,7021.78%
2015156,9542,4431.58%
2016159,1682,2141.41%
2017161,4402,2721.43%
2018163,6562,2161.37%
2019164,5428860.54%
2020165,4288860.54%
2021166,3148860.54%
2022167,2008860.53%
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Lee County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White113,89469.68%
Black or African American37,12122.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native3480.21%
Asian7,1314.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.00%
Some Other Race1,2340.75%
Two or More Races3,7262.28%
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Lee County, Alabama Population by Race

Lee County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Alabama Median Age

32.4


Total

30.8


Male

33.9


Female

Lee County, Alabama Adults

There are 128,931 adults, (19,710 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Alabama.

Lee County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

82,983

50.77%

Male

80,478

49.23%

Lee County, Alabama Population by Age

Lee County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All63.4%36.6%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female51.2%48.8%
Non Family41.3%58.7%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All60,7312.5963.4
Married28,1103.2285.1
Male1,8783.5658.7
Female7,6933.4551.2
Non Family23,0501.4741.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9182.94%
9th to 12th Grade6,6516.70%
High School Graduate22,15322.31%
Some College21,45821.61%
Associates Degree9,95610.02%
Bachelors Degree19,92620.06%
Graduate Degree16,25316.37%
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Lee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,4174,0412,727
Native American18712680
White67,05462,26627,346
2+ Races1,4051,149490
Hispanic3,1112,689954
Black23,29919,6194,696
Other Race830791107
Islander7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.74%.

Lee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,775$46,388$32,326
Less Than 9th Grade$24,667$30,149$15,761
High School Graduate$30,125$35,797$22,415
Some College$34,673$43,399$29,979
Bachelors Degree$47,090$54,763$41,518
Graduate Degree$56,350$74,278$49,560

$39,775

Average Earnings

$46,388

Average Male

$32,326

Average Female

Lee County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Alabama Language by Age

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Lee County, Alabama Language

92.79% of Lee County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 7.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Lee County, Alabama Language

Lee County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander77100.00%
Black35,7768,71524.36%
Hispanic5,9251,28921.76%
Native3386318.64%
Multiple3,54064118.11%
White105,54518,91017.92%
Asian6,9121,20517.43%
Other356NaN%

19.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.52%

Male Poverty Rate

21.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.08%.

Lee County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.54%
High School13.63%
Some College12.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Lee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.05%
Male Unemployed31.27%
Female Employed12.37%
Female Unemployed40.59%

Lee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,930$74,869
Families$75,091$95,930
Married Families$91,661$111,909
Non Families$24,868$39,138
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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lee County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Alabama Marital Status

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9,958

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,726
First Gulf War3,117
Vietnam2,719
Korea643
World War II172

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34984
35 to 542,772
55 to 642,381
65 to 742,100
75+1,721

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,1917.88%
Black2,3348.30%
Native American6017.24%
Asian1342.49%
Islander7100.00%
Other Race111.00%
2+ Races22110.26%
Hispanic3939.68%

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Lee County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Lee County, Alabama 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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51.43%

Born in Lee County, Alabama

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

1.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.47% of Lee County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 51.43% having been born in Alabama. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lee County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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