Lee County, Arkansas Population 2021

Lee County, Arkansas's estimated population is 8,619 with a growth rate of -1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Arkansas is the 66th largest county inArkansas. The 2010 Population was 10,395 and has seen a growth of -17.09% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,619-119-1.36%
20208,738-119-1.34%
20198,857-119-1.33%
20188,976-151-1.65%
20179,127-210-2.25%
20169,337-335-3.46%
20159,672-167-1.70%
20149,839-171-1.71%
201310,010-174-1.71%
201210,184-107-1.04%
201110,291-104-1.00%
201010,395-2,658-20.36%
199013,053-2,486-16.00%
198015,539-3,345-17.71%
197018,884-2,117-10.08%
196021,001-3,321-13.65%
195024,322-2,488-9.28%
194026,8101730.65%
193026,637-2,215-7.68%
192028,8524,60018.97%
191024,2524,84324.95%
190019,4095232.77%
189018,8865,59842.13%
188013,2880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.36% (-119)
County Website
Founded
April 17, 1873
County Seat
2010 Population
10,395
Growth Since 2010
-17.09% (-1,776)
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Lee County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,10855.56%
White3,94942.95%
Two or More Races670.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.38%
Some Other Race200.22%
Asian150.16%
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Lee County, Arkansas Population by Race

Lee County, Arkansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Lee County, Arkansas Median Age

42.5


Total

39.1


Male

47.6


Female

Lee County, Arkansas Adults

There are 7,519 adults, (1,729 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Arkansas.

Lee County, Arkansas Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,974

43.22%

Male

5,220

56.78%

Lee County, Arkansas Population by Age

Lee County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36%64%
Male41.7%58.3%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
All59.8%40.2%
Married81.4%18.6%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Arkansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2062.3659.8
Married1,3662.9781.4
Non Family1,2121.1347.4
Female5443.4636
Male843.1341.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Arkansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4396.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,19317.66%
High School Graduate2,72840.39%
Some College1,26718.76%
Associates Degree4015.94%
Bachelors Degree5748.50%
Graduate Degree1522.25%
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Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,5392,538231
White2,9712,393444
Hispanic18814851
2+ Races3924
Native American2623
Asian159
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 27.13%.

Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,937$30,241$25,609
Less Than 9th Grade$26,382$26,742$21,750
High School Graduate$24,103$28,158$19,309
Some College$29,514$31,115$26,753
Bachelors Degree$44,167$63,654$40,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,937

Average Earnings

$30,241

Average Male

$25,609

Average Female

Lee County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Arkansas Language by Age

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Lee County, Arkansas Language

97.13% of Lee County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Lee County, Arkansas Language

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,3791,36431.15%
White2,8992247.73%
Hispanic1934020.73%
Multiple674059.70%
Native181372.22%

22.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.10%

Male Poverty Rate

27.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Arkansas is Native, with 72.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Arkansas is White, with 7.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.76%.

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.59%
Less Than 9th Grade23.91%
Some College12.46%
Bachelors or Greater8.78%

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.44%
Male Unemployed55.50%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed6.06%

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,681$45,765
Families$50,338$59,360
Married Families$63,889-
Non Families$14,826$22,291
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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Arkansas 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 55-64.

Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status

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338

Number of Veterans

338

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War51
Second Gulf War48
Korea15
World War II6

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+86
35 to 5465
55 to 6453
18 to 349

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2176.41%
Black1213.02%
Hispanic31.40%

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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40.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Employment by Age

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Lee County, Arkansas Employment by Race

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Lee County, Arkansas 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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80.95%

Born in Lee County, Arkansas

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Lee County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 80.95% having been born in Arkansas. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lee County, Arkansas 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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