Lee County, Arkansas Population 2024

7,974

Lee County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 7,974 with a growth rate of -2.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Arkansas is the 68th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 10,388 and has seen a growth of -23.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,999-195-2.71%
20287,194-195-2.64%
20277,389-195-2.57%
20267,584-195-2.51%
20257,779-195-2.45%
20247,974-195-2.39%
20238,169-195-2.33%
20228,364-195-2.28%
20218,559310.36%
20208,528-361-4.06%
20198,889-73-0.81%
20188,962-159-1.74%
20179,121-209-2.24%
20169,330-330-3.42%
20159,660-167-1.7%
20149,827-169-1.69%
20139,996-178-1.75%
201210,174-108-1.05%
201110,282-106-1.02%
201010,388
199013,053-2,486-16%
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%
188013,2886,28989.86%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.39% (-195)
County Website
Lee County
County Seat
2010 Population
10,388
Area
603 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-23.24% (-2,414)
Founded
April 17, 1873

Lee County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,79355.31%
White3,66342.27%
Two or more races1381.59%
Other race470.54%
Asian160.18%
Native American90.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lee County, Arkansas Population by Race

Lee County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Lee County, Arkansas Median Age

41.6

Total

40.6

Male

46.9

Female

Lee County, Arkansas Adults

There are 7,054 adults, (1,703 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Arkansas.

Lee County, Arkansas Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female3,78443.66%
Male4,88256.34%

Lee County, Arkansas Population by Age

Lee County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5862.7761.938.1
Non Family9701.1963.736.3
Married8873.2280.619.4
Female6714.2535.264.8
Male584.955.244.8
showing: 5 rows

3.63

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lee County, Arkansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 48.23%.

Lee County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,739

Average Earnings

$36,071

Average Male

$31,296

Average Female

Lee County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lee County, Arkansas Language

97.54% of Lee County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Lee County, Arkansas Language

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,9471,53638.92%
White2,84837913.31%
Multiple1373727.01%
Hispanic2223113.96%
Other291034.48%
showing: 5 rows

27.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.82%

Male Poverty Rate

32.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Arkansas is Black, with 38.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Arkansas is White, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.39%.

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.29%
High School20.29%
Some College16.73%
Bachelors or Greater11.14%
showing: 4 rows

Lee County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed67.39%
Male Unemployed47.72%
Female Employed14.32%
Male Employed2.18%
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Lee County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

26.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lee County, Arkansas Marriage

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

Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lee County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

246

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by War

count

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Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.8%

Labor Force Participation

35%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lee County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lee County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.35%

Born in Lee County, Arkansas

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of Lee County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 84.35% having been born in Arkansas. 1.12% 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

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