Lee County, Florida Population 2022

Lee County, Florida's estimated population is with a growth rate of 1.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Florida is the 8th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 27.55% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lee County, Florida Population 2022

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Lee County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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Lee County, Florida Population by Race

Lee County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Florida Median Age

48.8


Total

47.4


Male

50.1


Female

Lee County, Florida Adults

There are 623,344 adults, (215,942 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Florida.

Lee County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

386,064

51.03%

Male

370,506

48.97%

Lee County, Florida Population by Age

Lee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Florida Household Types

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Florida Households and Families

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Florida Households by Type

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

Lee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.50%.

Lee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,680

Average Earnings

$39,036

Average Male

$30,935

Average Female

Lee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Florida Language by Age

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Lee County, Florida Language

76.89% of Lee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 23.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.78% of the population.

Lee County, Florida Language

Lee County, Florida Poverty by Race

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11.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.81%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Florida is Black, with 21.27% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

Lee County, Florida Poverty

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Lee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Lee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Florida 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, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Florida Marital Status

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55,123

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lee County, Florida Veterans by War

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Lee County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Lee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Lee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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7.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Florida Employment by Age

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Lee County, Florida Employment by Race

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Lee County, Florida 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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25.83%

Born in Lee County, Florida

83.36%

Native Born

16.64%

Foreign Born

8.25%

Non Citizen

8.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.36% of Lee County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 25.83% having been born in Florida. 8.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lee County, Florida Place of Birth

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