Lee County, Florida's estimated population is 818,898 with a growth rate of 2.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Florida is the 9th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 620,449 and has seen a growth of 31.98% since this time.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lee County, Florida
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.